Traveling to Tagaytay will be shorter and easier with the opening of this new CALAX interchange.
CALAX Silang-Aguinaldo Interchange
The Silang-Aguinaldo Interchange of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) will open by September 2023, cutting your Tagaytay trips shorter (20 minutes from this new exit), a good news from Metro Pacific Tollway South on Thursday, August 3.
|Silang-Aguinaldo Interchange as of August 3, 2023
The last time I chose CALAX, it took me within hour from the Mamplasan Rotonda to Tagaytay city proper. With the opening of the Silang-Aguinaldo Interchange, travel time will be cut to 30 minutes.
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Construction of CALAX
CALAX construction manager Engr. Wilson Bontigao told the media that the Silang-Aguinaldo Interchange is 91% complete as of August 1 and is scheduled to be completed by September.
|CALAX (WB) from Silang East to Silang-Aguinaldo
Arlette Capistrano, MPT South's Vice President for Communication and Stakeholder Management Operations said they eyed to start by mid-September.
CALAX will have a total of 10 interchanges upon completion:
- Open Canal
- Governor's Drive
- Aguinaldo Highway
- Silang East
- Santa Rosa-Tagaytay
- Laguna Boulevard
- Laguna Technopark
The highway will link the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway (CAVITEX) and Mamplasan in Binan, Laguna upon its completion, reducing travel time from CAVITEX to South Luzon Expressway by about 45 minutes.
Currently, only 14.24 kilometers are operational from Greenfield Mamplasan to Silang East Interchange. The entire expressway is eyed to be operational by November 2024.
CALAX Toll Fees
As for toll fees, CALAX uses Easytrip RFIDs which motorists can also use to pay toll in CAVITEX and its C5 Link.
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ConclusionThe opening of the CALAX Silang-Aguinaldo Interchange is definitely a game-changer to all commuters and travelers around Southern Luzon.
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