CAVITE-LAGUNA (CALA) EXPRESSWAY PROJECT

Project Description: 

The project is a 4-lane 44.58. 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 Subsections

Length

(km)

1

Cavitex Connection to Open Canal Interchange

8.68

2

Open Canal Interchange to Governor’s Drive Interchange

9.86

3

Governor’s Drive Interchange to Silang (Aguinaldo) Interchange

8.64

4

Silang (Aguinaldo) Interchange to Silang East Interchange

3.16

5

Silang East Interchange to Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange

5.14

6

Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Interchange to Laguna Boulevard Interchange

2.34

7

Laguna Boulevard Interchange to Laguna Technopark Interchange

3.30

8

Laguna Technopark Interchange to Mamplasan Toll Barrier

3.46


PPP Scheme: Build-Transfer-Operate
 

     -Private sector to finance, construct, operate and maintain the entire 44.58 kms 

  • 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

Interchanges:

8 grade separated interchanges and 1 toll barrier

Bridges:

3,575 meters inclusive of 444 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 ravel time from CAVITEX (Kawit) to SLEX (Mamplasan Interchange in Biñan, Laguna) from 2 hours to only 45 minutes.
Project Concessionaire: 
  • MPCALA Holdings Inc.
Project Cost: 

Activities

Amount (Billion)

Civil Works

P 25.425

Right-of-Way

P 10.201

Independent Consultant (50%)

P   0.056

Total

P 35.682

Project Status: 

 ·         Right-of-Way Acquisition (ROWA) accomplishment (actual site possession)

Ø  Laguna Side  : 99.80%

Ø  Cavite Side    : 63.54%

·         Subsections 8, 7 and 6 (Sta. Rosa to Mamplasan) were partially opened to traffic on October 30, 2019.

·         TOP was issued last Feb 10, 2020 for Subsections 8, 7 and 6.

·         Subsection 5 (Sta. Rosa to Silang East IC) was open to traffic last August 24, 2021.

·         Contractor for Cavite Segment Subsection 1 already mobilized

·         Overall accomplishment for construction as of JULY 25, 2022:

Ø  Sub-section 8,7,6: 100%, last October 30, 2019

Ø  Sub-Section 5     : 100% last August 24, 2021

Ø  Sub-Section 4     : 66.605%

Ø  Total for Laguna Segment: 95.543%

Ø  Total for Cavite  Segment: 42.49%

Ø  Total for whole alignment of CALAX: 63.19%


Project Alignment: 
Project Timeline: 

Activities

 

Date

Construction Start Date

 

Laguna Segment – Subsections 7 and 8

July 2017

Cavite Segment – Subsection 3

May 2019

Completion

 

Fourth Quarter 2023