Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: makati.gov.ph and Makati Traffic | posted May 26, 2014 15:27
For the celebration of the city's 344th foundation day
The city government of Makati announced that traffic will be rerouted along Ayala Avenue starting this evening, May 26, 2014, for the celebration of the city’s 344th foundation day.
Makati will hold a grand parade entitled, “Cultural Presentation of the Makateños”, at Ayala Avenue on May 27, Tuesday, 3 p.m.
The grand parade is part of a series of events to mark the city’s 344th foundation day on June 1.
In line with this, the westbound part of Ayala Avenue from Makati Avenue to Paseo de Roxas will be closed to traffic at 10 p.m. tonight, May 26, to make way for the construction of a stage fronting Tower One and Exchange Plaza (TOEP).
The city government of Makati said on their website that “only properly identified vehicles going to TOEP and Makati Stock Exchange buildings will be allowed entry through Ayala or Makati Avenues.”
Westbound vehicles along Ayala Avenue from EDSA going toward Gil Puyat Avenue shall turn right at Makati Avenue, left at Paseo de Roxas and right at Ayala Avenue.
On the other hand, light vehicles may turn left at Makati Avenue, right at Dela Rosa Street, right at Paseo de Roxas and left at Ayala Avenue.
Starting 2 p.m. tomorrow, May 27, the following roads will be closed to traffic:
- Eastbound direction of Ayala Avenue, from Gil Puyat Avenue to Makati Avenue
- Both directions of Paseo de Roxas, from Ayala Avenue to Dela Rosa Street
- Northbound direction of Paseo de Roxas from Ayala Avenue to Sedeno Street
Westbound vehicles along Ayala Avenue from EDSA going to Gil Puyat Avenue shall turn right at Makati Avenue, left at Paseo de Roxas and right at Ayala Avenue.
Light vehicles may turn left at Makati Avenue, right at Dela Rosa Street, and left at V.A. Rufino Street or Salcedo Street to destination.
Eastbound vehicles along Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue going towards EDSA shall proceed ahead, turn right at Makati Avenue and left at Ayala Avenue.
Light vehicles may take H.V. dela Costa-Salcedo Streets and V.A. Rufino Street going to the area of Legaspi Village and Greenbelt.