The local government of Makati said traffic will be rerouted in the city starting 12:00 midnight later to make way for the celebration of “Fete De La Musique," a music festival organized by the French Embassy.
In its advisory, the local government informed motorists and the general public that the said event will be held along Makati Avenue.
Makati Department of Public Safety (DPS) director Hermenegildo San Miguel said both lanes of Makati Avenue, from A. Valdez St. to Kalayaan Avenue, will be closed to traffic from 12 midnight of Friday until the end of the program on Saturday.
Fete de La Musique, one of the most celebrated cultural events in the world that originated in France, celebrates the arrival of the spring season.
The Makati DPS is advising motorists to expect heavy traffic, to avoid the activity area and to take the following alternative routes.
Public utility jeepneys and light vehicles from Guadalupe area shall take J.P. Rizal, turn left at Reposo, left at Kalayaan or Jupiter toward destination. Those coming from Manila to Guadalupe shall follow the existing route toward Guadalupe area.
Likewise, vehicles from Mandaluyong shall take J.P. Rizal toward destination and vehicles from Central Business District going to Mandaluyong, from Makati Avenue shall turn right Burgos St. toward destination.