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The Cavite-Laguna Expressway project will improve traffic flow by minimising congestion on Governor’s Drive, Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road, and Aguinaldo Highway. It is also expected to reduce the travel time between CAVITEX and SLEX from the current 90 minutes to approximately 45 minutes.

It will also provide efficient transportation links for approximately 11 billion people living in the Cavite and Laguna provinces, as well as benefit economic zones within the area.

In addition, the project will help promote the Calabarzon (Region IV-A) region as a preferred destination for investment and growth.

Project Description: 

The project is a 4-lane 45.29 km. closed-system tolled expressway connecting CAVITEX and SLEX. The project will start from the CAVITEX in Kawit, Cavite and end at the SLEX-Mamplasan Interchange in Biñan, Laguna. The project will have the following subsections:

Project Subsections

Length (km)

1. Cavitex Connection to Open Canal Interchange


2. Open Canal Interchange to Governor’s Drive Interchange


3. Governor’s Drive Interchange to Silang (Aguinaldo) Interchange


4. Silang (Aguinaldo) Interchange to Silang East Interchange


5. Silang East Interchange to Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange


6. Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange to Laguna Technopark Interchange


7. Laguna Boulevard Interchange to Laguna Technopark Interchange


8. Laguna Technopark Interchange to Mamplasan Toll Barrier



  • PPP Scheme: Build-Transfer-Operate

     -Private sector to finance, construct, operate and maintain the entire 45.292kms Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAx)

  • Concession Period: 35 years (including 5 years design and construction)


 (Tirona Highway to the end of Greenfield Development Corporation Property near Mamplasan Exit, Laguna)

Right of Way:

60 meters, except for Laguna Techno Park &Laguna Boulevard 40 meters, Greenfield Development Corporation 50 meters


8 grade separated interchanges and 1 toll barrier


12,207 meters inclusive of 4,618 meters of viaduct

Project Objectives: 

This project aims to:

  • support national development policy and provide efficient transport facilities for the Eco-zones in Cavite and Laguna; 
  • reduce traffic congestion particularly in Governor’s Drive, Aguinaldo Highway and Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road which are heavily congested;
  • improve competitiveness of Region IV-A/CALABARZON as an investment destination.

Project Benefits: 

At the end of construction, the project is expected to:

  • Reduce travel time from CAVITEX to SLEX by about 45 minutes

Project Concessionaire: 

MPCALA Holdings Inc.

Project Cost: 


Amount (Billion)

Civil Works

P 25.425


P 10.201

Independent Consultant (50%)

P   0.056


P 35.682

Project Status: 

  • Groundbreaking was held on June 19, 2017.
  • ECC of Cavite side of CALAx is currently being processed
  • MOA between DPWH and PNP-SAF for use of the ROW in the PNP-SAF property at Sta. Rosa City, Laguna was already signed last 23 February 2018.
  • Ongoing mobilization of equipment for construction of the two (2) sub-sections (Technopark and Laguna Boulevard Interchanges), with a length of 7kms.
  • Right-of-Way (ROW) Acquisition: 94% of Letter Offer served to land owners; 4% signed DOAS and Expropriation Cases submitted to OSG; 2% of Permits to Enter/Writ of Possessions issued
  • Construction on Laguna segment reached 6.917% accomplishment.

Ongoing Project Alignment:

Project Alignment: 





Project Timeline: 



Opening of Pre-qualification Documents

19 May 2015

Opening of Technical Proposal

22 May 2015

Opening of Financial Proposal (MPCALA Holdings Inc. submitted highest bid amount of Php 27,300,000,000.00

26 May 2015

Issuance of Notice of Award

08 June 2015

Submission of Post-Award Requirements

26 June 2015

Issuance of Notice of Compliance with Post-Award Requirements

30 June 2015

Contract Signing Date together with the payment of PhP 5,460,000,000.00

10 July 2015

Detailed Engineering Design

July 2015 – Sept 2016

Construction Start Date

2nd Quarter 2017




Marieta "Mayeth" Abordo

Licensed Real Estate Broker

PRC Lic. No. 0000759

Mayeth Abordo is a Professional Real Esteate Broker and Founder of SOLIDSOURCE REALTY PHILIPPINES since 2010, a Real Estate firm based in Las Pinas City. She specialize in applying her expertise and market knowledge to Broker both horizontal and vertical projects that consistently exceed the investment goals of her clients.

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