Elevated highway planned for Philippines

Proposals have been put forward for an innovative elevated highway stretch in the Philippines. The proposed route would run from the Delpan Bridge in the capital Manila,asphalt pavement sealer across the Pasig River and on to the Napindan Bridge in Taguig. The plans have been suggested by the construction firm AKH General Contractor.

In addition to carrying two lanes for traffic in either direction, the 22km elevated highway would also provide a rapid transit system. Called the Integrated Viaduct and Personal Rapid Transit System (IVPRT),road broken drill machine supplier the project could cut traffic density on the existing EDSA highway by over 23% and help improve journey times for drivers.

The project has an estimated cost of $US1.04 billion and its viability is currently being evaluated by the Philippines Department of Transportation and the Department of Public Works.concrete edging equipment rental

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