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North Luzon East Expressway
North East Luzon Expressway
Radial Road 7
Proposed route of NLEX East
Route information
Length: 92.1 km (57.2 mi)
Major junctions
From: Commonwealth Avenue (R-7), Balara, Quezon City
North Luzon Expressway (R-8) in Guiguinto, Bulacan
To: Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija
Major cities: Quezon City, San Jose del Monte, Gapan, Cabanatuan
Towns: Norzagaray, Guiguinto, Plaridel, Bustos, San Rafael, San Ildefonso, San Miguel, San Leonardo, Santa Rosa
Highway system
Highways in the Philippines

The North Luzon East Expressway is a proposed 4-lane, 92.1-kilometer long limited-access toll expressway on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.[1]

Project Description[edit]

With a length of 92.1 km., the project consists of Phase I and Phase II and will form an important transport access in the eastern area of Central Luzon. NLEX East Expressway is up to Cabanatuan starting from the end point of La-Mesa Parkway and/or junction of C–6 in San Jose del Monte via Norzagaray, Angat, San Ildefonso, San Miguel, Gapan, and Santa Rosa parallel to the Pan-Philippine Highway (AH26). Bridges will be required for the project to cross Angat River, Peñaranda River, and Pampanga River.[1]

The North Luzon Expressway East will be connected to the planned Central Luzon Link Expressway.

Project Impact and Objectives[edit]

  • Eliminate road traffics that are happening in Central Luzon part of the Pan-Philippine Highway which cost a significant amount everyday to the Government of the Philippines.
  • Provide significant length of time to the travelers that are going to Region II or Cagayan Valley.
  • To link faster the economic and mutual relations of the municipalities of Nueva Ecija, Bulacan and Metro Manila.
  • To remove the discrimination of women because the said project will employ a number of women.
  • Like said earlier, it will generate a new number of jobs.[1]

Project Bidding[edit]

Bidding of the project isn't yet confirmed to date.[1]

Project Timeline[edit]

  • March 2012 - Procurement for the Consultancy Services of the Business Case Study
  • July 2012 - Shortlisting of Consultants
  • July 26, 2012 - Submission of Bids
  • January 16, 2013 - Notice of Award
  • February 14, 2013 - Approval of Contracts
  • February 21, 2013 - Notice to Proceed was issued to Pertconsult International

Proposed Exits[edit]

Project Status[edit]

  • Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), in its letter dated February 11, 2015, expressed their interest in participating in the North Luzon East Expressway (NLEE) Project as Transaction Advisors.[1]
  • DPWH provided DBP with electronic copy of the Draft Final Report of the Business Case Study on March 3, 2015.[1]

See also[edit]


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17 news items

The Manila Times
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 05:45:00 -0700

CLLEx is a proposed toll road that will connect the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) to the proposed North Luzon East Expressway (TPLEX) in Cabanatuan toward San Jose City in Nueva Ecija. Earlier, MNTC said it is waiting for CLLEx Phase 1, ...
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:10:36 -0700

Heeding a recommendation by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the proposed expressway will be called the North Luzon East Expressway. Stretching 92.1 kilometers, the expressway will start from the La Mesa Parkway (the junction of ...
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 03:32:35 -0800

A LAWMAKER on Friday called for a congressional probe into the allegedly anomalous bidding of the P80-billion Central Luzon Expressway (CLEX). OFW party-list Representative Johnny Revilla urged the House committees on public works and highways ...
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 09:41:15 -0700

There is also the North Luzon East Expressway project, which San Miguel proposed to build as a direct link between Quezon City and the Cagayan Valley, which has been regarded for the past couple decades now as the food basket of Metro Manila.
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:11:25 -0800

On its own, San Miguel also holds concessions in the $250-millon North Luzon East Expressway and the $390-million Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway projects. Padma, through Citra, owns and operates 70 kilometers of toll roads in Jakarta and ...


Tue, 10 Jan 2012 07:32:22 -0800

SMC also leads the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Toll Expressway (TPLEx) and the North Luzon East Expressway (NLEE). TPLEX is an 88-kilometer expressway that will extend from La Paz, Tarlac (the end of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway) to Rosario, ...

Inquirer.net (blog)

Inquirer.net (blog)
Sat, 07 Jul 2012 08:16:52 -0700

The proposed North Luzon East Expressway seeks to cut travel time from Quezon City to Nueva Ecija by a third, collect water that can provide a week of Metro Manila's needs and generate electricity of up to 120 megawatts (MW). These features will make ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Wed, 01 May 2013 09:49:14 -0700

At present, Penson is the president and chief executive officer of Ausphil Tollways Corp., a proponent of the North Luzon East Expressway Tollway Project. He is also the chairman and chief executive officer of Penson & Co. Inc., which is engaged in PPP ...

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