Full blast construction of LRT extension to Cavite starts

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The Department of Transportation has announced that the full blast construction of LRT-1 Cavite Extension is starting today, May 7.

DOTr explained that the groundbreaking held in May 2017 marked the pre-construction phase.

“Ang isinagawa noong May 2017 ay isang groundbreaking ceremony kung saan minarkahan natin ang simula ng pre-construction activities para sa LRT-1 Cavite Extension,” DOTr said.

DOTr said that during the pre-construction phase the Right of Way Acquisition (ROWA) was done, “nakumpleto natin ang relocation ng Informal Settler Families (ISFs), utilities, at ang paglilinis ng construction yard.”

It added that the manufacturing of 120 new 120 Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) is on track. “Ang 120 Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs), na kung saan na-deliver na ang mock-up nito noong January 2019, ay on-track nang maipapadala para sa pagsisimula ng partial operations ng extension line sa 4th Quarter ng 2021,” DOTr said.