Sec. Tugade to PUV drivers: Join service contracting, tsuper iskolar program

Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Art Tugade reiterated his call for public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers and conductors to join the Service Contracting and the Tsuper Iskolar Program as part of the agency’s assistance to road transport stakeholders who are among the hardest hit sectors by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Nandito po tayo para magbigay ng… Read More Sec. Tugade to PUV drivers: Join service contracting, tsuper iskolar program

Bulacan LGUs back rehabilitation of Meycauayan, Bigaa bridges

With safety and long-term benefits in mind, local government executives in Bulacan are throwing their support behind the simultaneous rehabilitation of NLEX bridges in Meycauayan and Bigaa in Balagtas as the project will enable safer and more comfortable journey for motorists.  “These two bridges have been vital in facilitating safe and unimpeded travel of motorists… Read More Bulacan LGUs back rehabilitation of Meycauayan, Bigaa bridges

Cavitex completes road maintenance project

Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (CIC),  along with its Joint Venture (JV) partner, the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) on Monday announced the completion of its heavy maintenance project on critical portions of Manila-Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX).  Started February of this year, the project entailed rehabilitation and repair of road surface distresses such as pavement fractures, distortions, and disintegration… Read More Cavitex completes road maintenance project

SMC, DPWH open Skyway Stage 3 Quirino southbound exit

San Miguel Corporation (SMC), through SMC Infrastructure, on Monday announced the opening of the southbound Quirino exit of the Skyway Stage 3 elevated expressway to Class-1 vehicles.  “The opening of the Quirino southbound exit will greatly improve accessibility from Quezon City and Manila. With more private vehicles diverted to Skyway Stage 3 on their way… Read More SMC, DPWH open Skyway Stage 3 Quirino southbound exit

NLEX undertakes rehabilitation of Meycauayan, Bigaa bridges

NLEX Corporation has started the simultaneous rehabilitation of Meycauayan and Bigaa bridges in Bulacan aimed at providing safer and smoother expressway travel.  “We always look after the safety and convenience of our motorists. Both bridges were built in the 1960s and it is high time that we replace the girders and slabs to strengthen the… Read More NLEX undertakes rehabilitation of Meycauayan, Bigaa bridges

NLEX raises toll by 2%-3% starting May 18

The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has authorized the NLEX Corporation to collect a nominal 2% to 3% toll increase starting May 18, 2021.  This following recent TRB review consistent with regulatory procedures recognizing the continuing investments of the private sector operators. The adjustment is part of the approved periodic adjustments due in 2012 and 2014, or… Read More NLEX raises toll by 2%-3% starting May 18

NLEX expects RFID system enhancements by third quarter of 2021

NLEX Corp. on Wednesday said it expects to complete the enhancement  in the radio frequency identification (RFID) system by third quarter of the year that would improve the travel experience of motorists.  Enhancements in the  RFID system nvolves system updates, realignment of antennas, installation of contactless card readers, and the initial implementation of automatic license plate… Read More NLEX expects RFID system enhancements by third quarter of 2021

DPWH Sec. Villar : CALAX Silang Section to be completed in 2022

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Tuesday said the new section of the Cavite Laguna Expressway (CALAX) is set to be opened to motorists by third quarter of this year. “I am very pleased that despite the mobility challenges brought about by the pandemic, construction for CALAX Subsection 5 remains on track… Read More DPWH Sec. Villar : CALAX Silang Section to be completed in 2022

Construction of major NLEX infra projects in full blast amid quarantine restrictions

NLEX Corporation on Monday said it is accelerating the construction of major infrastructure projects despite community quarantine restrictions.  These include the 8-kilometer NLEX Connector and the upgrade of the 5-kilometer Candaba Viaduct, as well as other safety repairs and bridge rehabilitation.  “We are following our timelines and have contingencies in place to be able to… Read More Construction of major NLEX infra projects in full blast amid quarantine restrictions

DPWH to open Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge by July this year

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it is set to open the  Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Project by  July 2021.  Public Works Secretary Mark A. Villar said that although the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge Project is yet to be fully completed, it is great to see that final works are now taking place on the bridge… Read More DPWH to open Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge by July this year