Kelok Sembilan Bridge which connecting West Sumatra Province and Riau Province in kilometer 143-148 has been officially opened on October 31, 2013. Kelok Sembilan Bridge is also called as Kelok Sembilan Overpass, because it is over the old Kelok 44. The first stage of the bridge is 720 meters with 4 kilometer access road, the second stage is 250 meters bridge and 1 kilometer access road. The bridge will cut time and the most important is make drivers safer compare with through the beautiful scenery, but dangerous Kelok 44 traditional route which will still operates for tourism purposes. The bridge is predicted can save vehicles and passengers cost up to Rp134.5 billion per year. The bridge cost itself was Rp550 billion ($49.5 million).