After completing the four-month rehabilitation of the Skyway System’s 4.7-km at-grade section between Sales Bridge and Bicutan Interchange, Skyway O&M Corp. (Somco) last week started the repair of the 2.9-km toll road stretch between Tesda and Raya Gardens on the elevated section.
In the past months, the traffic situation in most areas in Metro Manila, especially on major thoroughfares, has worsened partly due to inclement weather.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
Saddled with a billion-peso debt, the Muntinlupa government is now eyeing a share of the profits generated by expressways within its boundary.
To address the growing number of vehicles using the Skyway System’s elevated and at-grade toll road sections going toward Makati via the Edsa-Magallanes flyover, Skyway O&M Corp. (Somco) is currently widening the toll road portion from the Skyway Magallanes off-ramp to connect it to the 250-meter road portion which was widened last year on the suggestion of Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson.
By Marlon Ramos
The authorities closed the ground level of the northbound portion of the Skyway after a trailer truck had an accident on Tuesday morning.
Asian Hospital and Medical Center (AHMC) denied that Baldwin Dee Co, the suspect in a vehicular accident that killed a police officer over the weekend, left the hospital through a “back door,” as what the police claimed.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
The man held responsible for the death of a Metro Manila policeman and injuries to three others in a road accident on Black Saturday is now facing several criminal complaints.
By Jamie Elona
Six vehicles figured in a collision when the tire of one was detached as the vehicle traveled on the northbound lane of the Skyway approaching C5 Thursday, although no one was hurt in the accident.
Skyway system operator, Skyway O&M Corp. (Somco), is warning drivers of buses and trucks not to use the leftmost or passing lane of its 13.5-km at-grade road section from Magallanes to Alabang and that of its 16.4-km elevated tollway as well.
By Matikas Santos
One person was reported killed after a vehicular accident on the Alabang Viaduct early Friday.
Motorists using the Skyway System’s 13.5-km Magallanes-Alabang at-grade and the 16.2-km Buendia-Alabang elevated sections, the 36-km South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) from Alabang to Sto. Tomas, Batangas, and the 42-km Star Tollway from Sto. Tomas to Batangas City will enjoy toll-free travel starting at 10 p.m. on Dec. 24 until 6 a.m. the following day, and from 10 p.m. on Dec. 31 up to 6 a.m. on Jan. 1.
To ensure the safety of motorists using the 16.4-km elevated section and the 13.5-km at-grade section of the Skyway System, Skyway operator, Skyway O&M Corp. has intensified its speed limit campaign, especially at night, to prevent accidents.
By Nathaniel R. Melican
It was just like a car chase scene in an action movie, complete with a catastrophic explosion in which the villains get taken out.