NLEX Corp. relocates RFID installation sites

Updated Dec 15, 2020 | Same topic: RFID (Autosweep & Easytrip)

It’s an effort to reduce congestion at the toll gates.

The Christmas rush is compounding problems that continue to plague the installation of RFID stickers, particularly for NLEX Corporation that oversees the North Luzon Expressway. In particular, traffic buildup has been observed at toll plazas where vehicles converge.

Easytrip sticker

Easytrip is moving RFID installation away from the toll gates

As a short-term solution, the company announced that it will be relocating the installation sites away from the toll booths effective December 14.

The move is expected to prevent congestion at the lanes, especially during peak hours when the volume of vehicles is at the highest.

13 Frequently Asked Questions on RFIDs for Philippine Expressways

Most of these locations can accommodate walk-in applicants, so online appointments are not necessary. There are also appointment-only installation sites.

Most of the venues observe specific business hours, while some are open 24/7. And a handful of these is exclusive to Class 1 vehicles, while the rest can service all vehicle classes.

>>> Related: Complete list of 24/7 Autosweep, Easytrip RFID installation sites

These are the new RFID installation sites along NLEX:

24/7 operation

  • Balintawak Weighing Station – right side after toll plaza (Class 1)
  • Bocaue Weighing Station – right side after toll plaza (All Classes)

Monday – Saturday (6:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m.), Sunday (6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

  • Balagtas Easytrip Tent – before toll plaza entry (All Classes)
  • Tabang Easytrip tent at Customer Service Parking Area (Class 1)

Monday – Sunday (6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

  • San Fernando Easytrip Tent before Southbound Entry (Class 1)

Monday – Saturday (6:30 a.m. – 8:00 pm)

  • San Fernando Easytrip Tent at Customer Service Parking Area (Class 1)

Monday – Saturday (6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

  • Petron Lakeshore Northbound (Class 1
  • Angeles Easytrip Tent before toll plaza entry (All Classes)

Monday – Saturday (6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

  • Karuhatan Easytrip tent after toll plaza - Santolan Overpass (All Classes)
  • Petron Marilao Northbound (Class 1)
  • Petron Bocaue Southbound (Class 1)
  • Shell Burol Northbound (Class 1)

By appointment (Class 1 only)

  • NLEX Drive and Dine
  • Balintawak Easytrip Tent Customer Service Parking Area
  • Mindanao Easytrip Tent near Que Grande Overpass (after toll plaza)
  • Marilao Toll Plaza Southbound Entry Parking Area
  • Sta. Rita Easytrip Tent (before toll plaza northbound entry)

The Meycauayan Drive-Thru installation at East Service Road can accommodate Class 1 and Class 2 vehicles on specific days, depending on the plate number.

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday (6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) for plates ending in odd number
  • Tuesday/Thursday/ Saturday (6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) for plates ending in even number
  • Sunday (6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

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Joseph Paolo Estabillo

Joseph Paolo Estabillo

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Joseph has been a member of various car clubs since he got his driver's license in 2004 – old enough to remember riding in taxicabs with analog meters, but his fascination with cars goes way back. After nearly two decades of working in broadcast media, he shifted gears by coming on board as Philkotse’s first Filipino member and staff writer in 2017.

Apart from his role in Philkotse as Content Team Lead, Joseph has written episodes for Drive, which has been airing on CNN Philippines for five seasons running. He has also delivered content for various car dealerships based in the U.S., spanning multiple brands such as Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Jeep, Dodge, among others.

Keeping his hopes high and his revs low, he dreams about owning a Kei car when he retires. Hates slow parkers.

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