Jalan Gubeng in Surabaya Collapses
APORTION of the Jalan Raya Gubeng main thoroughfare in Surabaya, East Java, measuring some 250 square meters collapsed 20 meters, on Tuesday last week
The alleged culprit is deficient construction of the basement for the Siloam Hospital owned by the Lippo Group. “It was failure of engineering. The ground structure disappeared as soon as there occurred movement of water and soil,” said head of the Geology Body, Rudy Suhendar.
Surabaya Deputy Mayor Wisnu Sakti Buana said, the regional administration had been lax in overseeing the construction of the hospital. He ensured that the appr...