Continuing its commitment to providing the highest quality of travel to all motorists, NLEX Corporation has started on enhancement works at NLEX-SCTEX including toll plaza repainting, pavement replacement and crack sealing, guardrail and fence repairs. The company also performed routine maintenance activities such as roadway sweeping, grass cutting, tree pruning, and oil spill and drainage cleaning.
NLEX Corporation President and General Manager J. Luigi L. Bautista are eager to welcome motorists safe and clean facilities with refurbished toll stations in different areas. “This is our way of making NLEX-SCTEX safer and extra welcoming as we expect more motorists to ply our expressways in the coming days,” he added.
Repainting works are currently underway at NLEX Balintawak, Bocaue, and Karuhatan as the chariots or concrete islands of toll plazas need improvement. NLEX-SCTEX guardrails and fences are being repaired to protect motorists from roadside hazards. The two expressways also have some cracks on pavements that could weaken the structures and are undergoing sealing minimize water intrusion. To ensure smoother and safer travel, the pavement at the southbound portion of Balagtas is also being replaced. Bautista also noted that all construction projects have observed safety guidelines of the government.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic affected the country, NLEX pushed to serve motorists with various programs that will help drivers adapt to the new normal. The company’s facilities and project sites have complied with the government’s health and safety protocols by enforcing stringent hygienic and disinfection measures in minimizing the risk of infection for all of their employees and customers. Personal protective equipment are also provided to their front liners.
“We will continue to afford our motorists a convenient and reliable journey in our expressways. This will mean not just a faster time of travel, but a safer and more convenient alternative as well,” Bautista said.