Reinforced concrete pipes with 36 inches diameter will be installed at night time on September 20, 2016 across the five (5) inner lanes of Elliptical Road in line with the drainage improvement works of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) at this major road in Quezon City.
DPWH National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) Director Melvin B. Navarro announced that cutting of concrete pavement at the existing inner lanes one (1) and two (2) and half lane three (3) of Elliptical Road fronting the Department of Agrarian Reform Office will start at 10 PM on September 20, 2016 and will end 5 AM the following day to minimize traffic inconvenience.
Cutting works at remaining concrete pavement of half lane three (3) and lanes four (4) and five (5) will continue on September 21 also from 10 PM to 5 AM.
Navarro has assured that necessary barricades and signages will be installed including the deployment of flagmen to help manage vehicular traffic.
Breaking, excavation, sand bedding, laying of reinforced concrete pipe culvert with a total length of 19 meters, collaring, backfilling, compaction, and installation of metal sheet plate will be done on September 22 involving lanes one (1), two (2), and half lane three (3) and will continue at half lane three (3) and lanes four (4) and five (5) on September 23 all during night time between 10 PM to 5 AM.
Navarro said that the placement of 25 millimeter thick metal sheet plate will facilitate vehicle access until the road is restored back to its original form.
Accelerating admixture will be used in the full road restoration work of the five (5) road lanes on Saturday evening, September 24 with a one (1) full Sunday, September 25 allotted for the curing period of newly poured portland cement concrete pavement before the affected lanes re-opens at 4AM on Monday, September 26, 2016.