MANILA, Philippines - Construction giant DMCI has bagged the engineering, procurement and construction contract for a portion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 by a unit of San Miguel Corp. (SMC).
DMCI Holdings told the stock exchange that Citra Central Expressway Corp. awarded the 32-month contract for the Skyway Stage 3 - Sections 1 and 2 to DMCI.
The elevated expressway project covers 14.82 kilometers from Buendia to Balintawak. It will link the South and North Luzon Expressways through eight strategic interchanges located in Buendia, Pres. Quirino Avenue, Plaza Dilao and Nagtahan, Aurora Boulevard, E. Rodriguez Avenue, Quezon Avenue, Sgt. Rivera and Balintawak.
Section 1 involves the construction of a 3.7-kilometer highway from Buendia to Nagtahan in Manila. Section 2 covers the 3.5-kilometer stretch from Nagtahan to Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard in Manila.
Earlier, EEI Corp. was awarded by Citra Central the EPC contract for sections 3 and 4 of the Skyway Stage 3.
Section 3 covers a 2.7-kilometer section from Aurora Blvd. to Quezon Ave, while Section 4 covers a 4.8-kilometer section from Quezon Ave. to Balintawak.