SCTEX - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SCTEX


LIST: NLEX, SCTEX, Cavitex preparations for Undas 2019

Oct 24, 2019 - 12:02 PM

The preparations include more toll collection points, suspension of roadwork, and free services for motorists

MORE TOLL BOOTHS. NLEX Corporation will add portable toll booths to manage traffic. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Increased toll for SCTEX to start June 14

Jun 08, 2019 - 2:20 PM

An additional P0.51 per kilometer will be collected

SCTEX. The Subic-Clark Tarlac Expressway is a 4-lane divided expressway traversing the provinces of Bataan, Pampanga, and Tarlac. Photo from SCTEX website.

NLEX, SCTEX, Cavitex to beef up operations for Holy Week 2019

Apr 11, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Portable toll booths and additional traffic personnel will be deployed during the Holy Week rush

MORE TOLL BOOTHS. NLEX Corporation will add portable toll booths at the plazas in NLEX and SCTEX to manage traffic. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

After fatal SCTEX crash, LTFRB suspends Jumbo Transport bus franchise

Jan 31, 2019 - 11:16 PM

(UPDATED) The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board issues a preventive suspension order that covers 10 units under Jumbo Transport's franchise

FATAL. A tourist bus crashes into an 18-wheeler trailer truck along SCTEX, killing 5 people. Photo courtesy of Jerome Quismundo

LIST: Hotlines, social media accounts during emergencies

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Bookmark this page for a handy list of emergency hotlines you can call or text, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts to contact

NLEX to implement new toll fees on November 6

Nov 05, 2017 - 2:14 PM

Those traveling on the stretch of North Marilao in Bulacan to Sta Ines, Malabacat City in Pampanga will have to pay additional toll fees

TOLL HIKE. NLEX closed system to implement new toll fares across vehicle classes on November 6. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

More electronic toll collection options for Metro Pacific's roads soon

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

For now motorists traversing the NLEX can pay toll fees using their Easy Trip RFID Beep cards as well as Mastercard contactless debit prepaid and credit cards

ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION. Metro Pacific Tollways chairman Manuel Pangilinan tries new electronic toll collection of North Luzon Expressway. Photo courtesy of PayMaya Philippines

Metro Pacific pouring P153B into public infrastructure 'til 2018

Apr 04, 2017 - 9:33 AM

The infrastructure conglomerate is set to start construction of the Cavite Laguna Expressway and Cebu Cordova Link Expressway among others in 2017

PRIVATE HANDS. One of Metro Pacific's projects is NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10, which will be an elevated roadway connecting Segment 9 at MacArthur Highway in Valenzuela City to C-3 Road (5th Avenue) in Caloocan City. Photo from MPIC website

Beep cards now accepted in Citylink buses

Mar 23, 2017 - 5:34 PM

The company behind Beep cards says it will partner with more bus companies in Metro Manila

1ST DISTANCE-BASED. Commuters can now use their Beep cards in Citylink buses plying Newport City in Pasay City to Eastwood City in Quezon City and vice-versa. Rappler file photo

PayMaya, Beep to be allowed soon in NLEX, SCTEX

Dec 22, 2016 - 5:59 PM

The operator of the two toll ways expects these payment options to be available in NLEX by early January while SCTEX will follow

MORE OPTIONS. MPTDC is the parent firm of Manila North Tollways Corporation, which operates NLEX and SCTEX. Rappler file photo

MPIC on toll hike petitions: Taxpayers bear brunt

Apr 08, 2016 - 7:30 PM

When the private concessionaires signed an agreement with the government for the operations and maintenance of the expressways they were promised a toll increase

POCKET BRUISING. The delays in toll hike have been hurting the pockets of operators, with a total foregone revenue of over P4 billion as of January 2016. Image from Wikimedia

Toll hike petitions likely be up to the next gov't

Mar 21, 2016 - 10:22 AM

The delays in toll hike have been hurting the pockets of operators with a total foregone revenue of over P4 billion as of January 2016

POCKET BRUISING. The Toll Regulatory Board has not approved a toll fee hike just yet, but petitions were not dismissed

NLEX-SCTEX link ready for Holy Week

Mar 19, 2016 - 12:32 PM

The Metro Pacific group is looking at integrating the toll collection system of TPLEX to those of NLEX and SCTEX

SMOOTHER TRAVEL. To unify the system of NLEX and SCTEX, MNTC has constructed 7 new toll plazas

5 iconic roads in the Philippines

Dec 23, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Going on a road trip? Tweet us your favorite spots along the road with OpenRoads

SCENIC HIGHWAY. Subic-Clark-Tarlac Highway offers a scenic drive. Photo by Henry Famuleras.

Metro Pacific officially takes over SCTEX

Nov 06, 2015 - 10:01 AM

The tollways group of Manuel V Pangilinan officially takes over the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway SCTEX for an upfront payment of P3 5 billion 74 60 million for the contract

IMPROVEMENTS. MNTC President and CEO Rodrigo Franco says the turnover paves the way for the start of improvement of services on SCTEX. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

NLEX, SCTEX, Cavitex ready for Undas 2015

Oct 30, 2015 - 5:29 PM

The operator of Luzon expressways gears up for the expected heavy traffic volume by adding lanes traffic personnel and layers of toll collection

EXPECTED HEAVY TRAFFIC. TMC says traffic is expected to build up in the afternoon of October 30 until late morning of November 1 going North

Delayed right-of-way acquisition takes a toll on NLEX Harbor Link

Jul 21, 2015 - 8:00 PM

A toll road from Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City to C3 or 5th Avenue in Caloocan City could be open to motorists by December 2016

ANOTHER DELAYED PROJECT. NLEX's Segment 10 is another infrastructure project being delayed by slow right-of-way acquisition. Photos from Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

French aerospace firms eye stronger presence in PH

Jul 06, 2015 - 2:08 PM

2 US construction firms also plan to set up shop in the country Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo says

3 PH-France infrastructure deals signed

Feb 26, 2015 - 9:49 PM

French President Francois Hollande tells businessmen in Manila that making investments is not enough – these businesses should help fight climate change

New investments in infrastructure and renewable energy create a flow of investment to fight climate change

SCTEX maintenance contract returns to NLEX operator

Feb 05, 2015 - 8:20 PM

The operations and maintenance contract of the country s longest tollway returns to its original proponent the Manila North Tollways Corporation

Aerial photo of Gumain River Bridge. Photo courtesy of BCDA.

SCTEX-NLEX toll integration complete by end 2015

Feb 05, 2015 - 7:03 PM

The integration project cuts motorists SCTEX NLEX toll payment processes down to 2 steps according to the Manila North Tollways Corporation

SCTEX. The Subic-Clark Tarlac Expressway is a 4-lane divided expressway traversing the provinces of Bataan, Pampanga, and Tarlac. Aerial photo of Gumain River Bridge.

3,740 security force deployed to secure APEC in Clark

Jan 17, 2015 - 4:58 PM

To ensure readiness of personnel who will be tapped for the APEC event police personnel undergo extensive training

San Miguel eyes SCTEX

Jan 06, 2015 - 7:45 PM

The conglomerate and an undisclosed firm seek bidding documents from the Bases Conversion and Development Authority

Aerial photo of Gumain River Bridge. photo courtesy of BCDA.

DPWH eyes construction supervisor for Central Luzon link expressway

Aug 25, 2014 - 11:52 AM

Interested consultants have until August 28 to submit their pre qualification documents

Holy Week rush: Traffic along toll roads to go up 30%

Apr 07, 2014 - 6:42 PM

Operators of toll roads going to Northern Luzon provinces expect a surge in vehicle volume next week

File photo

7 firms interested in SCTEX lot bid

Mar 24, 2014 - 6:20 PM

BCDA is bidding out a contract for the lease and development of a two hectare property along SCTEX

SCTEX LOT BID. The BCDA is looking for interested bidders to lease and develop a two-hectare lot along the SCTEX.

BCDA opens bids for SCTEX lot

Feb 26, 2014 - 3:36 PM

The BCDA is inviting bidders to bid for a long term lease on a two hectare lot along the Tarlac portion of the SCTEX

SCTEX LOT BID. The BCDA is looking for interested bidders to lease and develop a two-hectare lot along the SCTEX.

SCTEx up for Swiss challenge? Unfair says MVP group

Feb 19, 2014 - 5:07 PM

The group of businessman Manuel V Pangilinan is opposing a government plan to put its SCTEx proposal up for counter offers

FASTER TURNOVER. The MPIC group urges government to hasten implementation of SCTEX agreement

MPIC asks gov't to hasten SCTEx turnover

Jan 21, 2014 - 7:39 PM

The Manuel V Pangilinan led company says its takeover of SCTEx will pave the way for its seamless connection to NLEx

FASTER TURNOVER. The MNTC and MPTC would like the SCTEX agreement to be implemented faster.

Govt to build Bailey bridge along damaged SCTEX section

Aug 23, 2013 - 5:28 PM

The Porac section of the expressway was damaged during the onslaught of tropical storm Maring

SCTEX-Porac closes after bridge damage

Aug 20, 2013 - 9:08 PM

Motorists coming from Mabalacat and Tarlac can exit through Clark South and re enter Porac toll plaza

Photo from Porac Vice Mayor Dexter David's Facebook

DOF endorses MPIC proposal for SCTEX

Aug 12, 2013 - 7:51 PM

Metro Pacific Investments hopes its revised proposal for the operation of SCTEX will be approved by President Aquino before the year ends

BCDA to bid out lots along SCTEX

Aug 09, 2013 - 7:32 PM

The lots will be developed into service areas

50-50 revenue, cost sharing for SCTEx eyed

Apr 07, 2013 - 9:07 AM

Manila North Tollways of the MVP group proposes a 50 50 revenue and cost sharing scheme with government in the operation of the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway

MPIC to submit revised SCTEx proposal

Mar 21, 2013 - 3:22 PM

This is the 3rd time the Manuel V Pangilinan led group is submitting a proposal to operate and maintain the 94 kilometer Subic Clark Tarlac expressway SCTEx

2012: A horrible year for MVP

Dec 31, 2012 - 6:15 PM

The year 2012 is marked by breakups and makeups for Manuel V Pangilinan the head of the country s largest infrastructure group leading telecommunications firm top power retailer and biggest gold producer

No toll fee increase in January

Dec 29, 2012 - 7:23 PM

Increasing toll rates is still under discussion

MVP group hopes 'improved' SCTEx proposal will get OKd

Nov 25, 2012 - 3:48 PM

MNTC s proposal promises bigger revenue share for BCDA

Aquino: Revenue-sharing sticky issue in SCTEx deal

Oct 17, 2012 - 8:56 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says he has yet to sign the SCTEx concession agreement with Manila North Tollways Corp as they are still reviewing the provision on revenue sharing

Toll rates going up?

Jul 18, 2012 - 3:15 PM

The Toll Regulatory Board TRB is set to start conducting hearings on the rate hike petitions of 3 major expressways in Luzon SCTEx STAR and Cavite Expressway

Daily NLEx, SCTEx traffic may reach 160,000 in 2012

Mar 22, 2012 - 5:50 PM

The MVP led operator of NLEx and SCTEx tollways expects revenues to hit over P6 billion this 2012 on account of modest traffic increase

MPIC unit expects final SCTEx deal this Nov 2011

Dec 08, 2011 - 8:00 AM

At a briefing with reporters officials of conglomerate Metro Pacific Investment Inc discussed pending projects Tollways unit head Ramoncito Fernandez said they expect to finally seal the long delayed SCTEx deal this November 2011