More vehicles are expected to take to EDSA as their new route as SMC has begun collecting tolls for Skyway Stage 3.
Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 is operational but under development. Here’s a guide on Stage 3 of the elevated highway.
After experiencing 7 months of free use, motorists will now have to pay a toll.
That’s a vast improvement from the previous 1 and a half hour travel time.
The bus rapid transit system will be able to carry a large number of passengers from the northern part of Metro Manila all the way to the south.
Skyway Stage 3 will soon be fully operational with the TRB’s provisional approval of the toll rates SMC can collect.
Here is what you need to know about the Metro Manila Skyway and its constant evolution as an elevated expressway in the Philippines.
Alternate routes were provided to motorists who are to traverse the area.
On top of that, SMC is also set to open other access points for northbound motorists.
The TRB states that SMC cannot collect toll fees until Skyway Stage 3 reaches 95% completion.
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A new road that will help grant access to northern and southern expressways as well as to the Port area of Manila.
EDSA traffic flow is now close to what it is during the holiday season.
It is still a tentative list but it gives you a general idea of what to expect.
To prepare the expressway for its official opening certain sections will be closed down to make way for construction and other finishing touches.
If you plan to take Skyway Stage 3 here is a list of entry and exit points to take note of.
Travel time between the northern and southern expressways has now been reduced.
This shall vastly improve the traffic situation going through north and south.
Ramon Ang announced that the NLEX and SLEX roads will be joined, cutting travel time from 2 hours to 15 minutes.
Mark Villar announces the partial opening of skyway stage 3
This is expected to lessen the traffic congestion in Osmena Highway.