Road elevation work for SCTEX Dinalupihan starts

SCTEX Dinalupihan

The NLEX Corporation has started the elevation works for the 640-meter portion of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway's (SCTEX) Dinalupihan section.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What part of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway is undergoing elevation works?

    It is the 640-meter portion of the Dinalupihan section.
  • When is the target completion of the project?

    It is scheduled to be finished come third quarter of 2022. 
  • Eyed to be finished by early third quarter of 2022, the project is expected “to enhance safety, accessibility, and mobility of motorists especially during the rainy season” by reducing the road’s vulnerability to flooding.

    In a statement, the tollway operator said that the project involves the construction of new pavement on top of the existing one, and addition of new culverts or drainage structures.

    SCTEX Dinalupihan

    “We continue to improve our infrastructure assets to boost their serviceability and enable them to be resilient so they can withstand future climate risks,” NLEX Corporation President and General Manager J. Luigi Bautista was quoted as saying.

    The NLEX Corporation assured motorists that while there are minimal lane closures for the duration of the construction, traffic management and safety measures are also being implemented to minimize travel delays.

    Further, road signs and other warning devices have been installed to guide motorists.

    The toll company urged the public to send a message to NLEX Corporation’s social media accounts or call the hotline 1-35000 for additional advisories and details about the closure.

    Relatedly, the NLEX Corporation is upgrading the northbound portion of the Candaba Viaduct and repairing the Pasig-Potrero Bridge in Porac, Pampanga to provide safer and more efficient travel to motorists.

    Photos from NLEX Corporation

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