Republic of the Philippines

Public-Private Partnership Center

Manila-North Expressway (NLEX) Project including NLEX North Harbor Link (Segments 8.1, 8.2, 9, and 10)

Project Brief
Implementing Agency

Philippine National Construction Corporation (PNCC) and Toll Regulatory Board (TRB)

Project Description

The project involves the rehabilitation, expansion, operation, and maintenance of the existing 84 kilometer NLEX that connects Metro Manila and Central Luzon. NLEX North Harbor Link involves the 21.65-km extension of the NLEX from Mindanao Avenue, Quezon City to the C-3 (Circumferential Road 3) in Caloocan City and to Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.

Project Cost

Php 15.67 Billion

Procurement Mode

Unsolicited

PPP Structure

Supplemental Toll Operation Agreement

Cooperation Period

30 years

Region

  • REGION III - CENTRAL LUZON
  • NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION

Sector

Road

Private Proponent

First Philippine Infrastructure Development Corporation (FPIDC); Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC)

Status

Phase 1:

  1. Extended, Rehabilitated and Widened NLE - operational
    • Segment No. 1
    • Segment No. 2
    • Segment No. 3
  2. Subic Expressway - pre-construction
    • Segment No. 4
    • Segment No. 5
    • Segment No. 6
    • Segment No. 7 (Subic Freeport Expressway [SFEX]) - Partial operation commenced in December 2020 and construction was fully completed in February 2021.
  3. Circumferential Road C-5 (NLEX Harbor Link Project)
    • Segment No. 8
      i. Segment No. 8.1 - operational
      ii. Segment No. 8.2 - ongoing construction
    • Segment No. 9 - operational
    • Segment No. 10
      i. Segment 10 - operational
      ii. Segment 10, Exit Ramp to Segment 10 - operational

On May 12, 2022, NLEX Corporation will implement new toll rates, P2.00 in the open system and P0.34 per kilometer in the closed system. The Toll Regulatory Board has given NLEX Corporation go signal to increase its toll.

  • MR. RONALD M. MANGILIN
    Project Monitoring Officer, PPP Center
    (+632) 8709.4146 local 5205