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Re: PNR: Calamba
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2019, 04:06:16 PM »

DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, Calamba Mayor Justin Chipeco, and Congressman Joaquin Chipeco Jr. led a coordination meeting today, 24 September 2019, to discuss the swift and smooth implementation of various transport infrastructure projects traversing Calamba.

Secretary Tugade affirmed to the Calamba LGU the addition of a Bucal Station as the terminal station of PNR Calamba, which is part of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Project, and which will also be an interchange station with PNR Bicol.

Also discussed were the proposed extension and expansion of the Bucal Bypass Road, the DPWH’s Laguna Lakeshore Road Network Project, and the construction of an interchange between
the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) and Bucal Bypass Road, to further improve traffic in Calamba. Both Secretary Tugade and Secretary Villar immediately gave instructions to Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) Executive Director Abe Sales to implement the additional interchange.

Officials also present in the meeting were DOTr Usec. for Railways Timothy John Batan, Usec. for Road Transport and Infrastructure Mark de Leon, PNR General Manager Junn Magno, DPWH Asec. Eduardo Ramos, DPWH Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Director Alex Bote, Project Director Sharif Madsmo Hasim, LTO Region 4-A Assistant Regional Director Francisco Ranches Jr., and other officials and representatives from the DPWH and the LGU of Calamba.