Regarding financing, truck lane
proposals generally have assumed that the new lanes would be paid for through tolls.
Since the full implementation of truck lane
restrictions in 2001, truck crashes on interstates in South Carolina have increased slightly, but fatalities involving heavy trucks have decreased.
'We are applying the upgraded standards for Congressional Avenue Extension; private and public vehicle lanes will be 0.34 m thick while truck lanes
will be 0.38 m thick,' Jimeno told the Inquirer.
He said the heavy traffic was triggered by the implementation of the "one truck lane
" policy in Manila.
To address the effect on business, the MMDA approved a 24-hour express truck lane
on Roxas Boulevard, which passes through Manila, Pasay and Paranaque.
San Diego said the truck lane
will be enforced "anytime soon" as the MMDA and Quezon City officials will meet on Monday to iron out details such as the painting of roads markers.
Zapata added that while concessions, such as the 24-hour truck lane
on Roxas Boulevard, were helpful in helping them complete their deliveries, other new measures might be confusing to truckers.
Ports are a warren of truck lanes
and container stacks.