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MMDA releases traffic advisory for 27th EDSA Anniversary

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Text: / Photos: | posted February 22, 2013 18:41

Traffic rerouting schemes for the weekend and on Monday

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) released several guidelines for the public regarding the road closures along EDSA and Whiteplains drive starting as early as 9PM tomorrow (February 23, 2013) to give way for the 27th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution as well as the 'Run for Juan' event that will be happening on Sunday, February 24, 2013

The MMDA also announced that number coding will still be enforced on Monday, February 25, 2013.

The guidelines are as follows:

February 23, 2013; Saturday

9:00PM - White Plains Drive from Temple Drive to EDSA (westbound) will be closed to traffic to give way for setting up the event stage. Counterflow will be in effect at eastbound lanes for 2-way traffic flow.

February 24, 2013; Sunday (Run for Juan)

5:00AM - Full closure of northbound lane of EDSA from Ortigas Greenhills to Santolan. Affected vehicles may turn right to Julia Vargas or left at EDSA flyover to Ortigas Greenhills as a detour.

Partial road closures on the northbound bus lanes of EDSA and third lane from Julia Vargas to Guadix Road including all three lanes of the northbound lane of Ortigas flyover(Flyover leading to Ortigas Greenhills and service road from Guadix Road to EDSA Shrine will remain open).

7:00AM - Target time of reopening closed sections of EDSA.

8:00AM - Target time of reopening closed sections of Whiteplains Drive.

9:00PM - 2 yellow lanes in front of the People Power Monument up to Camp Aguinaldo Gate 3 be will be partially closed as it will be occupied by the AFP for their rehearsal.

February 25, 2013; Monday (27th Anniversary of EDSA People Power Movement)

12:01AM - Partial road closure on lanes 3 to 5(inner lanes from Corinthians to Aguinaldo Gate 3)

1:00AM - Whiteplains Drive will be closed from Temple Drive to EDSA

2:00AM - Whiteplains Drive will be closed from EDSA to Temple Drive

5:00AM - Full closure of northbound lane of EDSA from Ortigas Greenhills to Santolan and EDSA northbound service road from Guadix Drive to EDSA Shrine. Affected vehicles may turn right to Guadix Road or left at EDSA flyover to Ortigas Greenhills as a detour.

11:00AM - Target time for reopening closed sections of EDSA and Whiteplains Drive.