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Thursday, October 24, 2019

San Miguel Corp. President Ramon Ang offered to build elevated highway around Baguio City

Baguio City Mayor Benjie Magalong talks to SMC president Ramon Ang on the proposal to build elevated highway in the city. Photo Courtesy || Benjie Magalong FB page & community.simtropolis.com
Cordillera - San Miguel Corporation (SMC) had a proposal to solve the worsening traffic situation on Baguio's main roads.

Mayor Benjie Magalong on Thursday said the SMC president Ramon Ang has expressed his interest to build an elevated highway around the city.

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In addition, Ang also said that he is interested to operate and manage the Loakan Airport. 

"RSA expressed interest to operate and manage the Loakan Airport and offered to build an elevated highway "traffic reliever" around the city", Magalong wrote in his official FB page.

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The country's biggest food, drinks and infrastructure conglomerate will use its technical experts to prepare the design and will submit it to Mayor Magalong in due time. 

The local government of Baguio is open to any recommendation and doable solutions on how to effectively and efficiently address the traffic problems of the city so that residents and tourists will not suffer from the effect of monstrous traffic jams around the city. 

Transportation secretary Arthur Tugade earlier this month had also offered a proposal to build a cable car system from Pugo, La Union to Baguio. 

Here is a sample of an elevated expressway, the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10.

The Department of Transportation also offered to help the local government to set up a monorail line from La Trinidad to the city. 

READ ALSO: Department of Transportation eyes to build cable car system from Pugo, La Union to Baguio

Many believed that Baguio will soon be dead if nothing is done to address these problems. 

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