Roxas Blvd to be closed for Manila New Year countdown | Inquirer News

Roxas Blvd to be closed for Manila New Year countdown

/ 08:30 AM December 31, 2015

A section of Roxas Boulevard in Manila will be closed to traffic starting 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, for the city’s countdown to 2016. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Manila District Traffic Enforcement Unit (MDTEU) has advised motorist that the stretch of Roxas Boulevard north and southbound lane from TM Kalaw Street to President Quirino Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning 2 p.m. today, Dec. 31, 2015 to 1 a.m. of Jan. 1, 2016.

MDTEU said the road closure would be for the “Sulong Manila New Year Countdown 2016.”


Starting 1 p.m., only the northbound lane of Roxas Boulevard will be passable in preparation for the countdown.

Manila traffic authorities advised motorist to expect heavy traffic or take other routes.


Motorists on Roxas Boulevard coming from the northern part of Manila/Pier zone are advised to turn left on P. Burgos Street, right on Ma. Orosa Street, right on TM Kalaw Street, then left on MH Del Pilar towards President Quirino Avenue to point of destination.

Those traveling on Roxas Boulevard from the southern part of Manila are advised to turn right on President Quirino Avenue then left to Mabini to point of destination.

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