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Manila roads, closed Tuesday for Xi Jinping visit

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 01:26 PM November 19, 2018

The Manila Police District (MPD) announced on Monday road closures and rerouting in the city on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, for the visit and wreath-laying activities of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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In an advisory, the MPD thru its Traffic Enforcement Unit told the public to expect heavy traffic around the area of affected roads.

The agency also advised motorist to take alternative routes to avoid being stuck in the area.

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The following are the affected roads of the closure starting 6 a.m., as well as the rerouting of vehicles.

ROAD CLOSURE: 

> North and Southbound lane of Roxas Blvd. from  Katigbak Drive to P. Ocampo

> North and Southbound lane of Bonifacio Drive from Anda Circle to Katigbak Drive

> East and westbound lane of P. Burgos from Lagusnilad to Roxas Blvd.

> East and westbound lane of Finance Rd. from Taft Ave. to P. Burgos

> East and westbound lane of TM Kalaw  from MH del Pilar to Roxas Blvd.

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> East and westbound lane of Pres. Quirino Ave. from MH del Pilar to Roxas Blvd.

> East and westbound lane of P. Ocampo  from Mabini to Roxas Blvd.

> East and westbound lane of Ayala Boulevard from Solano to Taft Ave

> Stretch of Solano from P. Casal  to J.P Laurel.

REROUTING

> All vehicles coming from northern part of Manila  utilizing Roxas Blvd. southbound lane shall take A. Soriano, go straight Magallanes Drive, right P. Burgos straight to Lagusnilad (Taft Avenue) to point of destination.

> All vehicles coming from FB Harrison shall turn right to P. Ocampo or go straight to Mabini to point of destination

> All vehicles coming from three (3) bridges (Jones, McArthur & Quezon) going to Roxas Blvd. via P. Burgos shall go straight to Taft Ave. to point of destination.

> All vehicles coming from Ayala Blvd. shall turn left or right to Taft  Avenue to point of destination.

> All vehicles coming from westbound lane of TM Kalaw shall turn left to MH del Pilar to point of destination.

> All vehicles coming from westbound lane of Pres. Quirino shall turn left to Adriatico to point of destination.

TRUCK ROUTE

> All cargo trucks traveling Osmeña Highway shall turn right Pres. Quirino Ave., straight ahead to Nagtahan, AH Lacson, Yuseco St., crossing Jose Abad Santos straight Raxabago, Capulong to point of destinations.

> All cargo trucks intending to utilize southbound truck route coming from pier area shall take the northbound of R-10, then turn right to Capulong straight to Yuseco St. to AH Lacson Ave to point of destination.

Xi is scheduled to be in the country for two days and is set to exchange views on areas of mutual concern between the Philippines and China. /cbb

READ: Palace: China’s Xi to visit PH from Nov. 20 to 21

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