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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,
Passage through this 4km northbound segment is free until further notice
Here it is, ladies and gents. After a few major delays, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has officially opened the northbound section of the Skyway Extension Project.A few weeks ago, SMC shared that the elevated tollway was already structurally complete, and now
Exciting stuff right here, folks
We said this before and we'll say it again: Plastic-built roads may actually be coming sooner than we think.In February 2020, the Department of Public Works and Highways-Bureau of Research and Standards (DPWH-BRS) successfully paved a portion
The agency is being careful during ECQ, though
The new Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, also known as Rockwell Bridge, was supposed to have been finished by now. It was originally scheduled to open in December 2020, but unfortunately, COVID-19 happened and the timeline for the project's completion had to
Expected to be completed in 2023
Move over, San Juanico. By 2023, the country's longest bridge will be the Panguil Bay Bridge in Northern Mindanao.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that it is set to begin working on the Panguil Bay Bridge
Care to take a guess what his ride is?
When it comes to roads, we think it's pretty safe to say Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) head Mark Villar knows his stuff. The man is, after all, responsible for making most of the current admin's big-ticket
These roads will all be part of the bigger Luzon Spine Expressway Network
One by one, we're beginning to see big-ticket infrastructure projects-particularly major expressways such as the Skyway Stage 3-completed. All these are aimed at reducing travel time to, from, or around the metro as well as improving traffic in
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