Philippines’ first pedestrian link bridge

Runway Manila is a modern pedestrian link bridge that connects the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 (T3) and the Newport City. This 220-meter bridge stands 65 meters above Andrews Avenue and features PWD-friendly facilities such as moving walkways and elevators. Up to 2,000 persons can be accommodated by the bridge which is open 24/7. This project was made possible by DPWH in cooperation with the Travellers International Hotel Group.

R-10 CONSTRUCTION RESUMES AFTER SIX PRESIDENTS

After six presidents, the road traversing the old Smokey Mountain area congested by informal settlers will soon turn into a high capacity highway helping offset the usual heavy volume of vehicles in major highways like EDSA and C5. The 9.7 kilometers R-10 stretching from Delpan Bridge, Tondo, Manila to the mouth of the Malabon River at Bangkulasi Bridge, C-4 Road in Navotas City may be used as an alternate route to EDSA and C5 for motorists travelling from Quezon City to Manila and Pasay. The Duterte administration is committed to opening R10 January 2017.

MANDALUYONG MAIN DRAINAGE (MAYSILO) PROJECT

The P609.12 million Mandaluyong Main Drainage (Maysilo) Project is a drainage system designed to meet the present and anticipated future stormwater runoff to mitigate the occurrence of flash flooding at Maysilo area and its immediate vicinity. It is expected to protect 182 hectares, which is composed of 10 barangays and four major roads, namely Boni Avenue (East), Boni Avenue (West), San Francisco Street and Martinez Road.

NAIA EXPRESSWAY

The NAIA Expressway Project Phase is a four-lane, 12.65-kilometer elevated expressway (including ramps) and 2.22-kilometer at-grade road traversing Sales Avenue, Andrews Avenue, Parañaque River, MIAA Road and Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard. When all phases are completed, the Naia Expressway Project is expected to provide easy access to and from NAIA Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4 and will interface with the South Luzon Expressway through Sales Interchange, Manila Cavite Toll Expressway and Macapagal Boulevard.

BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY

The 240-hectare Bonifacio Global City is now one of the premier business and residential districts in the country, with a combined gross floor area of 1.8 million square meters to be built within the next three years. Behind this development is BCDA, in partnership with the Fort Bonifacio Development Corporation (FBDC), composed of the formidable consortium of Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) and Evergreen Holdings, Inc. of the Campos Group.

NEWPORT CITY

The 25-hectare Newport City is located at the former Villamor Air Base. It is the country’s world-class urban integrated tourism resort complex featuring a strong I.T. component and airport-related businesses. It is developed by Megaworld Corporation, another real estate leader known for quality and innovative large-scale residential and office developments.

SUBIC-CLARK-TARLAC EXPRESSWAY

Started on April 5, 2005, the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) is the country’s longest expressway at 93.77 kilometers. Commercial operations started on April 28, 2008, with the opening of the Subic-Clark Segment and Zone A of the portion of Clark-Tarlac Segment. The opening of Zones B and C of the remaining Clark-Tarlac Segment on July 25, 2008, signalled the full operations of the SCTEX. The SCTEX seeks to transform the Central Luzon region into a world-class logistics hub in the Asia-Pacific region through the integration of economic activities in the Subic Bay Freeport, the Clark Freeport Zone, and the Central Techno Park in Tarlac and by linking major infrastructures such as the Seaport in Subic and the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in Clark.

CLARK FREEPORT AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE

The Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone in Pampanga province, with an area of 26,000 hectares, is a fully-integrated logistics, tourism, manufacturing, and agro-industrial development. Within it is Clark International Airport, a 2,367-hectare aviation complex designated as the new international gateway for the Philippines.

AFCS - BEEP CARD

The Php 1.72 Billion project, which commenced on July 2015, involves changing the old magnetic ticketing system and replacing it with the contactless smartcard ticketing system that is interoperable between LRT Lines 1 & 2 and MRT 3 with the AF Consortium as the private partner. This project aims to enable easier transfer of passengers between the said rail lines. In the future, the AFCS shall also be integrated to other modes of public transport such as buses.

MACTAN-CEBU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA), a project that received numerous global recognition and awards as the “Best PPP Deal”, is a Php 17.52 project awarded to GMR Infrastructure and Megawide Consortium. It involves the construction of a new world-class passenger terminal building in MCIA that will have a capacity of about 8 million passengers per year and the operation of the old and new facilities. DOTr already turned-over the operations and maintenance to the private partner last 01 November 2014. Since then, there are various upgrades and changes that have been implemented: greener terminal building with new seats, washrooms are being renovated, new self-service check-in kiosks have been installed, new immigration, customs and quarantine counters are in place, among others. Construction and renovation activities for the Project is expected to be completed by July 2019.

P2P Buses

Implemented last November 2015, the premium P2P bus service is a new public utility vehicle (PUV) sub-category created by the DOTC that offers commuters another safe and reliable mode of transportation. It allows shorter travel time, as buses depart on a fixed schedule and travel directly from the terminal to the drop-off point. The P2P buses are currently plying the following routes: Trinoma (North EDSA) to Glorietta 5 (Makati), Robinson’s Galleria (Ortigas) to Park Square Makati (Makati), Alabang Town Center (Alabang) to Greenbelt 1 (Makati), and SM North EDSA (North EDSA) to SM Megamall (Ortigas), Alabang to Ortigas, and Fairview to Makati.