Two new segments are expected to be completed by 2022
The Cavitex-C5 Link Expressway is slowly starting to take shape. After the inauguration of Segment 3A-1 (C5 South Link) in 2019 and the groundbreaking for Segments 2 and 3A-2 in 2020, Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has shared that
In case you need to travel through these expressways
If you need to travel across expressways during this enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, then be advised that all expressways operated by the Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) will remain fully open 24/7.These are namely: the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX),
Some of our readers share their reasons
It's been nearly a year since the Department of Transportation (DOTr) initially mandated all tollways to go completely cashless. As we all know, everything didn't exactly go as planned.Frankly, it's going to be really hard to backtrack all
Have you driven along the tollway recently?
We've just received news that motorists who frequent the Manila-Cavite Expressway (Cavitex) will be glad to hear about: Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (CIC), a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), has just completed its P78-million road-maintenance project along
Those entering tollways without enough load in their RFID accounts will be apprehended
Attention, RFID users: The Toll Regulatory Board's (TRB) three-strike policy, which will penalize RFID users who enter RFID lanes with insufficient load in their accounts, will soon be taking effect.We first heard about this in February as the TRB'
Both are targeted for completion in 2022
Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) broke ground for Segments 2 and 3A-2 of the Cavitex-C5 Link Expressway-also known as the C5 South Link Project-back in July 2020. Now, the company has just begun construction in the area and
The R1 section will be affected
Take note, Cavite residents: Major rehabilitation and construction activities are expected to affect traffic flow over the next three months along the R1 section on Cavitex. According to the Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation, mobilization will kick off on February 27, with most of
Be warned
The 2019 opening of the Cavitex-C5 Link Flyover, also known as Segment 3A1 of the C5 South Link Project, was a godsend for Metro Manila motorists. Not only did the new piece of infrastructure finally improve traffic in the area, it
Check out the schedule
Good news for motorists who'll have to head out of town during the 2020 holidays: The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has announced it will not be collecting toll fees at its expressways for the 2020 holidays.The expressways under the
Motorists aren’t happy
Well, here we are, December 1, 2020. If the date holds no meaning to you, then you either don't own a motor vehicle or probably haven't been paying attention to all the RFID drama the past few weeks.Today marks
Take note
In a previous story, we covered all the basics about reloading Autosweep RFIDs. This time, we're going to discuss how to reload Easytrip RFIDs.Easytrip tags are used along all expressways under the Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), namely: the North
Do you pass here often?
Have you noticed a buildup of traffic along some parts of the Manila-Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX) since Metro Manila shifted back to general community quarantine? If your answer is yes, you'll be happy to know expressway management is making changes to
To make matters worse, the two riders weren’t even wearing helmets
Two guys riding a sub-400cc motorcycle along the Manila-Cavite Expressway (Cavitex) wearing no helmets or any protective gear whatsoever. Damn, talk about ticking all the wrong boxes. Riding a small bike on the tollway is dangerous enough-not wearing a
As part of its efforts to shift to 100% cashless transactions by November 2
As you may have heard by now, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that all major tollways across the country will be required to shift to completely cashless payments by November 2, 2020. In line with this, the Metro Pacific Tollways
Heads up, motorists
We reported the other day that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will soon be requiring all major expressways to implement a completely cashless payment system in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This will be implemented under Department Order (DO) No. 2020-
This means the 7.7-kilometer road network will be completed in a few years
We've got some pleasant news for motorists: More expressways are set to rise in Metro Manila in a few years, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) have just broken ground for
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