LIST: Road closures, alternate routes for Traslacion 2019
Black Nazarene devotees attend the first Friday mass at Quiapo Church in Manila.
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LIST: Road closures, alternate routes for Traslacion 2019
Patricia Lourdes Viray (Philstar.com) - January 4, 2019 - 3:44pm

MANILA, Philippines — Several roads will be closed in Manila from January 7 to 9 for the annual procession of the venerated image of the Black Nazarene.

As early as January 6, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will deply 350 personnel for the procession of the Black Nazarene replicas on January 7 and the traditional "pahalik" of the image starting January 8.

At least 850 MMDA personnel will be deployed at the vicinity of the Quirino Grandstand, Quiapo Church and along the route of the "Andas" on the actual day of the traditional traslacion on January 9.

The MMDA has released a list of road closures, as well as re-routing of vehicles for next week.

January 7 (Monday)

Road closures (11 a.m. onwards)

  • Southbound lane of Quezon Blvd. (Quiapo), from A. Mendoza/Fugoso to Plaza Miranda 
  • Westbound lane of España Boulevard from P. Campa to Lerma St.

Re-routing of vehicles

  • All vehicles coming from España Blvd. intending to proceed to Roxas Blvd./South Pier Zone/Taft Ave. shall turn right to P. Campa, straight to Fugoso St., to point of destination.
  • All vehicles intending to utilize Quezon Blvd. coming from A. Mendoza St. shall turn right to Fugoso, left to Rizal Ave. to point of destination.

Note: Closing and opening of road closure will be based on actual traffic condition.

January 8 (Tuesday)

Road closures (10 p.m. onwards)

  • Katigbak Drive and South Drive (one lane accessible to Manila and H2O Hotel)
  • Northbound lane of Quezon and Mc Arthur Bridge from Bonifacio Shrine onwards
  • Taft Avenue from Ayala Blvd to Bonifacio Shrine

Re-routing of vehicles

  • Light vehicles intending to utilize the stretch of Bonifacio Drive and Roxas Blvd southbound shall turn around to Anda Circle going to A. Soriano Ave. turn right to Gen. Luna St. to Burgos-Orosa St., then turn left to TM Kalaw St. to Taft Avenue to point of destination.
  • Trucks and other heavy vehicles intending to utilize the stretch of Bonifacio Drive Southbound  shall turn around  Anda Circle going back to Northbound lane of Road 10 to C3 to point of destination.
  • Vehicles coming from southern part of Manila intending to utilize the northbound lane of Roxas Blvd. from TM Kalaw St. to P. Burgos St. shall turn right to TM Kalaw St. left to Orosa St. going to Intramuros left to A. Soriano Ave.  to  point of destination.
  • Vehicles traveling along P Burgos St shall turn right to Finance Road to Ayala Avenue to point of destination.
  • Vehicles using Taft Avenue northbound shall turn right to Ayala Blvd to point of destination. 

January 9 (Wednesday)

Road closures (12 a.m.)

  • Stretch of Mc Arthur, Jones and Quezon Bridge
  • Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak Drive to TM Kalaw St.
  • Both lanes of Quezon Blvd. (Quiapo) will be closed to traffic, from A. Mendoza/Fugoso St. and España Ave / P. Campa St. for southbound and from Taft Avenue/Ayala Blvd for northbound

Re-routing of vehicles

  • Vehicles coming from Quezon City using the stretch of España Avenue shall turn right to P. Campa St., then turn left to A. Mendoza  St., then turn right to Fugoso St., turn right to CM Recto Avenue or left to Nicanor Reyes St., turn right to CM Recto Avenue to point of destination.
  • Vehicles coming from Legarda St. shall turn right to CM Recto Avenue or turn left to Mendiola St. to their point of destination.  
  • Vehicles coming from Caloocan City utilizing Rizal Avenue shall turn right to Fugoso St. or CM Recto Avenue, to point of destination. 
  • Heavy vehicles/Cargo Trucks shall take Pres. Osmeña, to Pres. Quirino Avenue to Nagtahan via AH Lacson Avenue to Capulong St. (vise-versa).
  • All buses using Taft Avenue northbound shall turn right to Ayala Ave to point of destination.
  • Vehicles coming from Reina Regente St. utilizing southbound lane shall turn right to San Fernando St. or make a U – turn at Plaza Ruiz to point of destination.
  • Light vehicles intending to utilize the stretch of Bonifacio Drive and Roxas Blvd southbound shall turn around to Anda Circle going toDelpanor  Moriones to point of destination.

Note: Closures of some streets will be in effect as the procession approaches and will be opened immediately once the tail end of the procession passes.

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