R-3
Radial Road 3
R-3 Road
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A portion of Radial Road 3, looking south towards the Nichols Toll Plaza from Sales Interchange
Route information
Maintained by the Department of Public Works and Highways,[a] the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority,[b] Skyway Operations and Maintenance Corporation,[c] Manila Toll Expressway Syatems, Inc.,[d] and STAR Infrastructure Development Corporation[e]
Length96.32 km (59.85 mi)
Component
highways
Major junctions
North end N140 (Quirino Avenue) in Manila
South end N4 (Jose P. Laurel Highway) / N434 (Batangas Port Diversion Road) in Batangas City
Location
CountryPhilippines
RegionsCalabarzon and Metro Manila
ProvincesBatangas, Cavite and Laguna
Major citiesBatangas City, Biñan, Cabuyao, Calamba, Lipa, Makati, Manila, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Pasay, San Pedro, Santa Rosa, Santo Tomas, Taguig, and Tanauan
TownsCarmona, Ibaan, Malvar, and San Jose
Highway system
  • Roads in the Philippines

Radial Road 3 (R-3), informally known as the R-3 Road, is a network of roads and bridges that all together form the third arterial road of Metro Manila in the Philippines.[1] Spanning some 96.32 kilometers (59.85 mi), it connects the cities and municipalities of Batangas, Biñan, Cabuyao, Calamba, Ibaan, Lipa, Makati, Malvar, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, Pasay, San Jose, San Pedro, Santa Rosa, Santo Tomas, Taguig, and Tanauan in Batangas, Laguna, and Metro Manila.

Route description

Osmeña Highway

Main article: Osmeña Highway

Between its northern terminus at the intersection with Quirino Avenue in Paco district and Sales Interchange at the boundary of Pasay and Taguig, R-3 is known as Osmeña Highway. It used to be known as South Superhighway which is the toll-free component of South Luzon Expressway in Metro Manila, named after Commonwealth president Sergio Osmeña. It links Paco and San Andres south to Magallanes Interchange in Makati. The name also refers to the expressway segment south of Magallanes Interchange up to Kilometer 28.387 in San Pedro, Laguna.[2][3]

South Luzon Expressway

Main article: South Luzon Expressway

The main segment of R-3 is the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) which runs underneath Skyway up to Muntinlupa in Metro Manila and forms a component of the Pan-Philippine Highway (AH26). With the expressway section starting at Magallanes Interchange and its restrictions starting at Sales Interchange, it traverses the Metro Manila cities of Makati, Taguig, Pasay, Parañaque, and Muntinlupa and the Laguna cities of San Pedro, Biñan, the Cavite municipality of Carmona, and the Laguna cities of Santa Rosa, Cabuyao, and Calamba before arriving at the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road in the city of Santo Tomas in Batangas.

Southern Tagalog Arterial Road

Main article: Southern Tagalog Arterial Road

R-3 is known as the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR Tollway) in the province of Batangas, which connects the South Luzon Expressway with the Port of Batangas in Batangas City.

Notes

  1. ^ Non-expressway sections only.
  2. ^ Non-expressway sections from Quirino Avenue to Sales Interchange only
  3. ^ South Luzon Expressway's Skyway At-Grade section from Magallanes Interchange to northern portion of Alabang Exit in Muntinlupa only
  4. ^ South Luzon Expressway's section from Alabang Viaduct in Muntinlupa to Santo Tomas, Batangas only
  5. ^ STAR Tollway only

References

  1. ^ "Metro Manila Infrastructure Development" (PDF). University of the Philippines Diliman. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 10, 2017. Retrieved March 13, 2021.
  2. ^ Republic Act No. 6760 (25 September 1989), AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE SOUTH SUPERHIGHWAY TO PRESIDENT SERGIO OSMEÑA SR. HIGHWAY, archived from the original on April 8, 2023, retrieved February 5, 2021
  3. ^ Republic Act No. 7625 (14 July 1992), AN ACT RENAMING THE PORTION OF THE PRESIDENT SERGIO OSMEÑA SR. HIGHWAY STARTING FROM KILOMETER 28.387 AT SAN PEDRO, LAGUNA, AND ANY FURTHER EXTENSION OF THE SAME WITHIN THE SAID PROVINCE TO DR. JOSE P. RIZAL HIGHWAY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED SIXTY-SEVEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY, archived from the original on March 12, 2009, retrieved March 1, 2009