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Expressways nationwide are now toll-free for medical front liners




Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar has announced that all expressways nationwide are now toll-free for medical front liners.


Photo from SMC

In a Facebook post, Villar announced that San Miguel Corporation Infrastructure, Metro Pacific, and Ayala Corporation has agreed to waive toll payments on all its expressways for the duration of the community quarantine.

STAR, SLEX, Skyway, NAIA-X, TPLEX

“To avail of the toll-free privilege in all SMC Tollways, which includes STAR Tollway, South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Skyway, NAIA Expressway (NAIA-X), and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), medical personnel need to secure a special RFID sticker from SMC tollways or have their existing RFID sticker converted.


These may be availed of at temporary booths set up at Shell Magallanes Station and NAIAX Toll Gate from 8 AM to 7 PM. Medical practitioners only need to present their PRC License Card.”

NLEX, NLEX Harbor Link, SCTEX, Cavitex, CALAX, and C5 South Link

“To get their toll-free RFIDs in all Metro Pacific expressways, which includes North Luzon Expressway (NLEX), Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX), Cavite Laguna Expressway, C5 South Link and NLEX Harbor Link, medical personnel only need to present their PRC License Card at the Balintawak Toll Plaza Customer Service Center.and Cavitex Customer Service Center (Before Parañaque Toll Plaza) starting Monday 30 March, from 8:30 TO 4 PM.

SMC and Metro Pacific will make the toll-free RFID stickers available at other major locations soon.”



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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