HomeIloiloIloilo CityMandurriaoUpdates: Diversion Road, Plazuela de Iloilo & SM City Iloilo Expansion 481 sharesThe improvements along Diversion Road, formally known as Benigno Aquino Avenue, is undeniably one of the major catalysts in the downpour of developments that Iloilo City continues to experience. The widened 8-lane road not only serves to help ease traf By Marcos Detourista on January 22, 2015The improvements along Diversion Road, formally known as Benigno Aquino Avenue, is undeniably one of the major catalysts in the downpour of developments that Iloilo City continues to experience. The widened 8-lane road not only serves to help ease traffic congestion, it is also an integral gateway to the city’s future growth centers and promotes active lifestyles with its tree-lined pedestrian-friendly sidewalks and bike lanes.Posted below are recent photos of Diversion Road. These photos were taken along the road section in Mandurriao District where the road expansion looks to be completed and the landscaping are starting to “bloom.”Diversion Road Bike and Pedestian LanesNear the Iloilo River end of Diversion Road, in front of the former Marina Restaurant.Tree-lined pedestrian lane and Diversion 21 Hotel.Diversion Road Bike Lane. Ted’s stand-alone branch along Diversion Road. Pedestrian overpass in front of the site of Gaisano’s Iloilo City Center. Now completed, it is the first overpass in the city equipped with an elevator for better accessibility. Plazuela DosPlazuela Dos is an ongoing expansion of Plazuela de Iloilo, a European-inspired commercial complex beside SM City Iloilo Mall.Artist’s Perspective of Plazuela Dos Site of Plazuela Dos located beside the existing main building at Plazuela de IloiloSM City Iloilo ExpansionThis is the first phase of SM City Iloilo’s expansion, which involves the construction of a 3-level mall annex connected to north side of the main building. SM City Iloilo is currently the biggest shopping center in Iloilo and will be even bigger once the expansion is complete.SM City Iloilo Expansion along Diversion Road.These are just some of the developments happening at Diversion Road. A lot of construction activities are currently ongoing at Gaisano’s Iloilo City Center, Ayala’s Atria Park District, and Megaworld’s Iloilo Business Park. Keep subscribed for more photo updates.Don’t leave yet. There’s more!Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.