Philippine Loop Made Easier as 8 Bridges Will Link Major Islands in the Philippines

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The government announced plans to build eight major bridges that will connect the Visayas region to Luzon and Mindanao, Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez said in a speech Thursday, April 19, during the Philippine Economic Briefing in Cebu City. The speech was delivered by Undersecretary Bayani Agabin.

The inter-island bridge that started it all. San Juanico Bridge connecting Samar and Leyte Island.
The inter-island bridge that started it all. San Juanico Bridge connecting Samar and Leyte Island.

Among the projects to be proposed are: An 18.2km bridge to connect Samar provinces to the main island of Luzon; a 5.7km bridge to connect Panay and Guimaras; a 12.3km inter-island bridge connecting Guimaras and Negros; a one-kilometer Bohol-Lapinig Island bridge; an 18km Lapinig Island to Leyte bridge; a 5.5km bridge connecting Cebu and Negros; a 24.5km bridge connecting Cebu and Bohol; and a 20km underwater tunnel or long-span overhead bridge connecting Leyte to Mindanao.

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Source: Topgear.com.ph