CCLEX main bridge now connected

Dyrecka Letigio 10/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City and Cordova are one step closer to being interconnected with the completion of the main bridge of the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX). The Cebu Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC) said…

Third Bridge now 75% complete –CCLEC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The long-awaited Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is nearing completion as it has reached 75 percent of construction as of June 17, 2021. In a site tour hosted by the Cebu City Link…

Iconic crosses in Third Bridge will be lighted on April 15

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The iconic cross structures or iconic crosses in the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) design, which is the main architectural high point of the 8.5-kilometer expressway, will be lighted on April 15, 2021. The…

Crew of international cargo ships cannot disembark in Cebu ports

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The crew of international cargo ships are not allowed to disembark in any ports within the vicinity of Cebu City. This was the pronouncement of Mayor Edgardo Labella on Tuesday, March 10, 2020,…

Free beep rides offered to those with tickets to Sinulog sa SRP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Those who plan to watch the very first Sinulog sa SRP on Friday, January 17, 2020, can avail of free beep rides to Il Corso, the host venue of the two events, the…

Coast Guard to fluvial participants: Follow guidelines for safety

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas (PCG-7) urged the participants of the Fluvial Procession, which is slated Saturday, January 17, 2019, at the Mactan Channel, to follow the guidelines they set. Lieutenant Junior…

PDRRMO’s Water Search and Rescue team to be deployed for fluvial procession

Rosalie Abatayo 01/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) will be sending out a water search and rescue (Wasar) team to the Sinulog fluvial procession this Saturday, January 18. PDRRMO Chief Neil Angelo…

More vessels to join Fluvial Procession on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Coast Guard in Central Visayas said that at least 160 vessels were registered for the annual Sinulog Fluvial Procession on January 18, 2019. This is at least 86 more vessels compared…

Northern portion of Mactan Channel closed on Nov. 12 for fluvial procession

Rosalie Abatayo 11/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The northern side of Mactan Channel will be closed for vessel traffic on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, to give way for the fluvial procession for the feast of the Our Lady of Rule…

CCLEC reports completion of piling works for pylons of main bridge

Doris C. Bongcac 06/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 8.5 kilometer Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) project made another milestone with the completion of all bored piles for the pylons of the main bridge. In a press statement, Cebu Cordova Link Expressway…

Hospitals may still be held accountable for hazardous waste in Mactan Channel

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/16/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The hospitals’ accountability on their biohazard wastes does not end with contracting a third party firm to dispose of their trash. Gilbert Gonzales, Central Visayas director of the Department of Environment and Natural…

Hospital waste discovery: Is Mactan Channel still safe for swimming?

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Is taking a dip in the Mactan Channel safe?  Officers from the Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) wanted to be sure as they started getting water samples from the channel to determine if…

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