Officials of NLEX Corporation and City of San Fernando, Pampanga recently signed an agreement to address traffic concerns and keep up with the developments at the San Fernando Interchange, which is one of the busiest NLEX interchanges.

Both parties will establish measures for efficient traffic management to further improve the safety and security of the public. The agreement includes the management of traffic flow, enforcement of traffic rules, and security control within the San Fernando Interchange. It also involves regular consultation between the two parties on projects and programs that may affect the area.

NLEX Corporation and the city government first entered into this deal in May 2009. The tollway company had undertaken several improvement projects in the interchange which necessitate changes in the previous agreement. Such enhancements were the expansion of the interchange bridge and San Fernando Northbound Exit, the construction of additional lanes toll lanes at San Fernando Southbound Entry and Exit, and installation of traffic signals.

Leading the signing are NLEX Corporation President and General Manager J. Luigi L. Bautista (3rd from left), San Fernando City Mayor Edwin D. Santiago (3rd from right), NLEX Corporation Chief Operating Officer Raul L. Ignacio (2nd from left), City Administrator Atty. Atlee Viray (2nd from right), NLEX Corporation Senior Vice President for Communication and Stakeholder Management Romulo S. Quimbo Jr. (left), and Public Order and Safety Officer-in-Charge Louie Clemente (right).