The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) and its subsidiary Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway Corporation (CCLEC) recently signed a contract with Cebu Link Joint Venture (CLJV) for the design and construction of the 8.5-kilometer Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway.

CLJV is a consortium of Spain-based Acciona Construccion SA and Philippine-based First Balfour Inc. and D. M. Consunji Inc.

Set to be operational by 2021, CCLEX will link Cebu City from its prime South Road Properties (SRP) to Barangay Pilipog of Cordova Municipality in Mactan Island. It is envisioned to further spark economic growth and productivity not only in Cebu but in the entire Region 7.

Leading the contract signing are MPTC president and CEO Rodrigo Franco (3rd from left), CCLEC president and general manager Allan Alfon (2nd from left), and Acciona Construccion Southeast Asia Director Ruben Camba.

Other signatories to the contract are CCLEC project manager Herbert Laboy (left), DMCI President Jorge Consunji, and First Balfour Inc. President Anthony Fernandez (1st and 2nd from right, respectively).