Panguil Bay Bridge in Northern Mindanao is 61% complete

Panguil Bay Bridge

The Panguil Bay Bridge, dubbed the longest sea-crossing bridge in Northern Mindanao, is already 61 percent complete.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What cities will the Panguil Bay Bridge connect?

    The Panguil Bay Bridge will connect the City of Tangub in Misamis Occidental to the Municipality of Tubod in Lanao del Norte.
  • How fast can motorists travel from Lanao Del Norte to Misamis Occidental (and vice versa) when the bridge is completed?

    Upon completion, the travel time from Lanao Del Norte to Misamis Occidental using the Panguil Bay Bridge will only be seven minutes.
  • According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH),  the bridge — which will connect the City of Tangub in Misamis Occidental to the Municipality of Tubod in Lanao del Norte when finished — will reduce the travel time from Lanao Del Norte and Misamis Occidental (and vice versa) from two hours to just seven minutes.

    Officially started on February 2020, the agency said that the targeted date of completion is December next year.

    Panguil Bay Bridge 1

    The Panguil Bay Bridge Project has a 320-meter (m) main bridge (extra-dosed type) with a 1,920m approach bridge made of pre-stressed concrete girder, and an approach road.

    The construction blitz started following the full completion of all 54 bored piling works to allow the start of construction of the 36 abutments and pier column, 32 coping, and commence on both ends at Tubod and Tangub City the incremental launching method (ILM) for the superstructure.

    The bridge — funded by a loan agreement between the Government of the Philippines and the Korean Export-Import Bank — costs P7.375 billion.

    Photos from Department of Public Works and Highways

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