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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

TRB Inspects Soon to Open CAVITEX C5 Link Flyover Extension

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Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) Executive Director Atty Alvin Carullo together with the TRB technical team, the grantor of the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway Project (MCTEP), inspected the ongoing construction of the CAVITEX C5 Link Flyover extension (Segment 3A2: Merville to E. Rodriguez Ave.) of Cavitex Infrastructure Corporation (CIC) and its joint venture partner, Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA).

Early this week, the TRB’s inspection team together with CIC representatives checked on the progress of the 1.6km flyover extension that will soon connect to the operational 2.2km Cavitex C5 Link flyover, providing convenient access for motorists bound to SLEX/C5 from Merville and vice versa. As of today, the segment has reached more than 95% completion.

Also discussed during the inspection is the traffic management plan for the area once the extension opens. This entails transferring of the Merville entry and exit ramp to in front of Shell C5 Southlink for better traffic flow. Traffic signalization and signages will be installed in coordination with the local authorities to help manage traffic for motorists bound to the expressway, and those that will use the service road.

Meanwhile, construction for its other segment, Segment 2 (CAVITEX R1 Expressway to Sucat Interchange) also continues in full swing, now reaching more than 30% completion. Once this segment connects CAVITEX to its Sucat Interchange, motorist travel time between the two areas will

To further encourage motorists to avail of its RFID services, free RFID installation and reloading services are made available at CAVITEX C5 Link Customer Service Center. Other installations and reloading sites outside of the expressways are also made available for motorists. Full list may be found here: Once the entire CAVITEX C5 Link project is completed in 2023, the 7.7km expressway will benefit more than 50,000 motorists. It will reduce travel time from CAVITEX to Makati, Taguig, and Pasay in under forty-five minutes while helping decongest EDSA, MIA Road., Roxas Boulevard and other


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