Urdaneta Western Bypass Road set for opening on December 2017

Updated Oct 07, 2020 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

DPWH will open Urdaneta Western Bypass Road before the year ends
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is preparing the completion of the Urdaneta Western Bypass Road project. The road is expected to open before the year ends (December 2017) to ease traffic congestion.
The 7.2-kilometer long Urdaneta Western Bypass Road, which was designed to allow commuters to skip Urdaneta City proper in Pangasinan, will provide free alternative route to the existing Manila North Road, Urdaneta-Dagupan Road, Urdaneta-Manaoag Road, and the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La-Union Expressway (TPLEX) for motorists going to and from Ilocos Region, Central Luzon, and Metro Manila.

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Representatives of DPWH doing site survey
DPWH is preparing the completion of the Urdaneta Western Bypass Road project

DPWH announced that they are now working on 5.2-kilometer embankment before, the 90.9-lineal meter Macalong Bridge, 70.90-lineal meter Mitura Bridge 1, and 36.3-lineal meter Mitura Bridge 2.
“The new road network project which traverses eight (8) barangays namely Nancayasan, Sto. Domingo, Sta. Lucia, Nancamaliran East, Mabanogbog, San Vicente, Camantiles, and Anonas will have three (3) new bridges and additional 4-kilometer of concrete road with drainage structures. The project is set for completion this year 2017,” said Mark Villar - DPWH Secretary.
The Urdaneta Western Bypass Road will open in December 2017, while Phases 5 and 6 covering the construction dome-type drainage along the Urdaneta Bypass Road, a 60-lineal meter new bridge, 1-kilometer transition road, and additional 2 lanes with correction of bases, is sometime in 2019.

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