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 SubsectionsLength (km)
1. Cavitex Connection to Open Canal Interchange8.58
2. Open Canal Interchange to Governor's Drive Interchange10.8
3. Governor's Drive Interchange to Silang (Aguinaldo) Interchange7.8
4. Silang (Aguinaldo) Interchange to Silang East Interchange3.8
5. Silang East Interchange to Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange5.1
6. Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange to Laguna Boulevard Interchange2.7
7. Laguna Boulevard Interchange to Laguna Technopark Interchange2.65
8. Laguna Technopark Interchange to Mamplasan Toll Barrier3.86


  • 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: 
  • Right-of-Way (ROW) Acquisition: 96.85 % of Letter Offer served to land owners; 83.03% signed DOAS and Expropriation Cases submitted to OSG; 36.78% of Permits to Enter/Writ of Possessions issued
  • Construction of Subsections 6, 7 and 8 Laguna segment is 88.99% completed as of October 17, 2019
  • Laguna segment, particularly Subsections 6, 7, and 8 (Sta. Rosa to Mamplasan) was inaugurated  on October 30, 2019 and opened for public use
  • Ongoing
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