Thursday, January 9, 2020

Build build build: From 6 hours travel time to 3 hours (Manila to La Union)

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The Duterte administration will build the Luzon Spine Expressway Network until President Duterte end his term.

According to Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar, a 1,040 km expressway network will be built to connect the nothern and southern most part of Luzon. The travel time from Metro Manila to San Fernando, La Union will be reduced from six (6) hours and 55 minutes to three (3) hours and 10 minutes. Moreover, travel time from La Union to Bicol will be reduced from 19 hours and 40 minutes to eight (8) hours and 15 minutes.

The NLEX Harbor Link Project, Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway, Central Luzon Link Expressway, Plaridel By-Pass Road Phase II, Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 and NLEX-SLEX Connector Road are included in the expressway network.

Source: Manila Bulletin

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