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× Poe asks gov’t to reconsider closure of Estrella-Pantaleon bridge

MANILA, Philippines --- Senator Grace Poe on Friday asked the government to reconsider the impending 30-month closure and rehabilitation of the "perfectly working" Estrella-Pantaleon bridge, which connects the cities of Makati and Mandaluyong.

Citing motorists' complaints, Poe said transport officials have "no effective traffic mitigation plan" during the 30 months that the P1.3-billion bridge will…

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