DPWH lights up Binondo-Intramuros Bridge as completion nears

Intramuros-Binondo Bridge project

The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) recently lit up the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge, which signals that the project is nearing completion.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • When is the target opening of the modernized Binondo-Intramuros Bridge?

    DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain said that the bridge will be opened to the public anytime between April 5 to 9.
  • How many vehicles are expected to use the bridge on a daily basis?

    The department estimated that around 30,000 motorists will be using the bridge once completed.
  • In his report to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercadopublic works undersecretary Emil Sadain said that the modernized bridge that connects Binondo and Intramuros over Pasig River will be opened anytime between April 5 to 9.

    Intramuros-Binondo Bridge project

    Sadain said that construction crews are currently working on the bridge’s carriageway, ramps, as well as other components and could be opened sooner before the 2022 Holy Week begins.

    When opened to traffic, the new two-way, four-lane bridge is expected to cater to around 30,000 vehicles every day and is expected to attract tourists with engineering design.

    Intramuros-Binondo Bridge project

    It is also built with a sidewalk for pedestrians and joggers separated by safety railings and marked lanes for bikers.

    The Binondo-Intramuros Bridge and Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge are two flagship infrastructure projects funded by a grant from China.

    Photos from Department of Public Works and Highways

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