The Philippines is planning to build 11 expressways under its Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programme.

Out of the 11 expressway projects, bidding process has started for three this year, which includes the PHP1.956bn ($44.9m) Daang Hari-SLEX link and the NLEX-SLEX link for PHP19.984bn ($459m).

The remaining eight include the PHP11.79bn ($271m) CALA Expressway-Cavite Side, the PHP7bn ($160.9m) CALA Expressway-Laguna Side, and the PHP5.64bn ($129m) C-5/FTI/Skyway connector.

The existing link between NLEX and SCTX will be connected to Central Luzon Expressway (CLEX) and will be completed in two phases.

Phase one will connect Tarlac and Cabanatuan with an estimated cost of PHP11.5bn ($264m), while phase two will be built from Cabanatuan to San Jose City in Nueva Ecija at a cost of PHP11.81bn ($271m).

In addition, the government will also built two more expressways both worth PHP5.9bn ($135m), with the first being the Calamba-Los Banos route and the other being the SLEX Extension project to Lucena City.