MPDT was an initial for Multi-Purpose Deep Tunnel, a project assigned by President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia to conduct feasibility studies. This 23-km three-level smart tunnel will carry three lanes on each level and flood waters at the lowest level. It will run under the railway line from Pasar Minggu to Pluit.

Jakarta Deep Tunnel

Projected to cost USD1.5 billion and will resolve the millions of dollars worth of annual losses to the Indonesian governent due to annual floodings. With a 55-year concession, this project should be physically implemented in 2021 and completed in 2025.

It is projected that an average of seven million vehicles per year will use the tunnel.