Road works to resume in EDSA, C5, other parts of metropolis

Published July 26, 2019, 3:46 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Betheena Unite

Some roads in the metropolis will undergo repair and rehabilitation works over the weekend, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Friday.

EDSA in Quezon City (MARK BALMORES / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)
EDSA in Quezon City (MARK BALMORES / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

The road works that will start by 11 p.m. Friday will cover portions of the Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), Circumferential Road-5 (C-5), and other parts of the metropolis.

According to DPWH– National Capital Region Director Ador Canlas, reblocking and repair will resume on the southbound direction of EDSA from Roosevelt Avenue to Bansalangin Street, second lane from sidewalk; from Magallanes-Baclaran Bus Stop going to Magallanes-Alabang Bus Stop, outer lane; and from Eugenio Lopez Drive to Scout Borromeo, which will undergo desilting and construction of manhole; and at the northbound direction from before New York Street, first lane from sidewalk.

Road works will likewise be undertaken at the northbound direction of C5 from C.P. Garcia approach to Kalayaan Avenue Extension.

Other roads to undergo repair works include Regalado Avenue, from Mindanao Avenue Extension to Quirino Highway, third lane from sidewalk, northbound; J. Fajardo Street, from Matimyas to Quintos Street, northbound; Katipunan Avenue, after Quirino Memorial Medical Center, second lane from sidewalk, southbound; Quirino Highway, from Junji Street to near Teresa Heights, inner lane, eastbound; General Luis Street, from Oriental Tin to Pascual Road, eastbound; and Elliptical Road, before Commonwealth Avenue, seventh lane from sidewalk, outer lane, eastbound.

Canlas reminded the public to take alternate routes due to expected impact to vehicular traffic on the affected roads.

The road portions will be reopened Monday morning, Canlas added.

 
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