by Fred John Santos, JANUARY 2021
The Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (“CIC”), the concessionaire of the Manila-Cavite Expressway (“CAVITEX”), along with its Joint Venture Partner, the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), has already completed the installation of the traffic signalization project in Moonwalk-West Service Road Intersection.
Since October 7, 2020, the newly installed traffic signal lights have been assisting the motorist from South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Merville Exit, and local roads in Taguig, Pasay, and Paranaque for 24/7.
After its completion, CIC had turned over the operation and maintenance of the project to the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).
The MMDA also expressed its gratitude towards CIC for the full support given to manage the traffic in the said area.
“Nagpapasalamat kami sa CAVITEX sa pagtutugon sa aming request na lagyan ito ng traffic signal dahil napakalaking bagay ito para maayos ang traffic management sa lugar,” said Engr. Francisco R. Pesino Jr., Chief Traffic Signal Operation and Maintenance Division of MMDA.
The CIC has mobilized the construction of the traffic signalization system last March 2020 but was put on hold due to the implementation of community quarantine in Metro Manila. The works resumed as soon as the community quarantine restrictions eased, ensuring compliance with the health and safety protocols set by the National Government.
The project aims to help in the management of traffic conflicts at the area especially during rush hours and provide safe passage of vehicles and pedestrians to reduce road accidents.
About the writer:
Frederick John Santos. A former media practitioner: he is a previous Social Media News Writer in an AM Radio Station. Now with MPT South, he writes to give information and updates of MPTS’ toll roads among its motorists, stakeholders, and media.