TRAFFIC in some parts of Cebu City will be rerouted on Sunday part of Osmeña Blvd. and other roads will be closed for the national Milo Marathon.
Atty. Rafael Yap, head of the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO), said Osmeña Blvd., particularly from the corner of P. del Rosario St. to N. Escario St., will be closed.
N. Escario St., starting from Don Gil Garcia St. up to the area in front of the Capitol Parish Church, will also be closed to all types of vehicles.
These roads will be closed starting at 3 a.m. until the event is finished.
Yap said, however, traffic will not be heavy “based on our experience,” it being a weekend.
In a two-page traffic advisory for Sunday, Yap said jeepneys coming from Guadalupe and Banawa take V. Rama Ave., turn left to J. Alcantara St. or N. Bacalso Ave., proceed to P. del Rosario St., turn right to Osmeña Blvd. then back to their usual route to Carbon area.
They will take the same route to go back to Guadalupe or Banawa.
Jeepneys coming from Lahug and Apas turn right to Gen. Maxilom Ave. from Gorordo Ave.
From there, they turn left to F. Ramos St., right to Junquera St., right to Sanciangko St. then proceed to their usual route to Carbon area.
They take the same route from Carbon to Lahug and Apas.
For 12L jeepneys coming from Labangon to go to Ayala, they take P. del Rosario St. from N. Bacalso Ave., then turn left to D. Jakosalem St., left to Exchavez Extension, proceed to F. Ramos St., right to Gen. Maxilom Ave. then to their usual route to go to the Ayala jeepney terminal.
From Ayala, the 12L jeepneys will take Archbishop Reyes Ave., turn right to F. Sotto St., proceed to Gen. Maxilom, left to Ramos, to Junquera St., right to P. del Rosario St., then to N. Bacalso.
From N. Bacalso, they turn right to V. Rama then left to Duterte St. to go to Labangon.
As for private vehicles coming from V. Rama, they are rerouted to Maria Cristina St. to go to Ayala.
Yap advised road users to follow the traffic signs installed on the re-routing area.