Four major roads in Metro Manila to undergo road repair over the weekend

Published March 22, 2019, 3:11 PM

by Francine Ciasico

By Betheena Unite 

Some sections of four major roads in Metro Manila will undergo road repair over the weekend, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced.


Road sections of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), Circumferential Road 5 (C-5), Katipunan Avenue, and Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard will undergo road repair and re-blocking starting 11 p.m. Friday, the

department said in an advisory released Friday noon.

Affected roads in EDSA include the southbound direction of Lagarian Creek to Ermin Garcia in Quezon City, first lane from the sidewalk; and at the northbound direction from 50 meters after Magallanes MRT to KM 29 in Makati City, outer lane.

Repair works will also be undertaken at C-5 Road covering the southbound direction from intersection of C-5 Road and Julia Vargas Avenue in Pasig City; and area fronting SM Aura to Market Market.

Re-blocking works will similarly cover the southbound direction of Katipunan Avenue corner C.P. Garcia in Quezon City, second lane, truck lane.

In Manila, the northbound direction of Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard from Ramon Magsaysay Bridge to Pureza Street, going to Cubao will also be affected by the road works.

According to DPWH-National Capital Region Director Ador Canlas, the affected roads will be closed until 5 a.m. Monday.

Motorists are advised to use possible alternate routes as traffic slowdown may occur on the affected areas.