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The project will consist of two sea-crossing bridges
Earlier this year, the Philippines was granted a $56.6 million loan from the Republic of Korea for the Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) Island Bridges Project. Now, it looks like the ball is set to start rolling for this big-ticket infrastructure
The project is expected to be finished by 2027
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced earlier this month that construction of the Samal Island-Davao City Connector Bridge Project (SIDC) could begin soon. Well, here we are at the end of October, and the agency has officially broken
It will span a total of 2.56km
Tacloban City's road system is about to get a major upgrade.According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the construction of a brand-new causeway in the capital city of Leyte is set to begin soon.Dubbed the
Buzzer beater!
The Samar Pacific Coastal Road is hardly the Department of Public Works and Highways' (DPWH) smoothest endeavor. Hindered by poor weather, the project has been ongoing for four years already. It appears, however, that construction will soon come to a close.The
This only the partial cost
While Typhoon Karding may already be outside the country's area of responsibility, the Philippines isn't out of troubled waters just yet.Based on partial numbers released by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Typhoon Karding has left behind
Stay safe, everyone
Planning to push through with that road trip you had planned now that Typhoon Noru-labeled locally as Typhoon Karding-is on its way out? You'll probably want to hold off on that idea first.While the worst of Typhoon Karding
The Pampanga Delta Bridge Project is scheduled to be completed by September 2023
There's a new piece of infrastructure up north in Pampanga that's starting to take shape: the Pampanga Delta Bridge. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has now announced that this project is already 88% complete.The agency says
The Parañque Spillway Project seeks to stop Laguna Lake from overflowing
Flooding has been a long-time problem in Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. However, the floods seem to be worsening over the years, and it has further raised concern among authorities.To help address this, the Department of
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
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