News Flash

August 03, 2015, Monday
  • House to resume plenary session on BBL on Tuesday. 3 hours ago |
  • Tesda to provide training and livelihood programs for PWDs. 3 hours ago |
  • Shell to implement oil price rollback on Tuesday. 3 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino hopes Binay will honor his pledge to serve the people by giving them the right information. 3 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino urges Binay to stick to the facts when he delivers his counter-SONA on Monday afternoon. 3 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino says Roxas has agreed to stay longer in cabinet so long as proper turnover is guaranteed. 3 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino plans to ask Roxas to stay a little longer at the DILG to finish some things. 4 hours ago |
  • Pres. Aquino off to attend BIR's 111th Anniversary in Quezon City on Monday. 5 hours ago |
  • DND hopes China will be sincere in using the 'hotline' that will be opened to ASEAN members as they tackle sea disputes. 6 hours ago |
  • DILG Sec. Mar Roxas may submit his resignation letter to Malacanang on Monday afternoon. 6 hours ago |
  • DILG Sec. Mar Roxas says goodbye to policemen at the flag-raising ceremony in Camp Crame on Monday morning. 6 hours ago |
  • Sec. Mar Roxas reportedly prefers DILG Usec. Austere Panadero to replace him at the DILG. 6 hours ago |
  • Western Samar Rep. Mel Senen Sarmiento & Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. reportedly being considered for DILG post. 6 hours ago |
  • Coloma says BBL must be approved by the present congress because peace in Mindanao cannot wait. 6 hours ago |
  • Coloma says Pres. Aquino will not wait for the next congress to pass the proposed BBL. 6 hours ago |
Advertisement

Batangas tollway upgrade on track

By The Standard | Nov. 12, 2013 at 12:01am

STAR Infrastructure Development Corp. (SIDC) the concession company for 42-km Star Tollway in Batangas, expressed satisfaction with the continuous progress on the P2.3-billion roadwork development project, which remains on track.

The October 2013 accomplishment report shows the completion of road re-blocking at Sto Tomas intersection on main travel road and the northbound exit. The southbound entry is expected to be completed this month. The footprint pedestal for asphalt plant has been installed. Works on four (4) out of the seven (7) bridges, namely Tambo Railroad Crossing Bridge, Tambo Creek Bridge, Lapu-Lapu Underpass, and the Malainin Interchange indicated 50% completion. The completion of    concrete pouring up to the coping beam of abutment and footing for piers of Malainin Creek Bridge will contribute to the completion of the bridge component next year earlier than schedule.

“Our contractors are working double-time to maximize the good weather now here in Batangas, ” SIDC President Melvin Nazareno explained. “SIDC would like to assure the public that it is exerting all efforts to complete the improvement project within 24 months,” he added.

“We are also doing our best to ensure motorists’ safety at all possible times and to keep the inconvenience that the project may cause at the minimum,” Nazareno stressed.

Star Tollway upgrade involves the construction of additional two (2) lanes from Lipa City to Batangas City, asphalt overlay work from Sto. Tomas to Lipa City, installation of CCTVs and additional street and toll plazas lights. The toll collection and communication systems will likewise be modernize to include the laying of fiber optic cables on the stretch of Star Tollway.”

COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by MST.ph. Comments are views by manilastandardtoday.com readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandardtoday.com. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with MST.ph editorial standards, MST.ph may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section
comments powered by Disqus

Want Updates?

Be the first to know on what is latest from MST.ph, simply enter your email below to get started. We don’t spam dont worry!

Advertisement