Articles about Infrastructure

Think we’ll feel this here in the Philippines, too?
The US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and European Union are pushing back against China's Belt and Road initiative with a global infrastructure plan of its own.The members of the Group of Seven (G7) has agreed on the Build
Will this help solve our traffic issues?
There may have been a delay or two, but the Santa Monica-Lawton Bridge, also known as the BGC-Ortigas Bridge, has finally been opened to motorists.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) inaugurated the new piece of infrastructure, now
Reconnecting neighborhoods is now the new approach toward ‘fixing’ cities
Here in the Philippines, we're starting to see more and more roads pop up courtesy of the current administration's infra push. In other countries, however, it's a bit of the opposite.Several cities in the United States, for example,
And this is by no means a comprehensive list
Most people living in Metro Manila have a love-hate relationship with the city (but probably more hate). Public transportation can be a problem, especially when you have to ride the train or a bus every single day, and car-centric road
“So, nakabuti ba tayo?”
Infrastructure isn't just about cars. It isn't just about solving traffic and loosening Metro Manila's clogged roadways. If you ask San Miguel Corporation (SMC) boss Ramon S. Ang, the bigger picture in the country's ongoing infrastructure push is
The groundbreaking was held today
Reaching the EDSA Busway stops may soon be a whole lot easier for countless Metro Manila commuters now that three new concourses along the major thoroughfare are being built.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) held the groundbreaking ceremony for the EDSA Busway
Does the metro need another toll road?
After the completion of Skyway Stage 3 (SS3), San Miguel Corporation has its eyes set on the Pasig River Expressway (PAREX), another elevated toll road that aims to decongest the major arteries of Metro Manila. But there has been a lot of
It was supposed to open in June
It looks like we're going to have to wait a little while longer before we get to drive over the new Rockwell Bridge.Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Mark Villar has shared that the opening of the new
Another project to look forward to
The San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is far from finished with developing the Skyway. Its latest plan? To implement the country's first and only bus rapid transit (BTR) system on the elevated expressway.That's right. A BRT is now in SMC'
Motorists can now access Sta. Mesa in Manila via the elevated tollway
The Skyway Stage 3 is almost fully operational-San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has now opened additional ramps along the elevated tollway.Starting today, April 22, motorists can access Santa Mesa in Manila via the newly opened Nagtahan northbound and southbound off-ramps."
The 1.12km bridge is part of the newly-widened 2.22km section of the road
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
It begins in May 2021
Looking forward to seeing the rise of the Pasig River Expressway (PAREX)? Well, good news for you, then: San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is officially starting its massive Pasig River cleanup in May.This rehab of the notorious river is part of SMC'
Northbound motorists can instead use the newly opened Skyway Extension on-ramp
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) recently announced that the Hillsborough Skyway off-ramp will be permanently closed on April 19, 2021. Now, the company has confirmed that starting 6am on that same day, the steel ramp near the Alabang viaduct will be made
The project is already over 96% finished
Safety first. This is the mindset the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is going with for the inauguration of the soon-to-be-completed LRT-2 East Extension.The agency has announced that it has delayed the inauguration of the rail project due
As SMC accelerates work on the southbound side of the Skyway Extension
After opening the northbound section of the Skyway Extension a few days ago, San Miguel Corporation has announced that work on the southbound side "will advance and move at a faster pace" to meet the project's completion by the third quarter
2020 was a busy year for San Miguel
Person of the Year. It's the first time Top Gear Philippines is handing one of these babies out as part of its annual awards event, and, as such, a lot of thought went into choosing the winner. We'd be lying,
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