Road projects to create more jobs, spur economic growth — MPTC president

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Rodrigo Franco said that tollway construction projects will create thousands of jobs for Filipinos and further spur economic growth.


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) with MPCALA Holdings Inc. (MHI) inaugurated the fourth section of the 45-kilometer Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) with the opening of the CALAX Silang East Interchange Section, extending the operating sections from 10 kms to 14.24 kms.

CALAX’ Silang East Exchange 93% complete

Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Subsection 5, targeted to open to motorists in the third quarter of 2021, is 93 per cent complete, MPCALA Holdings Inc. Friday, (April 30) announced.

Villar satisfied with progress of CCLEX in Cebu, now 80% complete

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar is satisfied with the progress of the construction of the P30-billion Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX).

MVP Group begins vaccination program for employees

The MVP Group, the conglomerate chaired by tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, kicked off yesterday its vaccination program for its 60,000 employees, moving the country a step closer toward herd immunity.

NLEX Connector construction reaches Manila

Construction along the first 5-kilometer section of the NLEX Connector, between Caloocan and España Interchanges, is in full swing and has now reached Abad Santos Street and Blumentritt in Manila.

Bulacan LGUs back rehabilitation of Meycauayan, Bigaa bridges

With safety and long-term benefits in mind, local government executives in Bulacan are throwing their support behind the simultaneous rehabilitation of NLEX bridges in Meycauayan and Bigaa in Balagtas as the project will enable safer and more comfortable journey for motorists.

CTBEX Swiss challenge by end of this year or early 2022

MPTC targets to proceed with the Swiss challenge for its unsolicited proposal to build the P22.43-billion Cavite-Tagaytay-Batangas Expressway (CTBEX) late this year or early next year.