New lanes on Laguna Lake Highway opens today

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced today the opening of two new lanes for motorists on Laguna Lake Highway, formerly known as C-6 Road. 

"The opening of the additional two lanes from Napindan to M. L. Quezon section in Taguig is the first phase of the Laguna Lake Highways project, which is expected to reduce travel time from Taytay to Bicutan by about 50 %," said DPWH Secretary Mark Villar. 

Covering the construction of widening of two bridges, rehabilitation or concreting of exixting asphalt road (10.28 kms) with provision of additional two lanes, including the construction of 2-meter wide planting strips and 3-meter bike lane, the total allocation for the 10.7 km road network is estimated at Php 1.2289 billion.

Motorists from Taytay, Rizal going to Bulacan will now be able to traverse this newly opened lanes. 

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SOURCE: Manila Bulletin and GMA News Online