Netizens slam new traffic scheme near Mandaue-Mactan Bridge

Doris C. Bongcac 05/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Congestion greeted motorists on Friday, May 21, during the dry run for the implementation of a new traffic policy on roads in Barangay Looc that are located close to the Mandaue-Mactan Bridge.…

Mandaue cops seek public’s help to identify man found floating below Mandaue-Mactan bridge

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue police are asking the public to help them identify the man who was found dead off the waters of Barangay Looc, Mandaue City, at around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 26,…

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…

‘No Swimming areas’ below Mandaue side of bridges will be strictly monitored to prevent drownings

Norman V. Mendoza 11/25/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippipnes — Their will be strict monitoring of the “No Swimming” areas below the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges. Felix Suico, Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office head, said this amid the latest drowning incident below…

Man jumps off Mandaue-Mactan bridge, survives

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 40-year-old man survived after jumping off the Old Mandaue-Mactan bridge in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu at 2 p.m. today, August 26. The man was being treated at the hospital in Lapu-Lapu City where…

Habal-habal driver rescued after jumping off Mandaue-Mactan Bridge

Rosalie Abatayo 06/25/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Believing that someone was tailing him and wanted him dead, a habal-habal (motorcycle taxi) driver jumped off from the Osmeña Bridge, or the first Mandaue-Mactan Bridge, past 10 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019. Mandaue City Police…

Bridge board seeks upgrade of CCTV in Mandaue-Mactan bridges

CNU Intern Leeian Galariana 06/14/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — More advanced closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, including ones that are capable of capturing plate numbers, are eyed to be installed in the two bridges connecting mainland Cebu and Mactan Island. In a…

4th Mandaue-Mactan bridge in the offing

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/23/2018

Plans for a fourth bridge connecting mainland Cebu to Mactan Island is now a step closer to implementation. A study team composed of local officials flew to Japan where they met with the Japan International Cooperation Agency…

Caveat emptor

Jobers R. Bersales 10/19/2016

Even as President Rodrigo Duterte hobnobs with the great Chinese “empire” albeit sans his appointed representative, the former president Fidel V. Ramos, we must also look to other possible allies as we seemingly veer away from the…

Paz open to Tom’s proposal

Norman V. Mendoza 10/12/2016

‘But public should be consulted’ Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza is open to Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s suggestion to ban private vehicles during peak hours at the Mandaue Mactan bridge to decongest traffic. She said she…

1st bridge to be opened to 24/7 two-way traffic

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/05/2016

Starting Monday, the old Mandaue-Mactan Bridge will already be open to 24-hour two-way vehicular traffic. The Department of Public Works and Highways announced this latest bridge repair development during yesterday’s Mactan-Cebu Bridge Management Board (MCBMB) meeting at…

Two-way traffic in old bridge to resume on Monday

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/05/2016

Starting Monday, the old Mandaue-Mactan Bridge will already be open to two-way vehicular traffic for 24 hours. This after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that they have already finished repair works on the…

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