DPWH traffic advisory regarding weekly reblocking and the Shell Eco-marathon

DPWH traffic advisory regarding weekly reblocking and the Shell Eco-marathon  image

Text: Eric Tipan / Photos: | posted February 06, 2014 10:59

Take the necessary measures and alternative routes to avoid these areas from February 7-11, 2014.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) just released the traffic advisory concerning reblocking efforts starting February 7 10pm until February 11 4am.

Reblocking will be done in these areas so please take alternative routes:

EDSA, Pasay City (Southbound) from Loring Street to Park Avenue

EDSA, Q.C. (Northbound) from Main Avenue to P. Tuazon, 2nd lane

EDSA, Q.C. (Southbound) from Magsaysay Street to New York Avenue 1st lane

EDSA, Mandaluyong (Northbound) from United Street to Julia Vargas

EDSA, Mandaluyong (Southbound) from Boni Avenue to Guadalupe Bridge

EDSA, Makati (Northbound) from McKinley Forbes to Guadalupe Bridge 4th and 5th lane

EDSA, Makati (Southbound) from Guadalupe Bridge to South Drive 4th and 5th lane

EDSA, Caloocan (Northbound) between Don Ang Street and Gen. Tinio Street 5th lane

Shell Eco-Marathon

The DPWH also closed the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak Parkway (across Padre Burgos Avenue) to South Drive (across T.M. Kalaw Avenue) since February 2, 2014 to prepare for the International Shell Eco-Marathon Asia, which happens this weekend starting tomorrow, February 6-9, 2014.

Motorists are advised to avoid travelling to this area until after February 9, 2014.

Southbound vehicles are advised to turn left to P. Burgos, right to Maria Orosa, right to T.M. Kalaw, and left to the open part of Roxas Boulevard.

Northbound vehicles should turn right to T.M. Kalaw Avenue, left to Maria Orosa Avenue, left Padre Burgos Avenue, and right Bonifacio Drive to steer clear of the event. 

Traffic in nearby areas are expected to be affected and will regain normal flow by midnight of February 14, 2014. 

The Shell Eco-marathon, which pits students from all around the world against each other in an engineering and design challenge, will be held in Manila for the first time since 2010.