Roxas Blvd. areas closed for LRT-1 Cavite Extension footbridge work
MANILA, Philippines — Several areas in Roxas Boulevard will be closed to give way for a footbridge construction for the Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT-1) Cavite extension project, said the railway management on Friday.
According to the Light Rail Manila Corporation’s (LRMC) advisory, the following portions of Roxas Boulevard will be temporarily closed are as follows:
- April 29, 2023 (10 p.m.) until April 30 (5 a.m.) – Southbound (going to Manila)
- May 2, 2023 (10 p.m.) until May 3 (5 a.m.) – Northbound (going to Cavitex)
- May 5, 2023 (10 p.m.) until May 6 (5 a.m.) – Service Road (near Baclaran Church)
LMRC advised the motorists to take alternate routes and wait for further announcements.
The management said the footbridge is for the LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project in Redemptorist Station.
It also reported that as of March 2023, the construction of the train extension project is already at 82.7 percent and is on track to completing its first phase.
The LRMC targets to begin the extension operation by the fourth quarter of 2024. — Maria Liezl Projella, trainee