Portion of Commonwealth Avenue closed for Sona on July 23
A portion of Commonwealth Avenue will be closed for the third State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte at the House of Representatives on Monday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said in an advisory on Friday.
MMDA said the stretch of Commonwealth Avenue from Tandang Sora to Batasan will be closed to traffic starting at 12:01 a.m. on Monday.
The Quezon City government has also declared the suspension of classes in all levels in both public and private schools to give way for the President’s Sona.
Motorists are advised by the MMDA to instead take the following alternate routes:
SOUTHBOUND: FAIRVIEW TO QUEZON MEMORIAL CIRCLE
- Along Commonwealth Avenue, turn tight to Fairlane Street, right to Dahlia Avenue, left to Lilac Street or Chestnut, right to Republic Avenue, Don Gregorio Road, Old Sauyo to Mindanao Avenue and vice versa
- Along Commonwealth Avenue, turn right to Regalado Avenue, right to Republic Avenue, Don Gregorio Road, Old Sauyo Road to Mindanao Avenue and vice versa
- Along Quezon Memorial Circle, right turn to Visayas Avenue, left turn to Congressional Avenue, right turn to Mindanao Avenue, right turn to Old Sauyo or Quirino Highway to destination
- Along Quezon Memorial Circle, right turn to North Avenue, right turn to Mindanao Avenue, right to Old Sauyo Road or Quirino Highway to destination /muf
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