33924-014: PHI: NORTH LUZON EXPRESSWAY REHABILITATION AND EXPANSION (formerly Manila North Tollways Corporation)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project comprises the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of 83.7 km of the existing North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), including the construction and rehabilitation of 14 interchanges, 24 bridges and 31 overpasses from Manila (Balintawak exit) to Clark Special Economic Zone (Sta. Ines exit), and the operation of a 8km expressway in Subic Special Economic Zone, completed in 1996. The Project is undertaken under the Supplemental Toll Operation Agreement (STOA) among the Republic of Philippines (acting through the Toll Regulatory Board), PNCC and MNTC. At the end of the concession period in December 2037, MNTC will transfer the Project back to the Government (Grantor) without cost. Read More

Country Philippines
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 33924-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7162/1769
Approval Date 26 Oct 2000
Closing Date 12 May 2005
Geographical Location North Luzon Expressway
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport
/ Road transport (non-urban)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Expressway built or updgraded (kilometers) 84
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 4,738,877

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Christine Genalin C. Uy
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 2

PDS Creation Date
23 Aug 2006

Last PDS Update
26 Oct 2010