Cops patrolling Mandaue-Mactan bridges told: Be alert

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/01/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police officers patrolling the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges will continue and intensify their patrols at the two Mandaue-Mactan bridges amid the latest case of a person jumping from one of the bridges. They…

Fishermen in Liloan rescue Marcelo Fernan Bridge jumper

Alven Marie A. Timtim and Paul Lauro 11/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A man who jumped off the Mandaue side of the Marcelo Fernan bridge past 7 p.m. on Friday, November 29, survived and was rescued by fishermen off the sea of Parola, Liloan town…

New UN Avenue traffic scheme confuse motorists

Rosalie Abatayo 09/22/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Eight personnel from the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) stood at the intersection of D.M. Cortes Street and United Nations Avenue in Mandaue City early today, September 22, to guide motorists where…

Lapu mayor to ask Cebu Governor to reconsider decision to limit pedestrians in Mactan-Cebu bridges

Norman V. Mendoza 09/12/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will be asking Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia to reconsider the decision to limit pedestrian traffic and ban bicycles from passing the two bridges connecting Mactan Island to mainland Cebu.…

Cops consider 24-hour patrols on Mandaue-Mactan bridges after latest ‘suicide try’

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are planning to have 24-hour foot patrols in the two bridges of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu cities after a man jumped off one of the bridges at past 2 p.m. today, August 26.…

Chan to discuss with bridge board measures to prevent suicides at Mactan-Mandaue bridges

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/20/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — In the wake of the recent suicides at the Mandaue-Mactan bridges, Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan planned to discuss with the members of the bridge board some measures to prevent future incidents.…

Girl jumps off Marcelo Fernan Bridge

Doris C. Bongcac and Paul Lauro 07/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A still unidentified girl jumped off the Mandaue City side of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge at around 1:25 p.m. today, July 23. A report posted on the Bantay Mandate – Team Facebook page…

Man found dead inside car in Marcelo Fernan Bridge

Paul Lauro, Rosalie Abatayo 07/09/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A man was found dead inside his vehicle at the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Tuesday dawn, July 9, 2019. The victim was identified by the police as Ronald Tagcos from Basak, Mandaue City. Police Senior…

Woman found dead floating under Marcelo Fernan bridge

Rosalie Abatayo and Paul Lauro 05/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities from the Lapu-Lapu City Police Station are yet to determine the identity of a woman whose lifeless body was discovered floating under the Marcelo Fernan bridge early morning on Friday, May 3.…

Fernan Bridge viaduct closure starts; traffic remains manageable

Jessa Sotto 09/20/2018

Traffic remained manageable despite the closure of the Lapu-Lapu City-bound viaduct of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Thursday (September 20). Mario Napule, Lapu-Lapu City Traffic Management System (CTMS) chief, said the ongoing road repair did not hamper…

Marcelo Fernan Bridge Repair: Plan trips ahead

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/19/2018

MOTORISTS and airline travelers are advised to plan ahead their schedules so as not to be caught in traffic at the Marcelo Fernan Bridge due to an ongoing repair at the bridge that began last night. The…

DPWH CLOSES PART OF SECOND BRIDGE

Norman V. Mendoza 09/18/2018

Traffic flow is expected to drastically slow down; CTMS to provide U-turn slots for traffic rerouting The public works department will close a part of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge starting Thursday to allow the repair of its…

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