Subic–Tipo Expressway

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Subic–Tipo Expressway
NLEx Segment 7
Subic - Tipo Road
Subic Freeport Expressway
View of the expressway eastward to Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway in Hermosa
Route information
Maintained by Tollways Management Corporation
Length: 8.8 km (5.5 mi)
Existed: October 15, 1996 – present
Major junctions
East end: Rizal Highway, Hermosa, Bataan
West end: Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo, Zambales
Highway system
Highways | Expressways

The Subic–Tipo Expressway or the NLEx Segment 7 is a two-lane expressway in the Philippines approximately 8.8 kilometers in length whose alignment traverses the provinces of Zambales and Bataan. Beginning at Rizal Highway, The expressway runs northward traversing the wetlands of the former Naval Exchange going towards Argonaut Highway. The alignment curves to the right as it crosses Argonaut highway and goes up as it enters the Bataan National Park. The alignment then veers on a southeasterly direction traversing the side slopes of the mountain. It then arrives at Hermosa, Bataan where there is a toll plaza and the road forks into two, the left towards Jose Abad Santos Avenue, the right the toll plaza of the Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway.

Technical specifications[edit]

  • Name: Subic–Tipo Expressway/Segment 7
  • Concession holder: Manila North Tollways Corporation
  • Operator: Tollways Management Corporation
  • Concession starting date:
  • Concession ending date:
  • Length: 8.8 km
  • Highway exits: 3
  • Lanes: 2 lanes (1 each direction)
  • Toll plazas: 2
  • Rest and Service Areas: one, northbound side just before freeport gate
  • Minimum Height Clearance on Underpasses:


Tipo toll plaza
Class Toll
Class 1
(Cars, Motorcycles, SUVs, Jeepneys)
Class 2
(Buses, Light Trucks)
Class 3
(Heavy Trucks)


Exit Location Remarks
Tipo Junction Hermosa, Bataan Eastern terminus. Connects to SCTEX (eastbound STE traffic can enter SCTEX, Subic-bound SCTEX traffic enter STE) and Jose Abad Santos Highway (STE entrance/exit only).
Tipo Toll Plaza This is the Former Tipo Expressway Toll Plaza. Replaced the New NLEX Tipo Toll Plaza going to SCTEX and Subic.
SCTEx - Tipo Interchange This is an interchange with the Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway.
Security Plaza and Total Gas Station Olongapo, Zambales An area where vehicles are checked. The gas station is on the eastbound side.
Subic Bay Freeport Western terminus. Road connected to Rizal Highway as an intersection.

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