In the closing months of December last year, our southbound friends experienced a nightmarish traffic “carmaggedon” caused by the Skyway Extension Project. This 2020 however, looks like we'll be dealing with traffic snarls again.
Skyway O&M Corporation (SOMCO) has announced that they will be conducting road works along SLEX starting February 16. This involves installing columns and bored piling works, which the company says will affect southbound motorists.
SMC President and COO Ramon Ang
The following sections of the SLEX will be closed to traffic for the necessary road works:
In a statement, SMC President and COO Ramon Ang said that these construction project will benefit motorists over the long term, even as he asked the motoring public for patience and understanding. Ang added that their engineers and workers are doing what needs to be done in order to finish the project on schedule.
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San Miguel Corp said that they will be implementing a traffic rerouting scheme to address the closure, as approved by SOMCO, Filinvest Alabang Inc. and the Muntinlupa City Government:
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For the closure of the West Service Road’s northbound lane 3, here are some alternate routes:
Well...here we go again, boys and girls
The Skyway Extension Project is set to be finished by December 2020. Once done, it will add three southbound lanes as well as two northbound lanes to the thoroughfare. Until then, everyone is advised to pack more patience than usual.
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