PNoy thanked San Miguel Corp. president and COO Ramon Ang for investing in the project and for helping in nation building.
said that with the completion of the project, the almost five-hour travel from Manila to Lucena City will be shortened to around 2 hours only.
said they look at infrastructure as an opportunity to participate in the growth of the country, and quality infrastructure will change and impact lives.
said tollway will help encourage new investors across the region.
added that travelling to and from Southern Luzon region will also be safer, as SLEX-TR4 will have four lanes aimed at preventing head-on collision, guard rails, median barriers, well lighted toll plazas. and CCTV cameras, among other safety features.
It was learned that the project which will start in January 2016 and will be completed in 2019 is divided into five sections: Section 1 covers Sto.
Tomas, Batangas to Mac-ban, Laguna, Macban, Laguna to San Pablo City, Laguna, San Pablo to Tiaong, Quezon, Tiaong to Candelaria, Quezon, and Candelaria to Lucena City.
said that in the coming years, his
company is looking to invest about P168 billion to construct modern tollroads and highways that are at par with those in neighboring Asian countries.