DPWH broke ground the P458-million project to widen Lawton Avenue

Aug 22, 2017 | Same topic: Latest traffic updates
The Fort Bonifacio-Nichols Field Road Project will convert from a 4-lane road into a 6-lane freeway.

Members of the “Build, Build, Build” taskforce including officers from different agencies who meet to work on issues of the government construction project officially hold a ribbon cutting for the construction of the P458-million project to widen Lawton Avenue. Upon the completion, the projects are expected to increase the number of vehicles and reduce vehicle wait time from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) to Bonifacio Global City (BGC) by 40%.

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Members of the “Build, Build, Build” team at a groundbreaking ceremony

DPWH broke ground the P458-million project to widen Lawton Avenue

Phase 1 of the Fort Bonifacio-Nichols Field Road Project will span 1.34 kilometers and is considered part of the The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)’s efforts to address the problems of traffic congestion, which include improving existing road network conditions and capacity.

DPWH Mark Villar shared that the Fort Bonifacio-Nichols Field Road Project will convert from a 4-lane road into a 6-lane freeway. Once completed, passing across the major areas of Pasig Cities and Taguig will only take a few minutes and huge traffic tie-ups at C-5 Road, EDSA and South Superhighway will be greatly alleviated.

The expansion of Lawton Avenue falls in line with the Php 1.6 billion BGC-Ortigas Link Road, which is a 4-lane construction road project linking Lawton Avenue in Makati City and Sta. Monica Street in Pasig City. With this new road, the DPWH says it is expected improve the accessibility between the Cities of Pasig, Mandaluyong, Taguig and Makati.

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DPWH officiers at the Fort Bonifacio-Nichols Field Road Project

Phase 1 of the Fort Bonifacio-Nichols Field Road Project will spans 1.34 kilometers

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