MMDA closes roads for Metro Manila Film Festival
MANILA, Philippines — Several roads will be closed for the annual Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) parade, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced Wednesday.
The MMFF parade is set on December 23 and would start at around 1 p.m. Nine floats are expected to participate in the parade – eight coming from the MMFF entries and one from the MMFF’s Executive Committee.
The parade of stars will start from Shopwise in Soreena Street in Parañaque City. Floats of local stars would then turn right at Dr. A. Santos Avenue (Sucat) and straight to Ninoy Aquino Avenue.
It would then turn left at Kabihasnan, right to Quirino Avenue, left at MIA Road, right to Macapagal Boulevard, and left at Bradco Avenue in Pasay City.
With this, the MMDA said in an advisory that the following roads will be closed to give way for the said parade:
> Along Quirino Ave. from Kabihasnan to MIA Road
> Along Kabihasnan from Dr. A. Santos Ave. to Quirino Ave.
> Along Dr. A. Santos Ave. (Westbound lane)
> Along MIA Road (Westbound lane)
> Along Macapagal Boulevard (Northbound lane).
Meanwhile, the following roads will be open for counterflow traffic scheme:
> Along Dr. A. Santos Ave. (Eastbound) from Soreena Ave. (Shopwise) to Kabihasnan
> Along MIA Road (Eastbound) from Quirino Ave. to Macapagal Boulevard
> Along Macapagal Boulevard (Southbound) from MIA Road to Brodco
> Along Airport Road )two-way traffic from Roxas Boulevard to Domestic Road from 1 p.m to 12 midnight). /muf
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