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The first section is expected to open within the year
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
Passing here when it opens?
Yes, the month-long Kamuning Flyover closure in Quezon City was a major inconvenience to motorists-but authorities didn't close an entire side of the bridge just for the sake of it. If you'll recall, "large potholes and cracks" were
About time
Did last month's Kamuning Flyover closure throw a wrench in your daily commute? If you raised your hand, the local government has some good news for you.Quezon City has announced that repair works on the flyover are ahead of schedule
One of the four remaining interchanges that will complete CALAX
It looks like the next Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) interchange is starting to take shape: the Silang-Aguinaldo Interchange.In its latest press release, Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) subsidiary MPCALA Holdings has announced that the new interchange leading to Aguinaldo Highway
This new 1.6km segment will connect Merville to E. Rodriguez
Last month, Metro Pacific Tollways (MPTC) subsidiary Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (CIC) shared that the Cavitex-C5 Link Flyover Extension was set to open "soon." We now know just how soon that will be: within this month.CIC announced that it is now
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
Should more expressways allow this?
The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) isn't just one of the most beautiful pieces of infrastructure in the Philippines-it's also one of the most accessible. This is because it isn't open to cars, trucks, buses, and low-displacement
Zero disbursements have been made so far. The Loans Agreement closes in November
The mass transport system in Metro Manila is still a mess, and we're in dire need of solutions. But it appears that there's another setback as the World Bank has just canceled the loans for the Metro Manila BRT Line
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
More taxes might be coming
Motorists, brace yourselves. More taxes may be on the horizon.During a recent roundtable discussion with BusinessWorld editors, incoming head of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Arsenio Balisacan suggested that additional taxes may be needed if the country wants to
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
A more serious take on the PH’s treatment of pedestrians
We all laughed when images of that ridiculous sky-high pedestrian overpass in Quezon City first surfaced a few years ago. But deep inside? We all knew it was a symptom of a very serious problem.That problem is that pedestrians aren'
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
SALEX has a nice ring to it
NLEX, SCTEX, CALAX, NAIAX-frankly, we wouldn't blame you if you're already having trouble memorizing all the abbreviated expressways here in Luzon. There are just so many of them already. And soon, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and San Miguel
Repairs will take one week
Great. As if the traffic situation around the Kamuning area wasn't bad enough already.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that the southbound side of the EDSA-Timog Flyover has been closed. This comes after "large potholes and cracks"
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