As the country celebrates Independence Day tomorrow, June 12, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has announced its traffic rerouting plans in the vicinities of Liwasang Bonifacio and the Rizal Monument.
By 5:00pm today, June 11, Postal Road and the Magallanes Drive Extension from Jones Bridge to MacArthur Bridge will be closed to traffic in preparation for the festivities to be held at Liwasang Bonifacio. By 6:00am tomorrow, June 12, the southbound lanes of Dasmariñas, Escolta, and McArthur Bridge, and the northbound lane of Jones Bridge will be closed as well.
Vehicles planning to use Magallanes Drive Extension are advised to proceed to Jones Bridge and Quintin Paredes to reach their destination. Vehicles coming from Rizal Avenue and headed toward the southbound lane of MacArthur Bridge, meanwhile, are advised to take Dasmariñas Street, turn left on Juan Luna, take another left at Plaza Cervantes, and then turn right on Jones Bridge to reach their destination as well.
All provincial buses coming from Laguna and Cavite that utilize Taft Avenue and are going to Lawton should turn right on UN Avenue and turn right again on San Marcelino to reach their destination.
For the activities that will be held near the Rizal Monument, the northbound and southbound lanes of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak to T.M. Kalaw will be closed to traffic from 6:00am tomorrow, June 12.
All vehicles coming from the northern part of Manila and that are planning to use the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard are advised to turn left on P. Burgos, make a right on Maria Orosa, and then turn right again on T.M. Kalaw to reach their destination.
Those coming from the southern part and that are planning to use the northbound lane, on the other hand, are advised to turn right on T.M. Kalaw, make a left on Maria Orosa, and then turn left again on P. Burgos to reach their destination.