Metro Manila Skyway

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Metro Manila Skyway
Length: 10 km (6.2 mi)
Direction: North/South
From: South Luzon Expressway, Barangay San Isidro, Makati City
EDSA (C-4) in Makati
Sales Road in Pasay
East Service Road/Doña Soledad Avenue in Paranaque
Sucat Road in the boundaries of Paranaque City and Muntinlupa City (future expansion)
Alabang-Zapote Road in Muntinlupa City (future expansion)
To: South Luzon Expressway, Barangay San Martin de Porres, Parañaque City
South Luzon Expressway, Barangay Putatan, Muntinlupa City (future expansion)
Major cities: Makati City, Pasay City, Parañaque City, and Muntinlupa City (future expansion)

The Metro Manila Skyway (MMSW) is an elevated highway crossing over much of the already-existing South Luzon Expressway. It is located within the Metro Manila portion of the SLEX and crosses through Makati City, Pasay City and Parañaque City. The Skyway begins in Barangay San Isidro, Makati City, and ends in San Martin de Porres, Parañaque City. In the future, it will extend 11 kilometers from San Martin de Porres to Putatan.

Southbound view along the Skyway in Paranaque City, heading towards the SLEx proper



There are many land vehicles are in the South Luzon Expressway before Metro Manila Skyway was built. The Citra Metro Manila Tollways Corporation said that they will build the Metro Manila Skyway so that SLEX is moderate and light traffic. The expressway was constructed since August 24, 1995. Gil Puyat, Makati, Magallanes, Skyway Toll Plazas A and B and Bicutan exits were completed on December 26, 1997. Don Bosco exit was constructed in November 17, 2001 and completed on January 3, 2002. Sales exit has been in construction since September 5, 2004 and opens when its finished.

Technical specifications

  • Name: Metro Manila Skyway
  • Concession Holder: Citra Metro Manila Tollways Corporation (South Luzon Tollway Corporation will takeover the concession after it has completed the rehabilitation, modernization, and extension of the Alabang-Santo Tomas segment of the South Luzon Expressway) and approved by China Prime Minister Wen Jiabao in February 2007.
  • Operator: Philippine National Construction Corporation Skyway Corporation (Manila Toll Expressway Systems, Incorporated will be the operator of the expressway after parent company South Luzon Tollway Corporation takeovers the operation and management from Citra Metro Manila Tollways Corporation)
  • Length: 10 km
  • Concession starting date: August 24, 1995 (it will start after the rehabilitation, modernization, and extension of the Alabang-Santo Tomas segment)
  • Concession ending date: October 31, 2014
  • Highway exits: 7 (including Sales); 10 (including Sucat, Alabang, and Filinvest)
  • Temporary Exits: 1 (San martin de Porres); 2 (including Putatan)
  • Toll plazas: 2
  • Height: 11 meters (San Martin De Porres-Bicutan, Don Bosco-Gil Puyat, and Makati CBD Exit), 43 meters (Bicutan-Toll A, and Sales-Don Bosco), normal (Toll A-B), 19 meters (Bicutan Exit)
  • Spurs: 3 (Makati CBD, Sales, and Bicutan); 6 (including Sucat, Alabang, and Filinvest, future expansion)

Lists of Exits

The Skyway's Makati CBD and Gil Puyat exits
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Ninoy Aquino International Airport with the future Sales Exit and Skyway.
  • Gil Puyat Exit - San Isidro, Makati City - Gil Puyat Ave.
  • Makati CBD Exit - Pio Del Pilar and San Lorenzo, Makati City - Antonio Arnaiz Avenue to Amorsolo
  • Don Bosco Exit - Bangkal, Makati City - Don Bosco Street
  • Magallanes Exit - Magallanes, Makati City - EDSA
  • Skyway Toll Plaza A - Pasay City (northbound)
  • Skyway Toll Plaza B - Pasay City (southbound)
  • Bicutan Exit - Parañaque City - Doña Soledad Avenue to General Santos Avenue
  • San Martin de Porres Temporary Exit Ramp - San Martin de Porres, Parañaque City - Sta. Maria Avenue

Toll Fees

Class Toll Fee
Class 1
(Cars, Motorcycles, SUVs, Jeepneys)
PhP 88
Class 2
(Buses, Light Trucks)
PhP 192
Class 3
(Heavy Trucks)
PhP 241

Future Exits

  • Sales Exit - Villamor Airbase and Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Pasay City
  • Sucat Exit - Sucat Road, Paranaque City
  • Alabang Exit - Alabang-Zapote Road, Filinvest Corporate City, Muntinlupa City
  • Filinvest Exit - near Bureau of Foods and Drugs, Filinvest Corporate City, Muntinlupa City
  • Putatan Temporary Exit Ramp - Putatan, Muntinlupa City (near Shell Gasoline Station)

See Also

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