LRT 1 North Extension

5.7km elevated line with two stations, Balintawak and Roosevelt
Client: Light Rail Transit Authority
Location: Metro Manila
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Decent Work and Economic Growth
Decent Work and Economic Growth

First Balfour, in a joint venture (JV) with DMCI, was the first local contractor to be awarded with a design and build contract for the 5.5-kilometer LRT Line 1 North Extension project. The extension connects the existing LRT Line 1 and MRT-3 by constructing an elevated viaduct from the Monumento Station of Line 1 to the North Avenue Station of Line 3 with new intermediate stations and one terminal station.

The project involved the civil and architectural design and construction of the guide ways and stations of the LRT 1 Extension. This included the construction of a 2.66-kilometer elevated guide way from Monumento to Balintawak including the construction of a pedestrian overpass and walkways, the construction of a 2.74-kilometer guide way that spans from the Balintawak to the North Avenue station, and the construction of 2 elevated stations in Balintawak and Roosevelt.

The JV successfully delivered and completed the project on schedule.

New Stations : 2
Total length of viaduct : 5.7 km

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