Project Description: 
  • A new four (4)-lane toll road from Sto. Tomas, Batangas to Tayabas/Lucena City in Quezon, 66.74 km. long
  • The revised alignment is divided into six (6) packages as follows:



Package A: Santo Tomas, Batangas to Makban, Laguna


Package B: Makban, Laguna to San Pablo, Laguna


Package C: San Pablo, Laguna to Tiaong, Quezon


Package D: Tiaong, Quezon to Candelaria, Quezon


Package E: Candelaria, Quezon to Tayabas, Quezon


Package F: Tayabas, Quezon to Brgy. Mayao, Lucena, Quezon*


*Proposed TR4 Extension                                                     

Project Objectives: 

This project aims to: 

  • improve the transport of goods and services from the Southern Provinces to Manila and vice versa.
  • shorten travel time, decongest, and reduce the volume of traffic plying the Pan Philippine Highway.
  • 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: 

At the end of construction, the project is expected to:

  • efficiently move people, products/goods and services to and from Laguna, Batangas, Quezon, and Bicol Region.
  • reduce travel time along the 58-kilometer stretch between Sto. Tomas and Lucena from 4 hours to 1 hour.
  • 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.
Project Concessionaire: 

South Luzon Tollways Corporation (SLTC)  

Project Cost: 
  • P 13.10 Billion (subject to adjustment due to additional section, Package TR4F)
Project Status: 

·         On-going ROW acquisition by the DPWH

·         1,069 out of 1,739 lots were being appraised by DBP

·         Addendum for the appraisal of 640 lots for signature of the Concessionaire.

·         15km has Tree Cutting Permit. Ongoing securing of Tree Cutting Permit for forest and coconut trees of the remaining sections

·         Ongoing determination of replacement costs for the affected structures

·         31 unknown lots for expropriation were endorsed to OSR. Drafting of complaint by OSG ongoing.

·         518 out of 1,739 lots with Permits to Enter

·         76% Notices served; 15% unlocated

Project Alignment: 
Project Timeline: 

Construction Schedule:

  • 2019-2022