(Metro News) All major roads going to Quirino Grandstand will be closed during inauguration PNoy and VP Binay rites – MMDA

June 29, 2010 10:42 am 

MANILA, June 29 — The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reminded the public that on Wednesday (June 30) all major roads going to Quirino Grandstand in Manila will be closed for the inauguration rites for President-elect Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III and Vice President-elect Jejomar Binay.

According to MMDA information desk, starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday the stretch of both north-bound and south-bound lanes of Roxas Boulevard and Bonifacio Drive, from Quirino Avenue to Anda Circle will be closed.

The stretch of P. Burgos and T.M. Kalaw, both east and west, will also be closed from Roxas Boulevard to Maria Orosa street.

Heavy flow of traffic is expected to occur at Finance Road, Taft Avenue and Lagusnilad, the MMDA said.

North-bound motorist from Osmeña Highway are thus advised to turn right on Quirino Avenue; take Nagtahan, Lacson and Yuseco streets; and then cross Jose Abad Santos Avenue to take Raxabago and Capulong streets.

Vehicles from the Pier Zone going to Bonifacio Drive and Roxas Boulevard may turn left on A. Soriano Street.

Meanwhile, motorist planning to take the Jones, McArthur and Quezon bridges going to Roxas Boulevard may take Taft Avenue and turn right on Quirino Avenue.

Public vehicles going to the Pier area are likewise advised to turn right on Victoria Street to get to their destination.

Meanwhile, some 360 traffic enforcers from the MMDA and the Philippine National Police (PNP) will be deployed along Roxas Boulevard and Quirino Avenue, all the way to the streets of España, Lacson, San Lazaro and Yuseco.

There is no notice yet when the affected roads will be re-opened, the MMDA said. (PNA)



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