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The North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link Segment 10 is almost finished and could be opened to the public this December following the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) delivery of 100% right-of-way (ROW) between Karuhatan, Valenzuela City and C3 Road, Caloocan City.

Public Works Secretary Mark Villar made the announcement while inspecting the newly constructed portion of the project on MacArthur Highway in Karuhatan on October 19.

“We are happy that our team was able to deliver 100% right-of-way for the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10. We hope we can finish this just in time for the Christmas rush to help ease the public’s traffic woes,” Villar said.

“NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 is composed of the 5.65-km elevated expressway traversing the NLEX from MacArthur Highway, Karuhatan, Valenzuela City, passing through Malabon City and C3 Road, Caloocan City, and the 2.6-km section between C3 Road, Caloocan City and R10, Navotas City,” he added.

The elevated expressway is envisioned to boost the Philippines’ transport and logistics industry as cargo trucks will have 24/7 direct access from the port area to the northern provinces of Luzon and vice versa via NLEX.

NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 is also seen to decongest Metro Manila by providing an alternative entry to NLEX, bypassing EDSA and the other busy streets of Manila. Once the segment is opened, travel time from the Manila Port to NLEX will take about 10 minutes.

Rodrigo Franco, president of the project’s builder and concessionaire, NLEX Corporation, said that “aside from providing travel convenience, the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 will spur massive investments in its host communities.” Franco said the NLEX construction team is working nonstop to complete the project by the end of this year.

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