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P1.6-B Expressway Expansion to Make Travel to Subic Faster, Safer

Two new expressway lanes, two bridges and a new tunnel will be built

Traveling to Subic might soon be a whole lot more convenient, as the NLEX Corporation has a P1.6-billion agreement with the Santa Clara International Corporation for the expansion of the Subic Freeport Expressway (SFEX).The project comes in a bid to improve the ...

by Drei Laurel for TopGear.com.ph  | May 23, 2019 08:00:00
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Manila to Cavite in 45 Minutes: Faster Trips to the South by 2022

Construction of the Cavite segment of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) has begun

Commuters from Manila may soon expect quicker trips to the south as the Department of Public Highways (DPWH) started the construction of a new toll road in Cavite.On Wednesday, March 27, the DPWH and officials of the MPCALA Holdings Inc., the project’s ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines and Esquire Philippines  | March 30, 2019 08:00:00
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Metro Manila's First Three Subway Stations Will Be Good to Go by 2022

The consortium that won the design and build contract of the country's first subway was just announced

Talk about a last minute deal.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced the consortium that won the design-and-build contract of the first part of the Metro Manila subway on Monday, February 25, two days before the project’s scheduled groundbreaking ceremony.The consortium of Japanese ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | February 27, 2019 10:00:00
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Planned PNR Train Will Cut Travel Time from Manila to Bulacan to Just 35 Minutes

The Tutuban to Malolos leg of the PNR North-South Commuter Railway has started construction

“If February, as they say, is the month of love and of hearts, for the Department of Transportation (DOTr), February is the month of launching projects.”So said DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, during his keynote speech for the groundbreaking ceremony of yet another ...

by Pauline Macaraeg for Esquiremag.ph  | February 22, 2019 04:00:00
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Heads Up: Tandang Sora Flyover Will Be Closed Until 2020

It will be closed to make way for the construction of the MRT-7

Quezon City residents know for a fact how heavy the traffic could be along Commonwealth Avenue, which is one of the city's major roadways. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority advises motorists to brace for heavier traffic following the looming closure of the ...

by Kevyn Tapnio for Spot.ph  | February 16, 2019 08:00:00
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Six-Lane Otis Bridge in Manila is Now Open

Ahead of schedule, too

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that the new six-lane Otis Bridge in Paco, Manila, is now open.Located along P.M. Guazon Street, Otis Bridge was finished in just five months and ahead of schedule, the DPWH said in a statement. If you’ll recall, ...

by Drei Laurel for TopGear.com.ph  | December 05, 2018 12:00:00
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PH's First Eco-Airport in Bohol-Panglao Is Finally Open

The airport started its commercial operations on November 28

If you've been following news about the Bohol-Panglao Airport, then you would already know by now that it has been quite a few years in the making. Eighteen years after its first feasibility study was conducted, the eco-friendly airport was finally inaugurated ...

by Henna Yu for Spot.ph  | November 29, 2018 12:00:00
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Parañaque Terminal Exchange Starts Commercial Operations Nov. 10

Provincial buses passing through Cavitex to start and end their trips at country's first landport

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), the country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal, will officially begin operations on 4 a.m., Saturday, 10 November 2018.Provincial buses that pass through the Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX) and Coastal ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 09, 2018 07:00:00
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Duterte Inaugurates Parañaque Terminal Exchange as DOTr Seeks Waiver Php100-M Annual Subsidy from Gov't

PITx was one of PPP projects awarded under Aquino administration and completed under new president

The country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal, the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITx), opened its doors on November 5 with President Rodrigo Duterte leading the inauguration rites.The terminal’s opening comes as commuters flocked back to Metro Manila after the long weekend that ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 05, 2018 06:00:00
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Duterte to Inaugurate Php5.6-B Parañaque Terminal Exchange, PH's First 'Landport'

PITx was one of PPP projects awarded under Aquino administration and completed under new president

The country’s first integrated and multi-modal terminal, the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITx), is opening its doors today, November 5, with President Rodrigo Duterte set to lead the inauguration rites.The terminal’s inauguration comes as commuters flocked back to Metro Manila after the long ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 05, 2018 12:00:00
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After Mactan-Cebu Airport Makeover, Gov't Eyes Davao and Kalibo Hubs Next for Major Upgrade

Aviation regulators grant original proponent status to Chelsea Logistics and Mega7 to develop the two airports

Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy’s Chelsea Logistics Corporation (CLC) received the original proponent status from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to develop, maintain and operate the Davao International Airport, the agency announced on October 23, Tuesday.CLC’s Php49-billion unsolicited proposal was submitted to the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 24, 2018 09:00:00
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Makati Awards $3.7-B Subway Project 7 Months Ahead of May 2019 Polls

Will IRC begin construction amid the tight electoral contest between Binay siblings?

The Makati City Government has officially awarded listed real estate firm IRC Properties Inc. the permit to establish and operate a subway system in the city, the company said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Tuesday, October 23.“The ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 23, 2018 04:00:00
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Parañaque Terminal Exchange for Cavite Buses to Open in November, says DOTr

Department touts benefits of PH's first "landport" in just-released video

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced through a newly-released video that the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITx), the country’s first intermodal land transport terminal, is set to open in November.The Php3.5-billion facility was scheduled for a soft opening early October but ...

by Pauline Macaraeg and Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 04, 2018 04:00:00
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