LOOK: First Sneak Peek of Philippines’ First Pedestrian Link Bridge

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Mark Villar shared an update regarding Runway Manila. This is the country’s first pedestrian link bridge connecting Newport City to the Ninoy Aquino International Aiport (NAIA) 3.

He shared the update on Facebook.

He said:

First look at Runway Manila, the Philippines’ first pedestrian link bridge with walkalators and elevators. When completed, the average person would be able to walk from NAIA Terminal 3 to Newport City in less than 10 mins. #BuildBuildBuild

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Runway Manila is designed to accommodate up to 2,000 persons at any time, or up to 216,000 individuals per day. The bridge is for the benefit and free use of the public.

The secretary said, “Runway Manila is part of our commitment to champion Philippine tourism and to contribute in nation building.”

It is set to open by June 2017.

According to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), NAIA T3 has the capacity to handle 13-million international passengers a year.

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