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12 big projects under Duterte admin to release next year including the bridge that will connect Cavite and Bataan

Economic managers of the Duterte administration on Friday authorised for endorsement to the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Board a complete of 12 infrastructure initiatives value PHP626.11 billion.

One of the initiatives authorised by the Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) is the bridge that may join the Bataan-Cavite interlink bridge that may join the 2 provinces and probably Corregidor island additionally.

Bataan Interlink Bridge is estimated to be 28 kilometers lengthy, in comparison with the present longest bridge within the Philippines, San Juanico with a size of two.16 kilometers.


According to stories, the bridge which deliberate to be excessive sufficient for big ships to go is anticipated to complete in 2025, three years after President Rodrigo Duterte’s time period.

Possible alignments of the Bataan-Cavite Bridge Photo: Skyscrapercity

There are additionally some claims that the federal government may construct an underwater tunnel to attach the 2 provinces.


The mentioned challenge might be financed by means of official growth help (ODA).

These are the opposite initiatives authorised by the Economic Team of Duterte final week.

  • Unsolicited Operate-Add-Transfer (OAT) Proposal for the Davao International Airport;
  • Unsolicited Operate-Add-Transfer (OAT) Proposal for the Laguindingan Airport;
  • MRT-4 Project;
  • EDSA Greenways Project;
  • Maritime Safety Enhancement Program;
  • Cebu-Mactan Bridge (4th Bridge) and Coastal Road Construction Project (New Mactan Bridge Construction Project);
  • Davao City Coastal Bypass Road, together with Bucana Bridge Project;
  • Capas-Botolan Road Project;
  • Panay-Guimaras-Negros Island Bridges Project;
  • Davao City Bypass Construction Project (DCBCP)-2nd Change in Scope and Cost and Supplemental Loan;
  • and Samar-Pacific Coastal Road Project-Loan Validity and Implementation Extension and Increase in Cost.


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