LIST: Closed routes, alternate routes in Manila for Undas 2018
The Manila Police District announced that some roads will be temporarily closed starting 10 p.m. of October 31.
The STAR/Edd Gumban

LIST: Closed routes, alternate routes in Manila for Undas 2018

( - October 29, 2018 - 8:58pm

MANILA, Philippines— The Manila Police District’s Traffic Enforcement Unit has released a traffic advisory in view of the observance of All Saints' and Souls' Day this week.

According to MPD, some roads will be temporarily closed starting 10 p.m. of October 31 onwards as it expects large crowds visiting their departed loved ones in various cemeteries during the regular and special non-working holidays on November 1 and 2.

The MPD also issued a list of designated parking areas as well as alternate routes for public utility vehicles and motorists.

Here is a list of closed roads and alternate routes based on the traffic advisory released by the MPD:

  • Stretch  of Aurora from Dimasalang to Rizal Avenue

  • Stretch of Dimasalang from Makiling to Blumentritt

  • Stretch of P. Guevarra from Cavite to Pampanga

  • Stretch of Blumentritt from A. Bonifacio to P. Guevarra

  • Stretch of Retiro from Dimasalang to Blumentritt Extension

  • Stretch of Leonor Rivera from Cavite to Aurora Boulevard

Parking areas

  • Stretch of Craig Street

  • Stretch of Simon Street

  • Stretch of F. Huertas Street

  • Stretch of Sulu Street

  • Stretch of Oroquieta Street

  • Stretch of Metrica

Rerouting of PUJs Bound for the North Cemetery

  • Public Utility Jeepneys coming from Rizal Avenue or Blumentritt shall take Cavite; Go right L. Rivera or Isagani, right Antipolo to point of destination.

  • PUJ coming from Amoranto Street (from QuezonCity) shall go right Calavite, right Bonifacio to point of destination. (Loading and Unloading before Amoranto/Calavite)

  • PUJ coming from Dimasalang shall go right right Makiling right Maceda to point of destination (Loading and Unloading after Maceda/Makiling)

No parking both sides (Tow Away Zones):

  • Retiro – Blumentritt and from Aurora/Blumentritt to Bonifacio Avenue up to Laon-Laan, Dimasalang from North Cemetery gate to Makiling.
  • Laon-Laan (Bulaklakan) – Dos Castillas, Don Quijote and Ma. Clara, Carola, Aragon.
  • Other streets included in the rerouting.          

MPD said it will implement left-side parallel parking for one-way streets.

—Rosette Adel

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