DPWH builds new roads leading to New Clark City

CAPAS, Tarlac (PIA) — Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is constructing new roads leading to New Clark City (NCC) in Capas, Tarlac.

DPWH Secretary Mark Villar identified the two roads via the Kalangitan Access Road as the NCC to Tarlac-Zambales Road and the McArthur Highway to NCC.

“These will provide an alternate route to NCC aside from the existing North Luzon Expressway/Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway and serve as access roads to tourism spots in Capas,” Villar added.

The four-lane NCC to Tarlac-Zambales Road has two bridge components and has a total length of 6.40 km.

It will be connected to the completed 6.22-kilometer MacArthur Highway to NCC via Kalangitan Access Road, forming a continuous road network providing motorists a faster, shorter, and more convenient travel.

As of June 2021, the proposed road widening and construction of drainage along the MacArthur Highway to NCC is already completed while the construction of its reinforced concrete bridge in replacement of the temporary steel bridges is ongoing and scheduled to be completed this year.

The 5.60-km portion of NCC to Tarlac-Zambales via Kalangitan Access Road is set to finish this year, leaving a 0.80-kilometer section that is scheduled to begin construction in 2022.  

Moreover, construction of drainage and installation of solar LED street lights as well as pavement markings is programmed in 2022 to boost agricultural support for local farmers by shortening travel time in Capas. 

These projects are being built through the Tourism Road Infrastructure Program of DPWH and Department of Tourism. 

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