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2019 SEA GAMES

MMDA: Traffic flow ‘normal’ but ‘expect delays’ during traffic plan dry run

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 07:33 PM November 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has quelled fears of heavier traffic with the conduct of the simulation exercise for the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games’ traffic plan on Thursday, November 14.

MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialogo on Wednesday assured the public of “less” inconvenience, saying there will be “normal traffic flow” but “expect delays.”

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“Sa amin po, normal traffic flow that will experience stop-and-go scheme. Just expect delays,” Pialago told INQUIRER.net in a text message.

(For us, it’s normal traffic flow that will experience stop-and-go scheme. Just expect delays.)

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“Rest assured na less inconvenient po kasi few convoy lang po ‘yun from selected billeting hotels,” she added.

(Rest assured that it will be less inconvenience because it would only be a few convoys from selected billeting hotels.)

During the dry run, the convoy of vehicles will travel from several hotels within Metro Manila, Tagaytay, Clark, and Subic to Philippine Arena.

The simulation will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The yellow lane along Edsa will be utilized by the convoys, MMDA said.

MMDA also said that the following routes will be affected by the dry run:

Metro Manila to Philippine Arena route

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-Edsa

-Roxas Boulevard

-North Luzon Expressway

-España Boulevard

-Quezon Avenue

Tagaytay to Philippine Arena

-Tagaytay Road

-Crisanto de los Reyes Avenue

-Gov. Ferrer Drive

-Ge. Antonio

-Centennial Drive

-Manila-Cavite Expressway

-Coastal Road

-Roxas Blvd.

-Edsa

-NLEx (Ciudad de Victoria exit)

Subic Cluster to Philippine Arena

-Olongapo-Bugallon Road

-Dewey Avenue

-Rizal Highway

-SFEx

-SCTEx

-NLEx (Ciudad de Victoria Exit)

Clark Cluster to Philippine Arena

-Prince Balagtas Avenue

-SCTEx

-NLEX (Ciudad de Victoria exit)

Normal traffic flow expected despite SEA Games traffic plan dry run on Nov. 14 — MMDA Normal traffic flow expected despite SEA Games traffic plan dry run on Nov. 14 — MMDA Normal traffic flow expected despite SEA Games traffic plan dry run on Nov. 14 — MMDA Normal traffic flow expected despite SEA Games traffic plan dry run on Nov. 14 — MMDA Normal traffic flow expected despite SEA Games traffic plan dry run on Nov. 14 — MMDA

Edited by KGA

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