Prep for LRT-1 extension to start in October 2018
Preparations for the extension of the Light Rail Transit line 1 (LRT-1) to Cavite area would start by October 2018, an official from the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) said on Monday.
LRMC Operations Director Rodrigo Bulario said that the first phase for the extension of LRT-1 is nearly complete.
“Onti nalang ang natitira (There’s a little bit more ironing out to do), so actually we can start by October kasi binigay na ‘yung right of way ng iba eh (because we’ve been given right of way by some),” he said.
Citing the data from the Department of Transportation, less than 5 percent is needed to start the mobilization in the area.
He added that the actual construction of LRT-1 extension on the streets would start early next year.
“To make the construction faster, may mga (there are) state-of-the-art procedure eh,” he said.
“Continuous na ‘yun, parang mobilization is October then continuous na ‘yun until construction,” he added. /je
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