Project Description: 
  • A new four (4)-lane toll road from Sto. Tomas, Batangas to Tayabas/Lucena City in Quezon, 56.87 kms. long
  •  The revised alignment is divided into five (5) packages as follows:



 Calamba - Makban, Laguna

11.32 km 


Makban - San Pablo, Laguna 

12.12 km 


San Pablo - Tiaong, Quezon 

7.50 km 


 Tiaong - Candelaria, Quezon

15.00 km 


Candelaria - Tayabas, Quezon 

10.93 km 

                                                           Total           = 56.87 km 

Project Objectives: 
  •  To improve the transport of goods and services from Southern Provinces to Manila and vice versa.
  • To shorten travel time, decongest, and reduce the volume of traffic plying the Pan Philippine Highway.
  •  To enhance the economic efficiency of the existing South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), allowing to meet the increasing demand of traffic volumes due to the rapid growth of population, urbanization, and economic development of Quezon Province and adjoining provinces.


Project Benefits: 


  • To efficiently move people, products/goods and services to and from Laguna, Batangas, Quezon, and Bicol Region.
  • To reduce travel time along the 58-kilometer stretch between Sto. Tomas and Lucena from 4 hours to 1 hour.
  • To provide the motorists with safer and more convenient travel on modern tollway facilities like well-lit toll plazas, fiber optics, and CCTV cameras, among others.


  • Sound development of the trade and commerce in Southern Tagalog provinces through high service transportation facility
  • Enhanced international competitiveness of export and eco-tourism industries through improved and reliable freight travel movement.
  • High accessibility from the existing SLEX, STAR Tollway and other national highways and roads along the Batangas, Laguna, and Quezon provinces.
Project Concessionaire: 

Project Proponent:

South Luzon Tollways Corporation (SLTC)  

Implementing Agency:

   Toll Regulatory Board (TRB)

Project Cost: 
  • P 13.10 Billion
Project Status: 
  • DPWH ROW Team in place
  • Ongoing alignment reconnaisance, ground survey and staking works for Packages A and B.
  • Target ROW delivery and/or ground breaking for approximately 2.67 within the year.
  • Already finished staking and counting of trees and crops of the 6.16km (including the 2.67km priority for groundbreaking) of Package A and B.
  • Ongoing
Project Alignment: 
Project Timeline: 

Issuance of ECC by DENR

14 July 2014

Construction Schedule

June 2017 – August 2021

TR4A: Calamba to Makban, Laguna

01 June 2017 – 25 August 2018

TR4B: Makban to San Pablo, Laguna

26 February 2018 – 20 August 2019

TR4C: San Pablo to Tiaong, Quezon

23 November 2018 – 18 November 2019

TR4D: Tiaong to Candelaria, Quezon

20 August 2019 to 10 February 2021

TR4E: Candelaria to Tayabas, Quezon

16 May 2019 to 09 August 2021