BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Governor Albert Raymond S. Garcia has predicted that the construction of the proposed $ 2 billion Bataan-Cavite bridge project in two years will have a great economic impact to the nation.
The 20-km long Manila Bay bridge blueprint interconnecting Mariveles town in Bataan to the island fortress of Corregidor and Naic town in Cavite, is so far the biggest infrastructure plan of Governor Garcia under the Public-Private Partnership for the People and Investment Opportunities mode.
Governor Garcia explained the huge economic potentials of the proposed Bataan-Cavite bridge, considered as the largest type of such undertaking in the country would transform Central Luzon into a progressively mega region and the historical peninsula as an effective and efficient system route to prosperity of the entire Luzon Island.
Citing the ideal and strategic location of Bataan, lying at the periphery of the country’s central government and trade center of the bridge project, Governor Garcia is confident of the colossal and innermost advantages that accessibility would create industrial productive ventures with expanded coverage from Northern Luzon to Bicol region.
The proposed Bataan-Cavite bridge project would serve as promotional conduit to achieve inclusive growth of the fast progressive regions in the country.
The bridge link scheme is reportedly designed to hasten the transport of finished products to the export market and other services like accommodating petroleum, oil, fertilizer, water including basic utility pipelines, fiber-optics and railways system.
Governor Garcia has revealed a Chinese team composed of eleven technical people and researchers is now conducting initial survey of the proposed bridge site.
The team coming from the Chinese government construction agency, CSCEC Straight Construction and Development Company Ltd would make project evaluation method assessment analysis of the site in six months for the completion of a systematic formulation and evaluation.