CLARK FREEPORT – The North Luzon Expressway Corp. (NLEx Corp.) has announced increased in toll fees that will add from P20 to P98 on current rates at the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx).
NLEx Corp. said the new rates would be charged starting at 12:01 a.m on June 14.
It said the additional fees were approved by Toll Regulatory Board (TRB), with the new rates equivalent to additional P0.51 per kilometer.
Thus, the new rates would be as follows from the Mabiga Interchange in Mabalacat, Pampanga to Tarlac:
Class 1 vehicles (ordinary cars) – Additional P20
Class 2 vehicles (buses and small commercial trucks) – Additional P40
Class 3 vehicles (large trucks/trailers) – Additional P60
The new rates from Mabalacat to Tipo in Subic will be as follows:
Class 1 vehicles – Additional P32 Class 2 vehicles – Additional P66
Class 3 vehicles – Additional P98x
NLEx Corp. said in a statement that since 2015, it has spent signifi cant investments for the upgrade of the SCTEx, as it noted the NLEx-SCTEx integration project in 2016 which unified the toll collection of the two expressways under one electronic toll collection system.
“This project reduced the cumbersome toll collection stops and made expressway travel hassle-free,” said NLEx Corp.
It also noted new toll lanes at the Tipo Poll Plaza and the new Mabiga Interchange.
NLEx Corp. also said that “to improve 24/7 traffic monitoring and provision of roadside services, a modern traffic control room (TCR), with CCTV cameras and radio communications, was built in Mabalacat City. To enhance motorists’ safety, LED highway lights, emergency call boxes, crash cushions, and reflective delineator plates were also installed in key areas of the expressway.”
It also noted that upgrading with asphalt the portion between Tarlac and Tipo.