MMDA: Expect closed roads, traffic in Manila this weekend

Here's a list of alternate routes
by Drei Laurel | Sep 20, 2018
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Heads up, guys. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit say motorists should expect closed roads and traffic in the City of Manila this weekend, due to Martial Law commemoration activities.

Beginning 6am tomorrow (September 21), the following roads will be closed for Talakayan sa Mapayapang Paggunita ng Martial Law event:

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*North and Southbound lanes of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak to President Quirino Avenue

*Eastbound lane of TM Kalaw from Ma. Orosa to Taft Avenue

*East and Westbound lanes of TM Kalaw from M.H Del Pilar to Roxas Boulevard

Here are the alternate routes provided by the MMDA:

*All vehicles coming from the northern part of Manila intending to utilize the stretch of Roxas Boulevard Southbound lane coming from Delpan Bridge-Pier Zone shall turn left to P. Burgos to point of destination.

*All vehicles utilizing Westbound lane of TM Kalaw going to Roxas Boulevard shall turn left to M.H. Del Pilar to point of destination.

*Vehicles coming from Mabini Street utilizing Eastbound lane of TM Kalaw going to Taft Avenue shall turn left to Ma. Orosa to point of destination.

*Vehicles coming from Southern part of Manila utilizing Northbound lane of Roxas Boulevard shall turn right to President Quirino Avenue to point of destination.

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On Sunday (September 23), the roads below will be closed starting 4pm for Alay Lakad Para sa Kabataan 2018:

*North and Southbound lanes of Roxas Boulevard from Anda Circle to P. Ocampo

*P. Burgos from Roxas Boulevard to Lagusnilad East and Westbound

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*TM Kalaw from Roxas Boulevard to M.H. Del Pilar Westbound

*Finance Road from P. Burgos to Taft Avenue (both lanes)

*Stretch of Ma. Orosa from P. Burgos to TM Kalaw North and Southbound lanes

*Westbound lane of Ayala Boulevard from Romualdez to Taft Avenue

Below are the alternate routes:

*All vehicles coming from Romualdez intending to utilize the stretch of Ayala Boulevard shall go straight to N.A Lopez, left to San Marino to point of destination.

*All vehicles coming from southern part of Manila intending to utilize the stretch of Roxas Boulevard northbound lane shall turn right to P. Ocampo, left to Taft Avenue.

*All public utility vehicles traveling along A. Mabini shall turn right to P. Gil or may either go straight and turn right to TM Kalaw, left to Taft Avenue to point of destination.

*All vehicles coming from northern part of Manila intending to utlize the stretch of Roxas Boulevard Southbound lane coming from Delpan Bridge-Pier Zone shall take A. Soriano, go straight to Magallanes Drive, right to P. Burgos, straight to Lagusnilad (Taft Avenue) to point of destination.

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*All vehicles coming from Binondo (Jones Bridge) going to Intramuros area shall turn right to Magallanes Drive while vehicles coming from Santa Cruz (McArthur Bridge) and Quiapo (Quezon Bridge) intending to proceed to Intramuros area shall turn right to Victoria Street to point of destination.

*During the said period, all cargo trucks traveling Osmeña Highway are advised to turn right to President Quirino Avenue, straight ahead to Nagtahan, A.H. Lacson, Yuseco Street crossing Jose Abad Santos straight Raxabago, Capulong to point of destination.

*All cargo trucks intending to utilize Southbound truck route coming from Pier area shall take R-10 Northbound, then turn right to Capulong straight to Yuseco Street to A.H. Lacson Avenue to point of destination.

Plan your weekend accordingly. You can check out the MMDA’s full advisory in the Facebook post below.

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