November 05, 2017

2nd phase of Laguna Lake Highway now open to motorists

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    The Phase II of the Laguna Lake Highway construction, which adds 1.3 kilometers to the original 4.2-kilometer highway, has been completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and is now open to motorists.

    Laguna Lake Highway cuts the travel time between Bicutan and Taytay down to 30 minutes. /IMAGE I Love Taguig Facebook page

    The ribbon-cutting ceremony was graced by DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano (red shirt) and Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano (2nd from the right) /IMAGE I Love Taguig Facebook page

    The opening ceremony of the newly paved segment of the highway was held October 27 in Taguig City, which included the unveiling of the first stretch of a 3-meter bicycle lane. This makes Laguna Lake Highway the first highway in the country which has incorporated a space for bikers and joggers, making it more pedestrian-friendly.

    IMAGE I Love Taguig Facebook page

    The Php 1.4-million construction of the 1.3-kilometer highway also included provisions for plant strips, sidewalk, turn-out, and drainage works.

    The Laguna Lake Highway project is expected to lessen travel time between Bicutan and Taytay, Rizal by 30 minutes.

    The Phase III of the project, which will add another 4.3 kilometers to the highway, is already in the works and is expected to be completed by August 2018.

    Sources: DPWH website, ABS-CBN News,
    Photos grabbed from: I Love Taguig Facebook page

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