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See How the Subic Freeport Expressway Is Shaping Up

It's set to be completed in the next 12 months.
by Clara Rosales
Sep 16, 2020
Photo/s: screencap from Mark Villar Facebook video

Construction of the country's roads and highways is still underway despite the pandemic and the Subic Freeport Expressway, which connects the provinces of Zambales and Bataan, is slowly taking shape.

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar shared a SFEX progress report on Facebook. The Build, Build, Build project is 8.2 kilometers long and passes through Olongapo City and the towns of Dinalupihan, Hermosa and Morong.

Here's an aerial view of the SFEX:

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Aside from the roads, work is currently in progress for the expressway's tunnel. Shortcreting inside the tunnel and concreting of the invert slab are complete, along with the installation of geotextile and waterproofing membrane.

Preparations for concreting the tunnel's wall and crown are also underway, and overall construction of the tunnel is set to finish in the next 12 months.

This video shows the inside of the SFEX tunnel:

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