DPWH completes new four-lane bridge along Plaridel Bypass Road in Bulacan

by Leandre Grecia | Apr 22, 2021
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A bit of good news for Bulakenyos: the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has officially completed widening the 2.2km section along the Plaridel Bypass Road in Bulacan.

The section of the road now has four lanes in total, and the completion of the project included the addition of a two-lane bridge parallel to the Angat River Bridge (Bridge No. 8). It stretches a total of 1.12km, which the DPWH says is currently one of the longest bridges in the country.

The DPWH, together the with Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) and the UPMO-Road Management Cluster 1 (RMC 1), recently conducted the final inspection of the newly completed section.

The project is under the Arterial Road Bypass Project Phase 3. This involves the widening of the entire 24.61km stretch of the Plaridel Bypass Road from the Balagtas area of the North Luzon Expressway, all the way to San Rafael in Bulacan.

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You can view the DPWH’s official announcement below:

To our readers who frequent this thoroughfare: How will this improve traffic in the area? Tell us your thoughts in the comments.

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