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DPWH OPENS KALAYAAN BRIDGE ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge, now called the Kalayaan Bridge, is finally opened having been inaugurated just in time as the country celebrated 123rd Independence Day on June 12. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the inauguration of Kalayaan Bridge connecting Lawton Avenue in Makati City and Sta. Monica Street in Pasig City is […]

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CLEAR EDSA FLYOVERS OF ALL OBSTRUCTIONS – ABALOS

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos recently inspected the ground level of several flyovers along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). According to Abalos, this is in line with the agency’s drive against urban decay and to ensure orderliness and cleanliness in the metropolis. Areas inspected by the traffic chief were EDSA-Kamuning, Timog and […]

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MMDA REOPENS EDSA U-TURN SLOT IN CALOOCAN – ABALOS

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority reopened the General Tinio U-turn slot along EDSA in Caloocan City after the agency received complaints of heavy traffic in the area. “To alleviate the heavy traffic flow, we will reopen the U-turn slot in Gen. Tinio pending the proposed elevated bus ramps,” MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos said after his […]

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MMDA CLOSES QC ACADEMY U-TURN SLOT ON OCT. 12

Following the closure of the U-turn slot near the Trinoma Mall and North Avenue along EDSA recently, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the scheduled closure of another U-turn slot along EDSA to make way for the EDSA Busway project. The U-turn slot (northbound and southbound) in front of the Quezon City Academy will […]

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SHORTER EDSA TRAVEL TIME WITH ‘CAROUSEL’ BUSES – LIM

A more accessible, convenient and faster mass transport system awaits commuters with the full implementation of the EDSA Carousel bus project. According to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Danilo Lim, designating the innermost lane of EDSA exclusively for buses will help decongest traffic, thus reducing travel time from north to south entry points of EDSA […]

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MORE HAZARD MARKERS INSTALLED IN EDSA – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it has installed additional hazard markers along EDSA for give motorists better visibility. “Seven out of ten units of 300 mm yellow flashing lights have been placed in strategic locations on Edsa for additional road guidance for motorists,” MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said. Yellow flashing lights […]

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BGC-ORTIGAS CENTER ROAD LINK PROJECT NOW 45% COMPLETE – VILLAR

The Bonifacio Global City (BGC) to Ortigas Center Road Link Project is now 45 percent complete, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reported. During inspection of the P1.6-billion project, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar said that once finished, the road link will be a traffic game changer as it will reduce to […]

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DUTERTE GOV’T TO DELIVER PROMISE OF EDSA DECONGESTION – VILLAR

The current administration will be able to deliver on its promise to decongest Edsa, the main and busiest thoroughfare in Metro Manila, within the six-year term of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has assured. Speaking to Palace reporters, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar expressed confidence that the Duterte government can […]

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ROAD, INFRA PROJECTS TO DECONGEST EDSA – VILLAR

The government remains committed to its promise to decongest Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) through the construction of various road and infrastructure projects that can serve as alternate routes for motorists. “We’re well underway in fulfilling the promise of our President at the beginning of his term,” Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary […]

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MMDA SUPPORTS SAFE SPACES ACT – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has expressed its full support for the implementation of Republic Act 11313 or most commonly known as Safe Spaces Act. On the signing of its implementing rules and regulations, MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said that the agency will ensure that its part as one of the implementing bodies of the […]