Pres. Duterte Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony of Cebu’s Third Bridge Project (CCLEX)

President Rody Duterte visits Cebu City today, March 2, 2017 to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) or Cebu’s Third Bridge Project. The President will personally attend the groundbreaking at around 2:00 PM today.

Based upon the schedules of Pres. Duterte’s visit toda, he will be having a private dinner with local officials and other stakeholders after the groundbreaking ceremony of the P30-Billion Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX).

According to Arlette Capistrano, core group head of the CCLEX, she suggested to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña during a courtesy call to the mayor’s office on Tuesday to have 10,000 Roses Cafe in Branagy Day-as, Cordova, as the venue.

Aside from Pres. Rody Duterte who will attend the groundbreaking of CCLEX, Cebu City Councilor Margarita Osmeña, Presidential Liaison Office Sec. Adelino Sitoy, Cordova Mayor Therese Sitoy-Cho, Metro Pacific Investment Corp. (MPIC) Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan, MPIC Pres. Joey Lim and Rodrigo Franco will also attend the groundbreaking of Cebu’s third bridge project.

Right after the private dinner following the groundbreaking ceremony of CCLEX, there will be a press conference and the proposed venue will be at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu City. There is no official confirmation yet, if the President could attend the would be press conference.

The third Cebu Mactan Bridge’s construction will already start this coming July as scheduled so that the project will be finished before the term of President Duterte ends in 2022.

The eight-kilometer CCLEX Bridge Project is considered as one of the major infrastructure projects of the Duterte administration outside Metro Manila with the help of the private sectors.

Note: Photos and Videos of the Groundbreaking Ceremony will be added here once available.

Source: Philippine News Agency

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