Here's How Long the Traffic Buildup on SLEX Southbound Is Expected to Take

Not that the SLEX buildup has ever really gone away.

( Motorists have barely resigned to themselves to a life spent slowly crawling along the South Luzon Expressway northbound lanes, when they were rudely awakened—an understatement, we know—by extreme congestion on the southbound lanes on the evening of November 7, as well.  It looks like the Skyway construction is continuing at an even bigger scale, so you may want to keep on the lookout for the following updates—or by some miracle, find an alternate route.

The Filinvest exit along the southbound ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, November 8 to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 9. "Moderate to heavy traffic expected," said the official South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) Twitter account. 


Temporary steel ramps are also being installed at the now-infamous Alabang Viaduct, and will take until November 30 to finish—just in time for the 30th Southeast Asian Games. Again, " Moderate to heavy traffic expected," says SLEX management.

Another major project happening along the former expressway will end in April 2020. Additional lanes will be built from Filivest to Susana Heights. "Minimal disruption expected," says Skyway management.

So with everything going on around SLEX, northbound, southbound, anywhere-bound really, people have taken to Twitter to vent. Traffic isn't really a new and wild concept in the Metro, but the pics and tweets show this is on an entirely different level. Is this what our life will be like until construction finishes?

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