Several roads still not passable in C. Luzon


Flooding affects these residents in Paliwas Steet, Maysantol village in Bulakan town in Bulacan province. Some children found it a good time to catch fish that were swept into the neighborhood. Photo by Carmela Reyes-Estrope

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—Several roads in Central Luzon remained impassable on Thursday because of floods, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways.

In Bulacan, still not passable to all types of vehicles are the Bigaa-Plaridel Road via Malolos and the Manila North Road (MNR or MacArthur Highway) from Malolos to Calumpit. The MNR sections in Bocaue-Marilao, Pandayan-Marilao and Abangon Norte are passable to heavy vehicles only.

In Pampanga, not passable are the Paligui section of the Baliwag-Candaba-Sta. Ana Road, Candaba-San Miguel (Bulacan) Road, San Gabriel section of the Apalit-Macabebe-Masantol Road, Sto. Tomas-Minalin-Macabebe Road, MNR in San Nicolas and Juliana villages in the City of San Fernando, San Fernando-Lubao Road in Barangay (village) Sto. Niño, and northwest diversion road in Barangay San Juan.

The Gapan-San Fernando-Olongapo Road (Jose Abad Santos Avenue) in San Roque and Sta. Cruz villages in Lubao is not passable to cars. An alternate route is via a bypass road near those areas.

The Aquino Bridge in Tarlac City remains closed. The Paniqui-Camiling-Wawa Road is not passable in Barangay Bilad.


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