Mon. May 23rd, 2022

The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway Philippines that has the longest bridge, spanning 8.9 kilometers and highlighting the golden age of Philippine infrastructure is now serving the public.

The president delights at his latest legacy to the people.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte himself inaugurated the iconic (CCLEX) thanking “… God for giving me the life na pag-ground break ko sa bridge na ito (in 2017), ako din ang nag-inaugurate, nagputol ng ribbon. I’d like to thank the builders…your hard work to ensure the completion of this monumental task is noble.”

The inauguration of the new bridge coincided with the 501st Kadaugan sa Mactan celebrations, which is also the closing of the Quincentennial activities in the country. He said that he is honored to be part of both Cebu’s historical moments.

The CCLEX, developed by the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC), is anticipated to serve at least 50,000 vehicles daily given its design speed of 60 to 80 kilometers per hour (kph), significantly helping decongest traffic in the area.

The President congratulated the Metropacific Tollway Corporation, CCLEX Corporation, and the local government units of Cebu City and Cordova for achieving the architectural and engineering feat.

MPTC chairman, Manny V. Pangilinan (MVP), said the project is a testament to the success of public and private partnerships and the determination of the people and

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go joined President Rodrigo Duterte in Cordova City, Cebu for the inauguration of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) at the CCLEX Toll Plaza on Wednesday, April 27.

Go likewise congratulated Cebuanos for achieving two milestones as it consequently celebrated the 501st anniversary celebration of the Victory of Mactan in Lapu-Lapu City and the inauguration of CCLEX.

Earlier that day, the senator was also with the President for the commemoration of the historical event that demonstrated the bravery and courage of Lapu-Lapu against the Spaniards. The ceremony was held at the Liberty Shrine in Lapu-Lapu City. The event likewise marks the closing of the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines.

Meanwhile, Go reiterated that he will continue to support more infrastructure initiatives that would benefit the nation and would promote more sustainable economic opportunities across the country.

“Nakita naman po natin na sa anim na taon na pamumuno ni Pangulong Duterte, pag-aangat ng buhay ng Pilipino ang kaniyang pangunahing agenda. Kaya naman aking ipagpapatuloy ito at sana po ito rin ay ipagpatuloy ng susunod na administrasyon,” he appealed.

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