The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has awarded a contract worth $59m for the detailed engineering design of Bataan-Cavite Interlink Bridge Project on Manila Bay in the Philippines.
The contract has been awarded to the joint venture of US-based T.Y. Lin International and Pyunghwa Engineering Consultants, working in partnership with Renardet and the Philippines-based DCCD Engineering.
The PHP175.7bn ($3.6bn) project, which is being developed with funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will include the construction of two long-span bridges totalling 32.1 km.
Upon completion, the bridge will connect the provinces of Bataan and Cavite, which are located northwest and southwest of the capital Manila.