Will this help make the expressway safer?
Erring drivers might want to think twice about breaking any traffic regulations along the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), as management has announced it is already piloting the implementation of smart cameras capable of automatic license plate recognition (ALPR).These smart cameras are
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'
Drive safe
The NLEX Corporation has announced that the North Luzon Expressway will once again be undergoing some maintenance works this week.From today until May 8, the following lanes will be temporarily closed to motorists. Check it out:By now, it should go
They allow instant communication with the CALAX Traffic Operation Center
Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has just activated a quick solution for stranded motorists along its expressways: Emergency Roadside Communication System (ERSC) call boxes.These ERSC call boxes, which have just been installed along the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX), enable instantaneous communication
Construction is currently at 93% completion
The Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) is inching closer to completion. Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has shared that the section linking Santa Rosa to Silang is already 93% complete.This specific portion of CALAX is called Subsection 5, a 7.2km 2x2
Passage through this 4km northbound segment is free until further notice
Here it is, ladies and gents. After a few major delays, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has officially opened the northbound section of the Skyway Extension Project.A few weeks ago, SMC shared that the elevated tollway was already structurally complete, and now
Adjust your schedules accordingly
Need to take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) heading out of town over the next couple of days? You might want to make adjustments to your route and schedule, as the NLEX Corporation has announced lane and toll-lane closures to make
Will SMC start collecting toll fees soon?
On Monday, March 29, the authorities and concessionaires of Skyway Stage 3 tested its electronic toll collection system ahead of launch, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said.According to the DOTr, the test covered the inventory and maintenance of the toll collection
Efficiency will also be one of the agency’s priorities moving forward
It looks like newly appointed Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) executive director Alvin Carullo is making it a point to hear out all sides as the agency looks into proposed toll rate increases.In a statement, Carullo-who is two weeks fresh from
These roads will all be part of the bigger Luzon Spine Expressway Network
One by one, we're beginning to see big-ticket infrastructure projects-particularly major expressways such as the Skyway Stage 3-completed. All these are aimed at reducing travel time to, from, or around the metro as well as improving traffic in
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
Too many things going on at the same time
Here's where we are so far in the implementation of the Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act: By operation of the law, Republic Act No. 11229 already took effect on February 2, 2021, but the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has stressed
This could be a game changer
It's official: Skyway Stage 3 is open and operational. Just two years ago, this game-changing infrastructure project-which aims to alleviate 50% of EDSA traffic by extending the elevated tollway in Buendia all the way to Balintawak-was barely there.
The agency is still studying the rates
We're now in the second month of 2021, but it appears we still have no official word on how much the toll fees for Skyway Stage 3 will be. Well, it looks like we might have to wait a bit longer
The project should be completed within 24 months
It's all coming together now: The major tollways connecting the northern and southern parts of Metro Manila are really starting to take shape as San Miguel Corporation kicks off work on the 1.2km road that will link its recently completed
Starting next month
Poor road visibility is the last thing any motorist wants to encounter when driving at expressway speeds. We aren't just referring to the effects of fog and torrential rain, either, as anyone who uses our local expressways on the regular will
The company has waived P156 million in toll fees so far
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is really making it a point to give back to our medical frontliners.The company previously said that the toll-free passage for frontliners along all SMC-operated expressways would be extended indefinitely. Now, it has announced that
More lanes have finally been added
If you've ever driven to Subic, chances are you've encountered slow-moving trucks and the long line of traffic usually trailing them on the Subic Freeport Expressway (SFEX).At most expressways, sluggish trucks aren't really a problem as a
All seven lanes and seven ramps may now be used by the public
This is it, ladies and gents. At long last, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and San Miguel Corporation (SMC) have officially opened Skyway Stage 3. We know a lot of you have been waiting a while for this to
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