Another mega bridge in the works?
The infrastructure just keeps on coming. More good news comes out of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) today as the agency has just announced a new multi-billion-peso loan for the 32km Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) Island Bridges
The new bridge will be inaugurated on April 27
Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has just confirmed that the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) will be inaugurated on April 27, 2022. In addition, the company has made clarifications that will come as pleasant news for riders down south.MPTC has announced
How do you think this will affect traffic in the area?
We've already lost count of how many times the completion date of the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge was moved over the past year or so. None of this matters now, though, because the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has officially
They just keep on coming
Metro Manila's recent shift down to Alert Level 1 and the rise in vehicle volume that accommodated it showed us that traffic isn't going away any time soon. But is building more roads truly the solution to this problem?Well,
It’s opening before Holy Week
When the BGC-Ortigas Bridge and Rockwell Bridge were opened to the public last year, the new pieces of infrastructure were the talk of the town because of their potential. As far as aesthetics, though? They looked like, well, regular bridges.The
It’s tall enough to allow container ships to pass underneath, too
If you ask us, motoring megastructures are never just about making getting from point A to B faster. The sheer scale of these projects will take your breath away as well.Some of the most jaw-dropping accomplishments in motoring infrastructure include
Something to look forward to
Early in February, we reported that the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge was scheduled to open by Holy Week 2022. We also shared images of the structure being put up over the Pasig River, albeit ones taken from afar and from a bird's-
Will this bridge help ease up traffic in Metro Manila?
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) signed a contract for the detailed engineering design works of the Bataan-Cavite Interlink Bridge (BCIB) back in October 2020. More than a year since, the agency now shares that it has made some
Are you satisfied with the agency’s performance in 2021?
As with the year before it, infrastructure was among the Philippine government's main selling points in 2021. Some of the big-ticket projects that came to fruition in the National Capital Region last year include the BGC-Ortigas Bridge and new
Frankly, this should be a thing everywhere
Fancy 3D-printed steering wheels and body panels? That's nice. Over in Amsterdam, entire pieces of infrastructure are now being manufactured using the technology.The city recently unveiled a brand-new "smart 3D-printed" pedestrian bridge called the MX3D Bridge that
It connects General Luna with several nearby villages and municipalities
The government has completed a number of infrastructure projects down south lately. This time, it has inaugurated a new three-point bridge system in Siargao Island in Surigao Del Norte.The system consists of the 348.8m Catangnan-Baitoonan Bridge, the 75.
It is expected to drastically cut travel time between the two areas
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is working on another bridge down south, this time in Mindanao.The agency recently shared that the construction of the Panguil Bay Bridge Project is "moving ahead," as bored piles for the piers have
The bridge will connect Panay, Guimaras, and Negros
In case you haven't heard, another big-ticket infrastructure project in the Visayas region- apart from the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway-is already in the works: the Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) Bridge Project.The PGN Bridge seeks to provide easier land
Construction is now 81% complete
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) told us a few months ago that it is eyeing "substantial completion" of the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge by the end of the year. Now, the agency has announced that the bridge could be opened
Looking forward to this?
Have you tried out the newly-opened BGC-Ortigas Bridge yet? If you haven't, you might want to give it a shot next time you're heading to either BGC or Pasig City, as the structure can drastically reduce your travel
Will this making getting to and from Makati City easier?
So it looks like the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was able to meet its adjusted timeline for the new Rockwell Bridge after all.The new piece of infrastructure, which is also referred to as the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, was
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