Will you be in the City of Manila next week? You may want to think twice about going there. The annual Procession of the Black Nazarene is taking place on January 9, 2019, and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit (MDTU) have announced a handful of road closures.
As usual, heavy traffic is to be expected around the Quirino Grandstand and Quiapo areas over the course of the procession. Below is a full list of road closures provided by the MMDA:
You can check out the full announcement and the list of confirmed alternate routes in the embedded post below. The MDTU also points out that some roads will be opened immediately after the tail end of the procession has passed. Drive safe out there.