MAYNILAD RESUMES PIPE REALIGNMENT WORK FOR MRT-7 CONSTRUCTION
June 26, 2020
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) has resumed work on the realignment of a 600mm-diameter primary pipeline along the northbound lane of Commonwealth Ave. (from Fairlane St. to Regalado St.) in Novaliches, Quezon City, to help fast-track completion of the MRT Line 7 construction.
In the photo, Maynilad workers are shown laying the new pipeline near Fairlane Street. Maynilad is currently conducting pressure and leakage tests on the newly laid pipe segments. The company aims to complete the pipe realignment by the end of August 2020.
To date, Maynilad has realigned and replaced 85.42 kilometers of pipelines in support of vital government infrastructure projects, such as road upgrades and flood control projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways, Metro Manila Development Authority, and local government units.
The MRT Line 7 is a 22.8-kilometer train line with 14 stations that will run from North Avenue in Quezon City to San Jose del Monte in Bulacan.