Thursday, February 24, 2011

People Power Anniversary traffic advisory

MANILA, Feb 23 (PIA) – In anticipation of the heavy traffic during the 25th EDSA People Power Anniversary celebration on Friday (February 25), the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) bared alternate routes for motorists to avoid parts of the 24-kilometer highway which will be closed for the said event.

Motorists are to avoid the People Power Monument Area in White Plains Ave corner EDSA, which will be the center of celebration.

During the celebration, northbound lane of Ortigas Avenue to Santolan will be partially closed from 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m.; totally closed from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again be partially closed from 9 a.m. onwards.

Three lanes along the stretch of Ortigas Avenue to Camp Aguinaldo will be closed to traffic , however, the two inner lanes from EDSA Ortigas fly-over to Aguinaldo gate will still be passable except during the total closure.

Closure along EDSA starts from the service road after Ortigas Avenue.

Alternate routes

Along Ortigas avenue, left turning traffic from Greenhills to EDSA must go straight along Ortigas Avenue to destination while right turning traffic from Meralco Avenue must go straight to Greenhills to destination.

Motorists can take an alternate route from EDSA northbound lane:

* Right to McKinley Road to C5 to destination.

* Right at Kalayaan Avenue to C5 to destination.

* Take Rockwell flyover, left to Estrella, and use Estrella/Pantaleon Bridge, which is now open to traffic.

* Right at J.P. Rizal Avenue to C5 to destination.

* Right at Pioneer Street to C5 to destination.

* Right at Shaw Boulevard to C5 to destination.

* Right at J. Vargas Avenue to C5 to destination.

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