Davao City Expressway

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Davao City Expressway
Davao Expressway
Official route of DavEx
Route information
Length 23.30 km (14.48 mi)
Major junctions
From Santa Ana Port and Agdao District
To Bangkal, Davao City
Major cities Davao City
Highway system

Roads in the Philippines

Davao City Expressway is an expressway currently under feasibility study. It was proposed by the current president of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte, to mitigate the congestion on the Pan Philippine Highway through Davao City.[1]

Project Description[edit]

The expressway will have an overall length of 23.3km, which is divided into three different phases. The Phase I, Phase II and Phase III of the expressway is connected in the Carlos P. Garcia National Highway; however, the Phase II will be much further north, which starts from the soon to exist Panacan Interchange.[2]

The DavEx will be completed in 2022.

Phases of Development and Cost[edit]

Phase I - ₱ 12.0B

  • Elevated/Viaduct and At River (8.45 km)
  • Carlos P. Garcia National Highway (CPGNH),
  • Ma-a, Talomo to Sta. Ana Port, Agdao

Phase II - ₱ 10.0B

  • Elevated/Viaduct (Panacan-Ulas) (8.35 km)
  • CPGNH, Ma-a, Talomo to Panacan Road, Panacan

Phase III - ₱ 2.5B

  • At-Grade 6.5 km
  • CPGNH, Ma-a, Talomo to Bangkal, Talomo

Project Impact and Objectives[edit]

  • To reduce the traffic decongestion in the vital parts of Davao City.
  • To improve the economic ability of the city, by making an expressway which will improve the travel time from the port to different parts of the city.
  • To increase the productivity of different business sectors in the city.[2]

Project Status[edit]

  • Authority to Procure was approved on 20 January 2017.
  • Preparation of the Terms of Reference (TOR), Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) and other bidding documents.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ IV, Antonio L. Colina. "Davao City will have P24.5B expressway project". www.mindanews.com. Retrieved 2017-05-06. 
  2. ^ a b c "Davao City Expressway | Department of Public Works and Highways". www.dpwh.gov.ph. Retrieved 2017-05-06.