LOOK: Proposed road network projects in Bulacan

MANILA, Philippines – New road networks will soon be constructed to boost the economy and mobility within Bulacan.

Tollway company North Luzon Expressway Corporation and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Wednesday, August 8, presented road network improvements plans around Bocaue town in Bulacan to local officials.

Among the road network improvements proposed are the following:

New access roads will also be constructed:

To reduce traffic congestion at the current Bocaue Interchange, the following will also be constructed:

The proposed road networks were met with support by Bulacan officials.

CIBAC Partylist Representative said these would make the province "more vibrant and attractive to potential investors."

According to the National Economic and Development Authority, Bulacan is instrumental in the thriving economy of Central Luzon, posting a 9.5% increase in its contribution to the gross domestic product in 2016. – Rappler.com

Aika Rey

Aika Rey covers the Philippine Senate for Rappler. Before writing about politicians, she covered budget, labor, and transportation issues.