Project Description: 


The project is a 4-lane extension of CLLEX Phase I and connects Cabanatuan City and San Jose City passing through the municipalities of Talavera and Llanera in Nueva Ecija of about 35.70 km. in road length that will provide a free-flowing alternative route and decongest traffic along the Pan Philippine Highway (PPH) between said cities of Nueva Ecija and Tarlac Province. It also includes the construction of the Toll Facilities of CLLEX Phase 1.

Project Objectives: 

This project aims to:

  • provide fast safe, comfortable and reliable means of transportation from Metro Manila to various destinations in the Central Luzon area for socio-economic development, thus contributing to the decongestion of over-concentration of Metro Manila.
  • form an important lateral (east-west) link of overall Expressway network of Region III.
  • provide a linkage between the existing SCTEX and PPH at some latitude above the cities of Cabanatuan and San Jose.
  • provide a highway of international standards with limited number of intersections.
Project Cost: 
  • Php 11.9830  B - Construction

  • 0.6282 B - ROW

  • 12.6112 B - Total Project Cost


Project Status: 
  • DPWH Approval of the Contract Agreement. Contract Agreement for the Transaction Advisory Services for the CLLEX Project was signed by Accounting Division-Finance Service as to availability of funds. The Contract Agreement is for approval of Undersecretary for Legal Services and Office of the Secretary. 

  • Ongoing coordination with JICA relative to their initial comments on the Contract Agreement.

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