Articles worth reading

DILG to issue Eid'l Fitr guidelines 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

The Department of the Interior and Local Government said it will release guidelines to ensure that proper health protocols are followed in the observance of Eid’l Fitr or the Feast of Ramadan on May 25. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año remind...

Roxas Boulevard southbound lane to be closed for repairs 

account_balanceManila access_time4 days ago

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will close the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard for a month starting May 21 for repairs. Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso gave the green light to the DPWH to conduct ...

Apple, Google team up for contact tracing platform 

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time4 days ago

Apple and Google are offering health authorities around the world their platform for coronavirus contact tracing, a key tool in trying to tame the pandemic. "The work public health officials are doing around the world humbles us all," the ...

Metro Manila News

Skyway Extension Project of San Miguel Corporation

Construction of Skyway Extension project resumes 

account_balanceMetro Manila chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

San Miguel Corporation will resume construction of the Skyway Extension project, halted by two months of community quarantine, on May 15 following the issuance of guidelines by the government’s Inter Agency Task Force on Covid-19.

SMC, through its San Miguel Infrastructure, is the concession holder of the Metro Manila Skyway. 

With its contractor returning to the job site, SMC said the development will partially mitigate delay in the delivery of the project, originally scheduled for December 2020. The company however said it is unable to determine yet a new completion date, given that only a limited number of workers can be deployed by contractor EEI Corporation as part of the quarantine measures identified.

The project is seen as key to reducing traffic in southern Metro Manila, particularly the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and the Alabang area while allowing motorists from the south direct access to the elevated Skyway and beyond.

“We have been given the go-signal by government to resume work on the Skyway extension, and while we cannot yet go full blast, we will do whatever we can to deliver this project as close as we can to the original deadline. We have to work smart, be efficient, and most of all, keep the workers safe,” said SMC president and COO Ramon S. Ang.

For a one-month period, Skyway management said that it will close about 700 meters of Lane 3 of the Skyway At-Grade section northbound from the old Alabang Entry Plaza.

This is to enable workers to install scaffoldings to build the columns for Pier 34- 49.

Skyway assured that safety, sanitation and other health measures are already in place at the construction site, even prior to the resumption of construction.

Workers will follow the basic rules of social distancing and put on face masks and gloves. There will also be adequate hand sanitation and disinfecting facilities including the availability of soap, water, and alcohol.

Workers will also be housed in on-site facilities provided by the company.

date_rangeDate Published
1 week ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Photo Courtesy of Ateneo Website

Ateneo switches to “online learning” 

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) is gearing toward online learning in the coming school year. In a Facebook post, ADMU said they have already come up with a “basic education online learning primer.” The primer “describes how Ate...

Photo courtesy of: Ayala Malls

Ayala Malls prioritize safe shopping 

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Ayala Malls nationwide welcome customers to a safe shopping experience, following sanitation measures and safety precautions for its shops and merchants.  To ensure that all customers are protected as they shop for their essentials, several pro...

DILG Secretary Eduardo Año / PNA

Police asked to allow movement of 24,000 OFWs 

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode9 hours ago

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año asked police officers manning quarantine control points (QCPs) not to hamper the transport of the 24,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) going back to their hometowns. “Starting today up to Wednesday, (we...

A medical team from Paranaque City conducts mass swab testing at Baclaran Elementary School in Barangay Baclaran in Paranaque City on Thursday (May 21, 2020) / PNA

Quarantine measures prove successful

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode2 days ago

The quarantine measures proved successful in the fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, according to Carlito Galvez Jr., the chief implementer of the National Action Plan (NAP) on Covid-19. "Dalawang buwan mula nang ipatupa...

Photo courtesy of: PNP PIO

PNP chief lauds NCRPO's Covid-19 response

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

Philippine National Police Chief, PGen Archie Francisco Gamboa commended the National Capital Region Police Office and its Regional Advisory Council for their continuing efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic through the decontamination and disinfect...

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte / QC Gov Facebook page

Quezon City forms task force on food security

account_balanceQuezon City chrome_reader_mode2 days ago

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte created a task force to assure sufficient food supply during the national health emergency. “We’ve seen our people struggle to put food on their table these past two months. Our idea is to strengthen our ca...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
×
Parañaque to launch Paraña-Cash Authorities look at modified GCQ in NCR Barangay lockdown still a possibility under GCQ 405 local officials linked to SAP controversy PNP probes sexual abuse at checkpoints DOLE vows to send home 24,000 stranded OFWs Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature