Portion of Meralco Ave. in Pasig City to be closed until 2028 for subway project
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Sunday announced the closure of a portion of Meralco Avenue in Pasig City starting October 3 at 9:00 p.m. until 2028 to give way to the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP).
“The road closure takes effect until 2028 and will cover the front section of Capitol Commons up to the corner of Shaw Boulevard,” said DOTr in an advisory.
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“Meralco Avenue will serve as the project’s access point to the subway’s Shaw Boulevard Station,” it added.
Motorists were advised to take alternative routes provided by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), as well as the local government units of Pasig City and Mandaluyong City.
- Public Utility Jeepneys (PUJs) – from Meralco Avenue going to Shaw Boulevard will be rerouted to Captain Henry Javier St. to Danny Floro St. and vice versa
- Modernized Jeepneys – from Meralco Avenue going to Shaw Boulevard will be rerouted to Dona Julia Vargas Avenue to San Miguel Avenue and vice versa
- UV Express Vehicles/Units – from Meralco Avenue going to Shaw Boulevard will be rerouted to Dona Julia Vargas Avenue to San Miguel Avenue or Anda Road to Camino Verde
- Private Vehicles – all available routes are accessible
The MMSP is the country’s first underground railway system, with its subway stretching from Valenzuela City to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 in Pasay City.
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