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Transportation


Our range of services includes:

• Feasibility Studies
• Project Planning and Layout
• Environmental Studies and Assessments
• Design of Highways, Local Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels
• Design of Railways, Ports, Harbors, and Airports
• Design of Retaining Walls, Sound Barriers, and Drainage Structures
• Transportation and Traffic Engineering Studies
• Parking Studies
• Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Planning
• Construction Management Services


C-5/Kalayaan interchange



The C-5/Kalayaan interchange will be an underpass along C-5 Road and an overpass bridge along Kalayaan Avenue. Both C-5/Lanuza and C-5/J.Vargas interchanges will be straight flyovers along C-5. The project was deemed necessary to address the traffic congestion on major intersections along C-5 alignment.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Detailed engineering design of the C-5/Kalayaan, C-5/Lanuza and C-5/J.Vargas interchanges, together with Nippon Engineering Consultants, Inc. and Pertconsult International




Filinvest Alabang-Bayanan South Interchange



Filinvest Alabang-Bayanan South Interchange is a trumpet-type interchange that connects the Filinvest Corporate City and adjacent villages to the South Luzon Expressway. It has a 4-lane 407-meter main ramp, six entrance/exit points for a 2-lane ramp for access to the Alabang South Exit. The superstructure, which has an aggregate length of 304 meters, is a combination of continuous pre-stressed and reinforced concrete girders supported by reinforced concrete column on bored pile foundation.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Detailed civil works design of the project which included the bridge structure, ramps, pavement, retaining walls, drainage system, lighting facilities, and toll facilities



Independent Consultancy Service for the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway R-1 Project



Independent Consultancy Service for the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway R-1 Project, a P 6.0 billion project, designed, constructed, operated and maintained by a consortium composed of the Public Estates Authority and UEM-MARA Philippines Corporation/Coastal Road Corporation, involves the construction of the following segments:
  • The completed R-1 Expressway, which involves the upgrading of a 6.6 km two-lane dual carriageway to a three-lane dual expressway standard in a highly populated coastal area;
  • The C-5 Link Expressway, consisting of the construction of a 6.0 km, three-lane dual carriageway in a highly populated urban area; and
  • The R-1 Expressway Extension, which involves the construction of 11.4 kms of two-lane dual carriageway, 5.0 kms of which will be a viaduct.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: In association with Halcrow Fox, independent consultancy service, auditing, monitoring and certifying the design and construction processes. The scope of works is summarized as follows:
  • Certification of the total cost estimates
  • Check of the final engineering design
  • Certification of land in vacant possession
  • Evaluation of the proposed traffic management and rerouting plan during construction
  • Periodic site inspections
  • Certification of claims
  • Certification of the operation and maintenance manual
  • Verification of payments




International Passenger Terminal 3



International Passenger Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was designed to improve the movement of passenger traffic projected to increase to 10 million by 2003. The project involves the development of a terminal building and airside as well as landside facilities. Other new facilities include the following: 1) aircraft aprons; 2) ramps & taxiways; 3) remote aircraft parking area; 4) physical access connecting the IPT3 to the new domestic passenger terminal 2; 5) a two-level terminal roadway system; 6) a multi-storey parking structure capable of accommodating 2,000 vehicles; and 7) the upgrading of the access roads (Sales & Andrews) to connect the IPT3 to the South Luzon Expressway.

This Build-Operate-Transfer project is under the Manila International Airport Authority of the Department of Transportation & Communications.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Subcontracted by Pacific Consultants International Asia (PACICON) for the electrical, mechanical (including fire protection) and sanitary engineering design consultancy services in joint association with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill International Ltd. (SOM) during the preliminary engineering design stage




Light Rail Transit 3 Depot





Light Rail Transit 3 Depot is a depot required for the maintenance and stabling of train units for the EDSA-LRT 3 System. The system includes terminal stations along EDSA starting from North Avenue in Quezon City to Taft Avenue in Pasay City, alongside LRT 1.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Basic engineering design for the architectural, structural, electrical, mechanical and sanitary aspects




North Luzon Expressway Design Production Services



North Luzon Expressway Design Production Services cover the rehabilitation of the existing North Luzon Expressway from Balintawak in Quezon City to Sta. Ines in Mabalacat, Pampanga. The project also includes the rehabilitation of existing interchanges and provision of new interchanges in various locations.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Detailed design services including horizontal and vertical alignment, drainage design, structures (bridges and overpasses), pavement design and preparation of drawing plans. The design standards used conform to the safety requirement of the project road.




SBMA-Tipo Road Project



SBMA-Tipo Road Project, a segment of the Manila - Subic - Clark Expressway Project, involved the construction of 8.726 kilometers of a four-lane expressway to provide safer and faster travel to and from the Subic Freeport Zone.

Initially, the SBMA - Bo. Tipo Segment is a two-lane expressway with provision for expansion to four lanes. Its design included a toll road with a trumpet interchange for the security plaza, an 80-meter length tunnel, fence, lightings, and complete ancillary works.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Detailed highway, drainage, and structural engineering design of the toll road consisting of a trumpet interchange, 2 major bridges and 2 overpass bridges. The project included the preparation of design plans, technical specifications and special provisions, cost estimates, and bid documents for project implementation.




Second Mandaue-Mactan Bridge Project



Second Mandaue-Mactan Bridge Project is an extradosed type, cable-stayed bridge aimed at alleviating the worsening traffic load of the existing Mandaue-Mactan Bridge. The main span is 185 meters along with two main tower support structures of 45.7 meters height. The bridge deck is supported by a pre-stressed triple cell box girder, 4.92 m x 6.1 m in the main span.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Construction supervision of the project, in association with two foreign and two other local consultants




Southern Tagalog Access Road (STAR) Project



Southern Tagalog Access Road (STAR) Project has been completed and is now operational with Star Infrastructure Development Corporation (SIDC) as Toll Operator. The project, a 22.16 km expressway from Sto. Tomas to Lipa City in Batangas, consists of a four-lane divided freeway, four major crossings provided with overpasses, three interchanges and ten river bridges and several farm crossings.

The project starts at the intersection with the existing Maharlika Highway at Sto. Tomas, runs generally in a southward direction west of the Maharlika Highway, cuts through the Tanauan-Talisay Road at Sambat bypassing several other roads going west, finally joins the Maharlika Highway at Barrio Tambo in Lipa City with an interchange.

The project was funded by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and was implemented by Urban Roads Project Office (URPO) of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Construction supervision, together with Nippon Engineering Consultants, Inc. and Demcor, Inc.




Subic Bay International Airport Improvement Project



Subic Bay International Airport Improvement Project involved the detailed design of five components, namely: 1) Southwest Apron Extension, 2) Additional Approach Lighting System (Barrettes No. 7 and No. 8 for Runway 25), 3) Argonaut Highway Realignment, 4) Improvement of Argonaut Highway – Palawan Road Intersection and 5) Proposed FedEx Gate.

These improvements were undertaken to minimize the impact of the projected increase in passenger and freight traffic in all transport modes brought about by the rapid development of Subic Bay Freeport as a center for industry and tourism, and to improve the safety and security related to the operation of the transportation infrastructure within the vicinity of the airport.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Detailed engineering design, together with Louis Berger Group, Inc. As commissioned by FedEx, detailed design of the additional Barrettes No. 9 and No. 10 to further upgrade the Approach Lighting System to international standards




Subic Bay Port Development Project



Based on an initial assessment by the Japanese International Cooperation (JICA) conducted from January 1998 to June 1999, a master plan for the port’s development was formulated, specifically defining zoning development strategy in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone and focusing on a new container terminal development in the bay.

The entire project covers the construction of a new container terminal, rehabilitation of existing piers and wharves, as well as equipment procurement. The new container terminal will consist of a container wharf with a 13-meter depth and 560-meter length, a container yard on a 29.2-hectare reclaimed land, and access road with total length of 3.6 kilometers from Boton area to Cubi Point. Rehabilitation works for the existing piers and wharves will entail widening of the apron of the Marine Terminal pier, repair of damaged road pavements, rehabilitation of selected existing piers and wharves, and maintenance dredging.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Detailed engineering design as lead domestic consultant for the project, with Pacific Consultants International of Japan as the lead foreign consultant (Other associated firms are the Overseas Coastal Area Development Institute (OCDI) of Japan, Basic Technology and Management Corporation and Environmental Counselors, Inc. of the Philippines.)




The MRT 2 Depot Project





The MRT 2 Depot Project, located along Marcos Highway and bounded by the cities of Pasig and Marikina, will provide the maintenance and stabling facilities of the ongoing MRT 2 project including maintenance shops, administration offices, and other auxiliary buildings.

DCCD ENGAGEMENT: Detailed structural engineering design of the maintenance building, cafeteria, gate house and fence, retaining walls, floodlighting poles and other auxiliary buildings; design of the stormwater and sewer drainage system, fire fighting system, potable water system, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning system