Southbound Lane of Magallanes Interchange Closed to Traffic on August 8-17, 2014

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) advises motorists going South Luzon Expressway and Alabang area to take Osmeña Highway- Magallanes Service Road as the southbound lane of Magallanes Interchange in Makati City will be closed to traffic from August 8 to 17, 2014.

Following the issuance of clearance by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, works for the repair and strengthening of structural component of the flyover including asphalting activities to improve road pavement surface beginning 10 P.M. this Friday (August 8).

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the repair of Magallanes Interchange is being implemented on work stages as allowed by MMDA inasmuch as the flyover structure is one of the major arteries of Metro Manila.

Singson instructed the DPWH National Capital Region Office to ensure maximum utilization of equipment to speed up work and avoid delays considering that the secured road repair clearance from MMDA for the project is valid only up to February 28, 2015 and with other upgrading activities done strictly only between 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM on weekdays.

The total project length of 1,809.50 lineal meters (l.m.) includes 301.60 l.m. Manila to Alabang, 345.95 l.m. Ayala to Roxas Boulevard, 410.35 l.m. Alabang to Ayala, 405.65 l.m. Ayala to Manila/Alabang, and 345.95 l.m. Roxas Boulevard to Ayala.

Works for Magallanes Interchange Project with an allocation of P167 Million involve asphalt overlay of the third-level flyover (along EDSA) and second-level Interchange from abutment to abutment , repair of the expansion joints, strengthening/retrofitting of the deck slab (soffit) of the second-level Interchange and the inner lane of the third-level flyover (Pasay Bound).