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The credit is to be used for road repair and the provision of managerial and planning assistance.

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Immediately following the renewal of its membership in the World Bank Group in 1967, Indonesia's neglected transport system was a primary focus for both government and Bank Group officials. The funding for Highway Project (01), an IDA credit for $28 million, aims to both repair about 3,000 km of roads and provide managerial and planning assistance for ongoing work in the sector.

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Construction of a 25-mile paved highway (1723764; Credit: The World Bank); cover of <em>1968-1970 Highway Services</em> report (131382B).
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Construction of a 25-mile paved highway (1723764; Credit: The World Bank); cover of 1968-1970 Highway Services report (131382B).

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Title
Highway Project (01)
Description
P003704: Approved June 17, 1969
The project profile contains an overview of the project, financial details, and a list of project documents and archival record folders related to the project.
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Highway Project (01)
Description

June 20, 1969
President McNamara discusses the Bank's engagement with Indonesia during the signing of the Indonesia's first transportation loan.

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Loan signing press conference
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Loan signing press conference
Audio File
Title
First Highway Project: Staff Appraisal Report
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First Highway Project: Staff Appraisal Report
Description
Document date: June 3, 1969
The report details the project's background, economic justification, objectives, and components.
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First Highway Project: Project Performance Audit Report
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First Highway Project: Project Performance Audit Report
Description
Document date: June 20, 1978
The report evaluates the completed project and describes implementation issues. The Project Completion Report, also included, describes the project's impacts.
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Cover of Indonesia 1968-1970 Highway Services, Summary Report- Part 1
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Cover of <em>Indonesia 1968-1970 Highway Services, Summary Report- Part 1</em>
Description

Oct., 1969
The Summary Report identifies thirteen high priority highway projects for inclusion in the 1970-1973 Highway Development Program (131382B).

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Memorandum regarding loan negotiations
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Memorandum regarding loan negotiations
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June 12, 1969
The memo contains a list of participants and a description of decisions made (1787066).

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Press release -- $44 million lent for agriculture and roads in Indonesia
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Press release -- $44 million lent for agriculture and roads in Indonesia
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June 18, 1969
The press release also includes the announcement and details of a $16 million agriculture sector loan to Indonesia (1787066).

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Correspondence from Wilfried Thalwitz to Robert Sadove
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Correspondence from Wilfried Thalwitz to Robert Sadove
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Feb. 1, 1969
Thalwitz speculates on the arrival of an appraisal mission to Indonesia and the cost of a first transportation sector loan to the country (1787066). 

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Construction of a 25-mile paved highway
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Construction of a 25-mile paved highway
Description
October 1970
Heavy earth-moving equipment is being used to construct the highway to Rentang Dam in West Java (1723764; Credit: The World Bank).
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Reconstruction of heavy bridge
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Reconstruction of heavy bridge
Description
October 1970
The bridge is being reconstructed over a rushing stream on the Bandung-Tijirebon highway in West Java (1723764; Credit: The World Bank).
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Reconstruction of heavy bridge
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Reconstruction of heavy bridge
Description
October 1970
The bridge is being reconstructed over a rushing stream on the Bandung-Tijirebon highway in West Java (1723764; Credit: The World Bank).
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Interview with Wilfried P. Thalwitz
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Interview with Wilfried P. Thalwitz
Description
Interview dates: Jan. 22 and Feb. 12 and 28, 1996. Refences to the transportation sector in Indonesia are on pages 20-21 of his transcript.
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