Good news to all commuters and drivers!

Now that the construction of the  Traffic Signal Systems on two of General Santos City’s major chokepoints (National Highway-Santiago Boulevard and National Highway-Jose Catolico Avenue Junctions) are nearing completion, here comes the news that two more roads junctions will also be equipped with the same.

Traffic Mishap incident

The new Traffic Signal System along the National Highway will prevent incidents just like this one.

According to Engineer Rizza Paces, of the City Engineer’s Office, these areas are the : Jose Catolico Avenue and Bula-Lagao Road junction and the Makar Port Crossing.  The first one is in preparation for the impending increase of traffic congestion incidents near the Cookie Factory with the opening of Robinson’s Place in September 2009.

The whole project will cost at least 18 million pesos, according to estimates from the City Engineer’s Office.