TARLAC-PANGASINAN-LA UNION EXPRESSWAY PROJECT (TPLEX)

Project Description: 

Design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance by the private sector of an 89.31 km. expressway from Tarlac City, Tarlac to Rosario, La Union. The project is divided into three (3) sections namely:

 

Project SectionsLength (km)Number of Lanes
1. Tarlac City to Rosales, Pangasinan49.304 (2 lanes, both direction)
    Section 1A: Tarlac City to Gerona, Tarlac  
    Section 1B: Gerona, Tarlac to Rosales, Pangasinan  
2. Rosales Pangasinan to Urdaneta City, Pangasinan13.594 (2 lanes, both direction)
3. Urdaneta City, Pangasinan to Rosario, La Union26.424 (2 lanes, both direction)
    Section 3A: Urdaneta City, Pangasinan to Pozorrubio, Pangasinan  
    Section 3B: Pozorrubio, Pangasinan to Rosario, La Union  
Project Objectives: 

This project aims to:

  • Reduce travel time from Tarlac City to Gerona from 45 minutes to 10 min., 8,000 vehicles per day will be benefited
  • Reduce travel time from Tarlac City to Paniqui, Tarlac from 1 hour to 15 minutes, 10,000 vehicles per day will be benefited
  • Reduce travel time from Tarlac to Rosales from 2 hours to 30 min., 13,000 vehicles per day will be benefited
  • Reduce travel time from Tarlac to Urdaneta from 2 hours and 30 minutes to 40 minutes.
  • Reduce travel time from Tarlac to Rosario from 3.5 hours to 1 hour, 20,000 vehicles per day will be benefited.
Project Concessionaire: 

• The project is funded by Private Infra Dev Corporation (PIDC), as the proponent through the Build-Transfer-Operate (BTO) Scheme under the BOT Law.
• Private Infra Dev Corp. (PIDC), is an all-Filipino consortium led by Rapid Thoroughfares Inc. (a wholly owned SMC Subsidiary), Grand Trackway Holdings Inc., DMCI Holdings Inc., and D.M. Consunji, Inc. as partners.

Project Cost: 

Based on Submitted Monthly Progress Report of Independent Consultant

 Construction Cost (Billion)DED (2% of Construction Cost)

Total

(Billion Pesos)

Section 1P 10.709 BP 0.21418 BP 1.0709 BP 11.99408
Section 2P 3.370 BP 0.06740 BP 0.3370 BP 3.77440
Section 3P 5.167 BP 0.10334 BP 0.5167 BP 5.78704
Sub TotalP 19.246 BP 0.38492 BP 1.92460 BP 21.55520
ROW Cost and Consultancy to Realignment of Section 3   P 2.859987
Total Project Cost   P 24.415187
Less: Subsidy, ROW Cost and Consultancy to Realignment of Section 3   P 7.752987
Total Private Sector Cost   P 16.6622
Project Status: 
  • Section 1 and 2 are substantially completed.
  • Overall accomplishment for Section 3A is substantially completed and Section 3B is 16.54%.
  • Right-of-Way (ROW) Acquisition for Section 1 and 2 are complete.
  • Right-of-Way (ROW) Acquisition for Section 3 is ongoing.
  • Ongoing
Project Alignment: 
Project Timeline: 

Activities

Date

Opening

Section 1 (Tarlac City to Rosales Pangasinan)

·         Section 1A (Tarlac City to Gerona, Tarlac)

·         Section 1B (Gerona, Tarlac to Rosales, Pangasinan)

Ø  Gerona, Tarlac to Paniqui, Tarlac

Ø  Paniqui, Tarlac to Rosales, Pangasinan

Section 2 (Rosales Pangasinan to Urdaneta City, Pangasinan)

Section 3 (Urdaneta City, Pangasinan to Rosario, La Union)

·         Section 3A (Urdaneta City, Pangasinan to Pozorrubio, Pangasinan)

Ø  Urdaneta City, Pangasinan to Binalonan, Pangasinan

Ø  Binalonan, Pangasinan to Pozorrubio, Pangasinan

·         Section 3B (Pozorrubio, Pangasinan to Rosario, La Union

 

 

October 2013

 

December 2013

April 2014

February 2015

 

 

July 2016

December 2017

June 2019