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I-ACT changes traffic scheme on EDSA starting today, September 5

I-ACT changes traffic scheme on EDSA starting today, September 5 image

Text: Eric Tipan / Photos: Brent Co | posted September 05, 2016 08:03

Implementation began 5AM today, September 5, 2016

In an effort to continuously find ways to reduce traffic congestion especially on EDSA, the newly formed Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT) composed of the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), Land Transportation Office (LTO), Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and force multipliers will be implementing major changes starting today.

The I-ACT issued an advisory yesterday stating that at 5AM today, Monday September 5 2016, the new traffic scheme on EDSA will be as follows:

  • Closure of U-Turn Slots Southbound near Trinoma after West Avenue to SM City Northbound;
  • Closure/Removal of counterflow at Rockwell Flyover from Rockwell to EDSA; and
  • North Road, EDSA - One way only from EDSA.

”We are appealing to all motorists who will be affected by said changes to bear with us as we effect said traffic plan to address the traffic problem of EDSA,” said I-ACT via the advisory.