MMDA bares traffic routes ahead of Bagong Pilipinas rally on Jan.28

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) released the road closures and route alternatives that will be implemented during the Bagong Pilipinas Kick-Off Rally on January 28, Sunday.

The MMDA said the following road closures will be implemented from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Roxas Blvd. from UN Avenue to P. Burgos Ave. T.M. Kalaw – both Sides from Roxas Blvd. to Taft Ave. P. Burgos Avenue – both Sides and Finance Road Ma. Orosa Street Bonifacio Drive – from Anda Circle to P. Burgos Ave.

In lieu of the following routes, MMDA advised motorists to avoid the Rizal Park and take to the following roads instead.

Vehicles going Northbound: From Roxas Blvd., turn right to Quirino Avenue or U.N. Avenue, turn left to Taft Avenue going to point of destination  Vehicles going Southbound: From R-10 going to Bonifacio Drive headed to Anda Circle, turn left to Soriano Avenue, turn right to Muralla Street, turn left to Magallanes Drive, turn right to P. Burgos Avenue to Taft Avenue going to destination.  For trucks going northbound and southbound: Trucks going to North Harbor- from SLEX go straight ahead to Osmeña Highway, turn right to Quirino Avenue, straight to Nagtahan St., going to Lacson Avenue, turn left to Yuseco St., and straight ahead to Capulong St., turn right to R-10 Road to destination. While trucks coming from Parañaque Area, turn right at Quirino Avenue to Nagtahan St. then Lacson Avenue to destination.

Over 914 MMDA personnel will be deployed on the day of the rally to assist motorists and manage traffic, while ambulances, tow trucks, mobile patrol units, motorcycle units and flood mitigation equipment will be dispatched in selected areas.

Meanwhile, selected roads in Manila, Pasay and Parañaque will serve as parking areas during the event while alternate and truck routes will be cleared of obstruction.—RF, GMA Integrated News 

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