Balintawak, Caloocan City
A 2.7-km expressway connecting the NLEX, at its Valenzuela City junction, to Mindanao Avenue in Quezon City. A major component is the cloverleaf SMART Connect Interchange crossing the main expressway. Opened in June 2010, it provided motorists with alternative entry and exit ramps to the NLEX. Segment 8.1 was built at a total cost of P2.1 billion.