Malacañang asks for united sacrifice as Skyway 3 construction starts | Inquirer News

Malacañang asks for united sacrifice as Skyway 3 construction starts

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 04:25 PM February 16, 2014

MANILA, Philippines—Malacañang has asked the public for patience as the construction of Skyway 3, which would cause monstrous traffic in Metro Manila, is set to start Monday.

Secretary Herminio Coloma of the Presidential Communications Operations Office said he wishes for a collective sense of sacrifice for the construction for the Manila Skyway Stage 3.


“We call on our people to share in the burden of sacrifice and bear with short-term inconvenience,” Coloma said in a radio interview on Sunday.


He said that the construction of Skyway 3, which is set to begin on Monday, would “ensure” a faster travel and a better state of living in the “highly congested” National Capital Region.

The 14.8-kilometer, six-lane expressway, which would complete the Skyway system from Alabang to Balintawak is expected to be finished in April 2017.

The Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 is led by conglomerate San Miguel Corp. and Indonesia’s Citra Group, which was also behind the original Skyway project in the Southern part of the capital district.


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