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GUIDE: Road Closures, Alternate Routes for Marcos Inauguration

Heads up, motorists.
by Erwin Colcol
Jun 26, 2022
Photo/s: Jam Sta Rosa, Agence France-Presse
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Several roads in Metro Manila will be closed from Sunday until June 30, as part of the preparations for the inauguration of President-elect Bongbong Marcos, MMDA said Saturday.

The road closures and traffic rerouting plan will be implemented around the National Museum in Manila, where Marcos' inauguration will take place.

READ: National Museum: What You Need to Know About Marcos' Inauguration Venue

Here's the schedule of the road closures:

June 26, 12:01 a.m. to June 30, 11 p.m.:

  • Padre Burgos Avenue
  • Finance Road
  • Ma. Orosa Street - from TM Kalaw to P. Burgos
  • General Luna Street - from P. Burgos to Muralla Street

June 30, 4 a.m. to 11 p.m.:

  • Ayala Boulevard
  • Victoria Street - from Taft Avenue to Muralla Street

PUVs and private vehicles affected by these road closures are advised to take alternate routes:

  • Northbound vehicles coming from Roxas Blvd. should turn right at U.N. Avenue or Kalaw Avenue, then turn left at Taft Avenue to reach the point of destination.
  • Eastbound vehicles coming from Roxas Blvd. should turn left at Kalaw Avenue or U.N. Avenue, then turn right at Taft Ave. to reach the point of destination.
    For truck drivers affected by these closures, take these routes:
  • All northbound trucks coming from SLEX: take Osmeña Highway, turn left at Quirino Ave. then turn right at Roxas Blvd., go straight to Bonifacio Drive going to the point of destination. However, Roxas Blvd (from Buendia to P. Burgos) will be closed to traffic on June 30 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Another alternate route for northbound trucks: from SLEX, go straight ahead to Osmeña Highway then turn right at Quirino Avenue, go straight to Nagtahan St. and to Lacson Avenue, then turn left at Yuseco St., go straight ahead to Capulong St. then turn right to R-10 Rd. to reach the point of destination.
  • All southbound trucks: from Bonifacio Drive, go straight to Roxas Blvd., turn left at Quirino Avenue, then turn right at Osmeña Highway and go straight to SLEX to reach the point of destination. However, Roxas Blvd (from Buendia to P. Burgos) will be closed to traffic on June 30 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Other roads to be closed:

June 29, 12:01 a.m. to June 30, 11 p.m.:

  • Mendiola Street

June 30, 4 a.m. to 11 p.m.:

  • Jalandoni Street, PICC, Pasay City

June 30, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.:

  • Legarda Street - from San Rafael to Figueras Street

PUVs and private vehicles affected by these road closures are advised to take alternate routes:

  • All vehicles intended for Jalandoni St. may take Atang Dela Rama or Roxas Blvd.
  • All vehicles coming from Sampaloc area Earnshaw St. intending to pass through Legarda St. should turn left at Manrique St. to reach the point of destination.
  • All vehicles coming from Sta. Mesa area via Legarda St. intending to pass through Mendiola St. should turn right at M.F. Jhocson St., left at Lardizabal St. to reach the point of destination.
  • All vehicles coming from P. Casal St. intending to pass through Mendiola St. should turn left at Arlegui St. to reach the point of destination.
  • All vehicles coming from Quezon Blvd. and C.M. Recto Ave. intending to pass through Mendiola St. should turn left at N. Reyes St. or right at S. H. Loyola to reach the point of destination.
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If you are traveling from north to south of Metro Manila, take these alternate routes:

  • From R-10 via C3, Sgt. Rivera St., Araneta Avenue to reach the point of destination
  • From McArthur Hi-way and NLEX via EDSA to reach the point of destination
  • From Balintawak via Metro Manila Skyway to reach the point of destination

If you are traveling from south to north of Metro Manila, take these alternate routes:

  • From Roxas Blvd. via EDSA to reach the point of destination
  • From SLEX via C5 to Congressional Avenue going to Mindanao Avenue to reach the point of destination
  • From SLEX via EDSA to reach the point of destination
  • From SLEX via Metro Manila Skyway to reach the point of destination

Some 2,000 personnel from the Traffic Discipline Office, the Metro Public Safety Office, and the Sidewalk Clearing Operations Group will be deployed by the MMDA for traffic management, clearing operations, and emergency response, said chairman Romando Artes.

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The agency will also be in close coordination with Presidential Security Group, City Government of Manila, Manila Police District, and National Capital Region Police Office, to ensure smooth traffic flow despite the road closures, it added.

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