On Thursday, a Cabinet official said the 'longest bridge' in the Philippines is set to kick things off this year. Mark Villar, Public Works and Highways Secretary, said the earth shattering for the Panguil Bay Bridge, which will interface the city of Tangub in Misamis Occidental and the region of Tubod in Lanao del Norte in Mindanao, will begin in October this year.
Villar said the Panguil scaffold will be 3.9 kilometers in length, outperforming the San Juanico Bridge in the Visayas which is 2.2 kilometers in length. Villar said in a meeting with a news media show that 'this will be the longest bridge up to date worked in the Philippines and it will be in Mindanao".
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Villar stated, the Panguil bridge will be the first of sixteen noteworthy "bridge" in the pipeline. The administration's "Build, Build, Build" entry says the Panguil extension will cost ₱4.86 billion and will be done by December 2020.
Last April, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said the legislature was arranging 8 connects that will interface a few islands over the archipelago, including one that will traverse 24.5 kilometers and connection the islands of Cebu and Bohol. Villar said these 'uber spans' are as of now experiencing attainability contemplates. Villar said, "by a year from now, we will have completed all the practicality investigations of these connecting bridges. We'll know precisely the financial advantages, which ones are doable, and how we will approach actualizing it".