This year, eight bridges will be built in Batangas, Laguna, and Quezon, which will improve transportation in the area.
According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the bridge in Batangas will be the 15-lineal meter Sta. Maria Bridge along Talisay-Laurel-Agoncillo Road.
In Laguna, three projects will be executed, including the 35-lineal meter Nanguna Bridge along Rizal Boundary-Famy-Quezon Road; the 21-lineal meter Sala Bridge along Manila South Road (MSR); and the 30-lineal meter Bay 2 Bridge along Calamba-Sta. Cruz-Famy Jct. Road.
In Quezon, the three bridges are the 60-lineal meter San Francisco, 42-lineal meter San Miguel Dau and Cogorin Bridges along MSR Jct.-Lopez Cabanatuan Road; and the 42-lineal meter Sangirin Bridge along Quezon-Alabat-Perez Road.
Project manager Estrella Villar of DPWH-Unified Project Management Office for Region 4-A said that the contract perfection for the project package is underway while civil works are projected to start before the second quarter of 2018