Road closures, rerouting of vehicles as President Xi attends wreath-laying rite

Published November 19, 2018, 2:25 PM

by Francine Ciasico

By Ria Fernandez

Road closures and re-routing of vehicles will be implemented during the visit and wreath laying activity of China’s President Xi Jinping at Rizal Monument, Manila on Tuesday.

(Image from Manila Police District Facebook page | Manila Bulletin)
(Image from Manila Police District Facebook page | Manila Bulletin)

Based on the traffic advisory of the Manila Police District-Traffic Enforcement Unit (MPD-TEU), the following roads will be closed on Nov. 20:

– North and southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak Drive to P. Ocampo
– North and southbound lane of Bonifacio Drive from Anda Circle to Katigbak Drive
– East and westbound lane of P. Burgos from Lagusnilad to Roxas Boulevard
– East and westbound lane of Finance Road from Taft Avenue to P. Burgos
– East and westbound lane of T.M. Kalaw from M.H. del Pilar to Roxas Boulevard
– East and westbound lane of Pres. Quirino Avenue from MH del Pilar to Roxas Boulevard
– East and westbound lane of P. Ocampo from Mabini to Roxas Boulevard
– East and westbound lane of Ayala Boulevard from Solano to Taft Avenue
– Stretch of Solano from P. Casal to J.P. Laurel

With this, heavy traffic is expected. Hence, motorists are advised to take alternate routes.

Those coming from the northern part of Manila plying southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard shall take A. Soriano, go straight to Magallanes Drive, turn right to P. Burgos, and proceed to Lagusnilad (Taft Avenue) to point of destination.

For those coming from F.B. Harrison, turn right to P. Ocampo or go straight to Mabini to point of destination.

Motorists from Jones, McArthur and Quezon bridges going to Roxas Boulevard via P. Burgos shall traverse Taft Avenue to point of destination.

Then those coming from Ayala Boulevard shall turn left or right to Taft Avenue to point of destination.

Vehicles from westbound lane of T.M. Kalaw shall turn left to M.H. del Pilar to point of destination.

Moreover, those coming from Westbound lane of Pres. Quirino shall turn left to Adriatico to point of destination.

Meanwhile, cargo trucks passing through Osmeña Highway and southbound truck route from pier area shall take the following directions, respectively:

– Turn right to Pres. Quirino Avenue, go straight to Nagtahan, A.H. Lacson, Yuseco Street, cross Jose Abad Santos straight to Raxabago, then Capulong to point of destination.
– Ply along northbound of R-10, then turn right to Capulong, straight to Yuseco Street to A.H. Lacson to point of destination.

 
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