HomeIloilo CityIloilo Esplanade and Diversion Road – March 2014 Photo UpdatesIloilo City continues to impress not only visitors but even locals, who have grown to be proud of the improvements their city has experienced in recent years. Iloilo City is, truly, becoming a model for sustainable urban development in the Philippines. By Marcos Detourista on March 22, 2014Iloilo City continues to impress not only visitors but even locals, who have grown to be proud of the improvements their city has experienced in recent years. Iloilo City is, truly, becoming a model for sustainable urban development in the Philippines.One lazy afternoon, yours truly, and a fellow Ilonggo travel blogger, had the chance to spend a leisurely stroll along the Iloilo Esplanade. Here are photo updates of developments in the area taken during our walk from Carpenter’s Bridge to Diversion Road:Carpenter’s Bridge.View of Iloilo River from Carpenter’s Bridge.A couple enjoying the view of the Iloilo River.Mid-rise cluster of hotels, office buildings, and an upcoming hospital at Smallville and Diversion Road.Mangroves thriving along the Iloilo River.Esplanade TwoThe Esplanade two is an ongoing project that will pave the way for a second riverside promenade that will be built across and parallel to the first one.The Medical City IloiloStart of construction on Esplanade Two.Closer view of the viewing platform at Esplanade 2.One EsplanadeEsplanade One.Esplanade One.“I am Iloilo” signage.Iloilo EsplanadeConstruction of Esplanade two from across the river.Sunset at the Iloilo River Esplanade.Ayala Technohub (left) and Medicus Medical Center (right)Beside the Riverside BoulevardMedicus Medical CenterDiversion road entrance of the Iloilo EsplanadeDiversion Road ExpansionDiversion Road Bridge Widening. UPDATE: Construction works of the widening project is already complete.Pruned Acacia tree along newly widened Diversion Road.Ilonggos enjoying the newly paved bike and pedestrian lane.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 There’s more!Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.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.