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CCLEX main bridge deck close to completion

CCLEX main bridge deck close to completion

The construction of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway’s (CCLEX) main bridge deck is drawing to a close, with merely 11 meters left before the gap is filled. Remaining works on the main bridge are now only composed of two segments, all at Tower 1, and the final closing segment that will connect to Tower 2’s deck.... continue reading

SMC’s MRT-7 train cars to start arriving next week

SMC’s MRT-7 train cars to start arriving next week

SAN Miguel Corp. (SMC) announced on Wednesday that the first batch of train cars for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line-7 project, which is targeted for completion next year, will arrive in the Philippines next week. “The trains, which consist of six cars, or two train sets procured from South Korea’s Hyundai ROTEM, have cleared... continue reading

Clark International Airport is a finalist in architecture awards

Clark International Airport is a finalist in architecture awards

THE CLARK International Airport has been named as one of the finalists in the 2021 World Selection of the Prix Versailles Architecture and Design Awards under the Airport Category. Finalists of the Prix Versailles are chosen for their innovative design and connection to their local area’s culture and heritage. “The World Selections pay tribute to... continue reading

SMC sees airport project as first green city

SMC sees airport project as first green city

San Miguel Corp. sees its airport and aerocity project in Bulakan, Bulacan as sliver lining amid the challenges the country is facing because of the global pandemic. “I want to emphasize to our countrymen that what we are building is more than just an international gateway with four runways, with an infrastructure network to connect... continue reading

LRT-1 partners with P2P bus service for NAIA, PITX connection

LRT-1 partners with P2P bus service for NAIA, PITX connection

MANILA – Going to key air and land transportation hubs in Metro Manila is now easier after the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) partnered with UBE Express Inc. (UBEx) for direct point-to-point (P2P) connections to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). In a statement on Tuesday, the LRMC... continue reading

Bulacan airport: model for green cities

Bulacan airport: model for green cities

San Miguel Corporation (SMC)’s P740-billion New Manila International Airport in Bulacan will be the first “pacesetter for green cities” in the country, addressing social and environmental concerns to be both sustainable and equitable, according to top urban planner Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. The “airport plus city” or “aerocity” will adopt practices that its master planner... continue reading

#MBSideTrip: CCLEX nears completion as remaining gap about to be closed

#MBSideTrip: CCLEX nears completion as remaining gap about to be closed

The Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is nearing its completion as there are just only a few meters left before its remaining gap becomes fully closed. “As of today, August 25, 2021, there are just 20 meters left before the 390-meter bridge deck will be connected,” as posted by the bridge’s Facebook Page. CCLEX will... continue reading

Metro Pacific’s CALAX Silang East Interchange now open

Metro Pacific’s CALAX Silang East Interchange now open

MPCALA Holdings, Inc. announced on Tuesday the opening of the Silang East Interchange section of the 45-kilometer Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) project. “This afternoon… mabubuksan na po natin ang (we will open the) additional five-kilometer Silang East Interchange,” Roberto V. Bontia said at the opening ceremony of the expressway section from Silang East Interchange to Santa... continue reading

CALAX sub-section to cater to 5,000 motorists daily

CALAX sub-section to cater to 5,000 motorists daily

MANILA, Philippines — Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar yesterday led the ceremonial opening of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Sub-section 5 from Silang East Interchange to Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange in Cavite. “While this pandemic may have slowed down and disrupted the implementation of projects, the Sub-section 5 or 5.14 kilometers Silang East Interchange to... continue reading

Clark airport gets award nomination

Clark airport gets award nomination

THE Clark International Airport was selected as one of the world finalists for the annual Prix Versailles awards, which recognizes the best architecture and design projects globally. In a statement, the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said that among those nominated in the Prix Versailles World Finale this year are six airports, six university campuses, six... continue reading