Cavite Infrastructure Corp., a unit of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp., said it is on track to complete the construction of an expressway that will connect C5 Road to Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway by June 2019.
The construction of the first section of the 7.7-kilometer, six-lane C5 South Link Expressway Project of the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway was on schedule, according to CIC.
C5 South Link will seamlessly connect Circumferential Road 5 to Cavitex via Merville and Sucat. The first 2.2-km section, which connects C5 to Merville, is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2019.
The P10-billion project is expected to benefit 50,000 vehicles by decongesting Sales Road in Pasay and Edsa once it starts commercial operations.
Travel time from Parañaque, Las Piñas and Cavite to Taguig will be cut down to 20 to 30 minutes from the usual 1and a half hour drive with the direct access to C5.
“C5 South Link is progressing as scheduled. When completed, the road will provide motorists from Parañaque, Las Piñas and Cavite direct access to C5,” CIC president and chief executive Luigi Bautista said.
“We also want to inform the public that by the end of September, we will be launching girders that will cross the at-grade portion of Skyway and South Luzon Expressway. This is a critical activity of the Project and we expect substantial completion after the girders are installed,” he said.