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DPWH to close lanes for pipe laying on Elliptical Road

  • Written by Lee Ann P. Ducusin with Joviland N. Rita
  • Published in Metro
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IN line with the drainage improvement works of the Department of Public Works and Highways, reinforced concrete pipes with 36 inches diameter will be installed tomorrow night across the five inner lanes of Elliptical Road in Quezon City.

Melvin B. Navarro, DPWH National Capital Region director, announced that cutting of concrete pavement at the existing inner (one and two and half) lanes of Elliptical Road fronting the Department of Agrarian Reform office will start at 10 p.m. tomorrow and will end at 5 a.m. the following day to minimize traffic inconvenience.
 
Cutting works at remaining concrete pavement of half lane three and lanes four and five will continue on Sept. 21 of the same time.
   
Breaking, excavation, sand bedding, laying of reinforced concrete pipe culvert with a total length of 19 meters, collaring, backfilling, compaction, and installation of metal sheet plate will be done on Sept. 22 involving one, two, and half of lane three and will continue at half lane three and lanes four and five on Sept. 23 all during night time.
   
Accelerating admixture will be used in the full road restoration work of the five road lanes on Sept. 24 and curing period of newly poured portland cement concrete pavement on Sept. 25 before the affected lanes re-opens at 4 a.m. on Sept. 26.