TRAFFIC ADVISORY: July 14-15 road closures in Manila for INC event
Several roads in Manila will be closed from July 14 to 15 to give way to Iglesia Ni Cristo’s Worldwide Aid to Fight Poverty campaign, the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Wednesday.
Around 200,000 people are expected to attend the event at Rizal Park in Manila, the MMDA said in its advisory.
Starting 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, the stretch of Katigbak Drive, South Drive and Independence Road will be closed to motorists.
The following roads will also be closed at midnight on Sunday:
- Stretch of Road-10 from Moriones to Delpan Bridge ;
- Stretch of Bonifacio Drive from Delpan Bridge to Katigbak Drive ;
- Stretch of Roxas Blvd. from Katigbak Drive to P. Ocampo ;
- East and Westbound lane from P. Burgos from Lagusnilad to Roxas Boulevard ;
- Finance Road from Taft Ave. to P. Burgos ;
- Westbound lane of TM Kalaw from M.H del Pilar to Roxas Boulevard, and
- Westbound lane of Pres. Quirino from M.H del Pilar to Roxas Blvd.
Motorists are advised to take these alternate routes:
- All vehicles utilizing southbound lane of R-10 shall turn left to Moriones St. to point of destination;
- All vehicles coming from Pasay area intending to utilize the northbound lane of Roxas blvd. shall turn right to P. Ocampo St. or use Roxas Blvd. service Road to point of destination ;
- All vehicles coming from three bridges : Quezon, McArthur and Jones intending to use the southbound lane of Roxas Blvd. shall go straight to Taft Ave. to point of destination ;
- All vehicles coming from Ayala Bridge shall turn left/right to Taft Avenue to point of destination ;
- All vehicles utilizing westbound lane of Pres. Quirino shall turn left to Mabini St. to point of destination, and
- Heavy vehicles/Cargo trucks shall take Pres. Osmena, to Pres. Quirino going to Nagtahan via AH Lacson to Yuseco to Capulong to R-10 (vice versa)
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