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The Parañque Spillway Project seeks to stop Laguna Lake from overflowing
This new bridge will replace the existing San Miguel Bridge
The infrastructure projects in the province of Pampanga seem to be picking up. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has now broken ground for a new P316 million bridge project in San Simon Pampanga.Dubbed the San Miguel 1 Bridge
Expect heavy traffic in the area
Residents of Pampanga are going to want to listen up. The Cutcut Intersection, which is a major junction for routes leading to Angeles and Clark, will see major road closures for several Sundays this month.The Department of Public Works and Highways (
What do you think of this project?
Over the years, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has carried out major repairs and improvements to the formerly longest bridge in the country, the SLEXSan Juanico Bridge. Now, the agency is planning to do something even bigger: build a
The agency expects to open up additional segments of CLLEX by March 2023
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) appears to have made significant progress with the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) project. The agency has shared that about a year after partially opening the new freeway to the public, the ongoing construction
It will hopefully improve the local economy, too
Moving around within Bicol province might soon become less time-consuming. This is after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) provided its latest update on the upcoming Albay-Sorsogon Connector Road.Also known as the Bacon-Manito Road, the new
The new 3.98km bridge is targeted for completion by 2027
Last month, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that the Philippines has secured a massive loan from China that will help build the Samal Island-Davao City Connector Bridge. Now, the project is officially in full swing.The DPWH,
There will be dedicated floors for public transport and for an exhibit
Check this out, commuters: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have broken ground for the Philippines' first 'science terminal' building.Dubbed the Taguig City Science Terminal and Exhibit Center, this new facility will
Planning to use it?
Iloilo motorists, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has some good news for you: The Ungka 2 Flyover is finally open to you guys.The new piece of infrastructure isn't fully open, though. Both directions of traffic must share
Along with the 161m Simora Bridge under the Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project
We have some good news for residents of Laoang and Palapag in Northern Samar, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just opened two major components of the Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project.The agency has shared that the
The DPWH is calling it a ‘superstructure’
Do we need fancy bridges with eye-catching arches? Maybe not, since a simple structure will probably get the job done just as well. You have to admit, though, that it is kind of nice seeing new pieces of infrastructure with some
Are you in favor of all this borrowing?
The Philippine infrastructure push continues, but don't trick yourself into thinking all these fancy new projects are being built for free.Concrete costs money, of course, and in the case of the upcoming Samal Island-Davao City Connector Bridge, funding is
This 420km TR5 segment will connect the upcoming TR4 all the way to Bicol
It was about two years ago when we first heard about San Miguel Corporation's (SMC) plans to build a new South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) segment that will stretch from Lucena all the way to Sorsogon. Now, it appears SMC is making
Drive safe if you’re in the area
Taal Volcano isn't the only ash-spewing mound of dirt the Philippines has its eyes on right now.In case you missed it, Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon erupted on the morning of Sunday, June 5, launching volcanic ash high up into
Waiting for this?
You don't necessarily need mega projects like the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) or additional Skyway segments to improve the flow of traffic. In some areas, even simple bypass roads are enough to lessen the load on the road system.In
More roads to look forward to?
In case you missed it, the Philippines is kind of in a financial bind. All that pandemic funding and the government's Build Build Build program are finally starting to catch up with taxpayers, and the outlook isn't looking too pretty.
What do you think of this choice?
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) may soon have a new face leading it.President-elect Bongbong Marcos has nominated San Miguel Corporation (SMC) Tollways boss Manny Bonoan to be the agency's new head. Marcos made the announcement earlier
The new Clarin Bridge is set to be fully opened by June 7
Remember that bridge in Bohol that collapsed a while back? Its replacement is set to fully open next month.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just announced that the construction of a new approach road for the new Clarin
Domo arigato
For many car guys, a quick drive up some twisty mountain roads is the perfect way to de-stress. After all, nothing lifts our spirits like some fresh air and a nice ride to detach one's self from the burden of
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