road infrastructure - updates

Rappler's latest stories on road infrastructure


LOOK: Heavy rains damage road in Albay

Dec 29, 2018 - 3:38 PM

A highway in Jovellar town in Albay is damaged due to the continuous rains

Bad roads, flooding, illegal drugs top local concerns

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:46 AM

A new Pulse Asia survey says majority of respondents from Metro Manila cite illegal drugs as their most urgent local concern, but this is not the case for the rest of Luzon

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#OpenRoads: Elect leaders who aren't corrupt – COA

Apr 12, 2016 - 8:02 PM

It is important to have a regime where the leader is not corrupt and most importantly is perceived not to be corrupt COA chairperson Michael Aguinaldo says

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Rappler Talk: Can you insulate road projects from politics? #OpenRoads

Apr 05, 2016 - 10:17 AM

With barely a month left before the elections will voters choose leaders who listen to the needs of their constituents are transparent and capable of long term planning or those with empty promises?

LIST: 74 provinces qualify for P6.5-B budget on road rehab

Jan 09, 2016 - 9:00 AM

UPDATED Check whether your province will be upgrading parts of your provincial road network here

#OpenRoads: Share photos of roads that matter to you

Dec 04, 2015 - 2:12 PM

Help improve roads in the Philippines by sharing the status of roads in your area on social media

#OpenRoads: What roads matter to you?

Nov 30, 2015 - 6:54 PM

Using hashtags OpenRoads and TheLeaderIWant let s talk about roads that are important to you and your community and what it takes to improve the Philippine road network

Traffic and inclusive mobility

Oct 14, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Inclusive mobility is moving people not vehicles Moving people is primarily about road sharing and less of construction of more roads

Egay leaves estimated P11M infrastructure damage

Jul 08, 2015 - 6:39 PM

As of Wednesday July 8 4 major road sections in Region 1 and the Cordillera Administrative Region remain impassable due to damage caused by Tropical Storm Egay

ONSLAUGHT. DPWH partially estimates an P11.22 billion ($247,921)  worth of infrastructure damage due to Tropical Storm Egay as of July 8. Image from

Palace asks for patience as Skyway construction begins

Feb 16, 2014 - 8:11 PM

Malacañang asks Filipinos to bear with short term inconvenience as construction of Skyway Stage 3 which connects the South Luzon Expressway SLEX to the North Luzon Expressway NLEX begins

Gov't launches Skyway project linking NLEX and SLEX

Jan 22, 2014 - 2:34 PM

When the project is completed travel from the North to the South – which currently takes two hours – is expected to take just 15 20 minutes

San Miguel wins NAIA Expressway project

Apr 15, 2013 - 2:48 PM

San Miguel wins the toll road project with its P11 billion upfront payment versus MPIC s P305 million

P1.6-B for farm-to-market roads released

Mar 03, 2013 - 7:54 PM

Developing farm to market roads is a key component of the Aquino administration’s drive to invest further in infrastructure and public construction

P1.6 billion for better roads to expand farmers' capacity to sell their goods

MVP-led MPIC hints of airport venture partnership

Oct 29, 2012 - 3:03 AM

The infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corp MPIC is preparing to replicate in airport projects its current strategy of forging business alliances in rail projects

Expanded Meralco Ave. to begin servicing motorists in August

Aug 01, 2012 - 11:07 AM

Meralco Avenue one of the busiest roads that connect Shaw Boulevard and Ortigas Avenue has undergone a major expansion

Toll rates going up?

Jul 18, 2012 - 3:15 PM

The Toll Regulatory Board TRB is set to start conducting hearings on the rate hike petitions of 3 major expressways in Luzon SCTEx STAR and Cavite Expressway

Gov't coordinates NLEx-SLEx road link plans of MPIC, San Miguel

Jul 16, 2012 - 8:47 PM

The Toll Regulatory Board meets with the two groups planning to build separate road projects that link NLEx and SLEx to explore options for smooth implementation especially on a portion common to both

Long-delayed? NLEx-SLEx road link construction to begin in 2013

May 23, 2012 - 7:03 PM

The plan to free up Metro Manila s thoroughfares by building new roads to connect north and south Luzon will finally happen next year says gov t

Energy chief: solar panels for Ayala, Boni tunnels

May 22, 2012 - 8:26 PM

Electricity costs and the availability of funds have prompted government agencies to consider the use of solar powered light emitting diodes LEDs at at least two road tunnels in Metro Manila

Poor quality roads holding back investments, dev't - study

Mar 15, 2012 - 10:19 AM

Underinvestment in quality roads is not only holding back investments but development according to a study by the state owned think tank PIDS

Disaster resistant bridges needed after Negros quake

Feb 18, 2012 - 11:40 AM

The Department of Public Works and Highways wants to invest in disaster resistant bridges after 20 bridges were destroyed by the 6 9 magnitude earthquake in Negros Oriental in early February