Makati advises motorists to follow traffic scheme for rally on Friday-A A +A
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
AS THE city prepares for the anti pork barrel system rally on Friday, its local government already announced its traffic rerouting plan for Friday, October 4.
Makati Public Safety Department head Hermenegildo San Miguel said Paseo de Roxas from the corner of Ayala Avenue to Sedeño St. will be closed to traffic starting 10 a.m. Friday.
The City Government said in a news release that this will allow the stage to be set up in front of the Ninoy Aquino statue.
By 2 p.m., both lanes of Ayala Avenue, from Makati Avenue up to Herrera Street, will also be closed to traffic for the "Million People March @ Ayala," an attempt to continue the public indignation started August-26 rally held in Quirino Grandstand.
"The public is advised to take the said alternate routes to avoid inconvenience and traffic jam in the activity area. The program is expected to end at 8 p.m.," said the City Government.
"Passenger buses (PUB) from Edsa shall turn right to Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. toward their destination or turn right to Ayala Ave., right turn to Makati Ave, and left turn to Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. toward destination. All public utility buses coming from South Luzon Expressway, Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue and Pasay City shall take Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, turn left to EDSA towards destination," the traffic advisory said.
Meanwhile, the advisory said, "Public utility jeepneys and light vehicles from J.P. Rizal shall make a right turn to Makati Avenue, right turn to Paseo De Roxas, right turn to Villar St., left turn to E.P. Leviste St., left turn to V.A. Rufino St., then right turn at Ayala Avenue toward destination."
"Vehicles from Washington St. shall take right turn to Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., right turn to Ayala Avenue, right turn to Salcedo St., left turn to Benavidez St. toward Esperanza St, right turn to Makati Ave., right turn to Arnaiz Ave., right turn Paseo De Roxas, left turn Dela Rosa St., right turn Salcedo St., then left turn at Ayala Avenue toward destination," it added.
All vehicles from McKinley Road going toward the Makati Central Business District or Legaspi Village shall take Arnaiz Avenue, turn right to Paseo De Roxas toward destination and vice versa.
"Motorists bound for Salcedo Village will be allowed to enter Ayala Avenue then make a right turn to Apartment Ridge, left turn to Sta. Potenciana, then left turn to Paseo De Roxas toward destination," the city government said. (JK/Sunnex)