4 in for CALA Expressway

Four groups have submitted pre-qualification requirements for the Philippines Cavite-Laguna Expressway.

The project involves the construction of a 47km highway connecting the Manila-Cavite and South Luzon expressways and is considered one of the biggest projects under the governments PPP programme.

The Department of Public Works said four groups have submitted pre-qualification requirements. The four groups are:

- Alloy MTD Philippines Inc, a Malaysian company;

- Team Orion, which is composed of AC Infrastructure Holdings Inc, Aboitiz Land Inc, Macquarie Infrastructure Holdings Philippines, Bouygues Travaux, Egis Road Operations and Korea Expressway Corp;

- MPCALA Holdings Inc, which is led by Metro Pacific Development Corp; and

-Optimal Infrastructure Development Inc, which is led by San Miguel Corp.

The winning private bidder will finance, design and construct the Laguna section from the Aguinaldo Highway to the SLEX-Mamplasan exit in Laguna.