Construction has already started
Motorists down south are going to love this news: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started construction on South Luzon Expressway Toll Road 4 (SLEX-TR4), a 66.74km extension of SLEX from Santo Tomas, Batangas to Lucena City,
SLEX-TR4 will shorten travel time between Santo Tomas and Lucena to one hour
After having been either put on hold or postponed for decades, the construction of the South Luzon Expressway Toll Road 4 (SLEX-TR4) looks like it will finally begin this month. The project will extend the SLEX from Santo Tomas, Batangas, to
For the C5 South Link construction
The soon-to-be C5 South Link's hefty construction is currently ongoing. Per the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), this new 7.7km expressway will connect areas of Makati and Taguig to Parañaque and other areas in
The same ruling applies to sub-400cc motorcycles
The Court of Appeals has affirmed the decision earlier issued by a lower court banning not only motorcycles with engine displacement lower than 400cc, but also three-wheelers.In its recent decision, the Appellate court reiterated that motorcycles with sidecars are banned
For National Heroes Day
Planning to go out of town this long weekend? If so, then you may want to stop by a Petron station along the way. Once again, the fuel company is holding Lakbay Alalay stops for the National Heroes Day holiday.The stops
NLEX-SLEX connection is also expected to begin in January 2019
During their latest site inspection of the NLEX Harbor Link project, the NLEX Corporation and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said that they expect Harbor Link's Segment 10, the final phase being constructed, to be completed by the
Small motorbikes: Don't push your luck
Officials of the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) reiterated their warning against motorcycles with engine displacements below 400cc entering expressways.Engr. Abraham P. Sales, TRB executive director, issued a directive to seven private operators of tollways in Luzon to strictly implement the ban
Getting to know this beginner-friendly bike
Spontaneous rides up to Batangas just for a bowl of lomi might sound far-fetched and ridiculous to some people, but for riders, especially those with big bikes capable of traversing SLEX, such instantaneous escapades are commonplace.When my editor invited me
Rep. Biazon takes his scooter to SLEX for 'experimental ride'
The existing tollway regulation banning motorcycles with engine displacements below 400cc has long been a subject of debate among road users. What was the basis of tollway authorities for setting the limit of motorcycles engine displacements allowed to enter the expressways at
Let's all keep our cool
Heavy car volume, traffic congestion, engine breakdowns, and vehicle collisions are just a few issues that commonly trigger traffic buildup along the tollways nowadays. But motorists are exacerbating the already stressful situation. Alex C. Cruz, SMC Tollways operations head, bared it all."
Known as Daang Hari-SLEX Link Road
If you've gone on road trips to Tagaytay the past few months, you may have noticed a massive development near the Susana Heights exit of the South Luzon Expressway. The road that was being constructed is the Daang Hari-SLEX Link
Because nothing beats an informed driver
Holy Week is almost here, which means summer road trips for most of us. So now would be a good time to familiarize ourselves with the specific speed limits on our major expressways. It's interesting how many of us don't
How much is the cost of each one?
The National Economic and Development Authority, which is chaired by President Benigno Aquino III, has approved six infrastructure projects that aim to provide commuters and motorists with "a more reliable and efficient transport infrastructure system."Four projects are expected to benefit motorists,
See what the plan is up to 2030
The Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines' Facebook page has released what it calls the "Mega Manila Infrastructure Road Map of the Philippines," the result of a study conducted by the National Economic Development Authority with input from various government
Expected to be completed by 2018
The Department of Budget and Management is kick-starting the construction of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway by releasing P1.6 billion for it. The amount will supposedly be used to partially cover the project's right-of-way acquisition and contract services
Our taxes at work
Department of Public Works and Highways secretary Rogelio Singson recently inspected the ongoing construction of the Daang Hari-South Luzon Expressway Link Road, which is now nearly 40% finished.The Daang Hari-SLEX Link Road will connect the junction of Daang Reyna
To prevent traffic bottlenecks at tollbooths
Rep. Aleta Suarez (3rd District, Quezon) wants the different toll operators of the country's expressways to adopt a single ticketing system "to ensure smooth and uninterrupted travel of the public" by filing House Resolution 884."The government should require the different
Part of MNTC\'s NLEX Metro Expressway Link Project
Someday, traveling from Balintawak to Santa Mesa will take 30 minutes instead of two hours.In an effort to cut down motorists\' travel time from North Luzon to South Luzon, the Metro Pacific Tollways Development Corporation (MPTDC) and the Philippine National Construction
Connecting CAVITEX to SLEX
The Department of Public Works and Highways is getting ready for the construction of its planned Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX), an infrastructure project under the government\'s Public Private Partnership Program, by accepting pre-qualification documents from interested bidders.According to the
Could become operational before end of the year
With the South Luzon Expressway\'s E-Pass costing nearly P2,000 per unit, the public\'s clamor for a more affordable alternative is now being looked at by the South Luzon Tollways Corporation and Skyway O&M Corporation, the operators of
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