Heading to Makati today? Better plan out your routes as the city will be closing several roads for the procession of the 2019 Flores De Mayo.

In an annoucement, the government of Makati said that they will be implementing road closures and traffic rerouting plans from 1PM to 7PM. The procession will begin from the Makati City Quadrangle and end at the Globe Circuit Event Grounds. The Flores de Mayo procession will pass through the following streets: Hormiga, Trabajo, Hippodrome, and A.P. Reyes.

The assembly will start at 1PM while the program is set to begin at 4 PM. Meanwhile, the procession will start about an hour after.

Listed below are the traffic rerouting schemes:

Makati to close several streets for Flores de Mayo procession image

For vehicles along N. Garcia Street – coming from Kalayaan Avenue (Eastbound – heading towards Rockwell Area and Guadalupe Nuevo), they have 2 options.

Option 1: Along N. Garcia Street, cross J.P. Rizal Avenue towards Antipolo Street, right turn to S. Osmena Street, left turn to either E. Zobel Street or P. Burgos Street Extension (Makati-Mandaluyong Bridge Service Road), right turn to A. Mabini Street, left turn to J. P. Rizal Avenue to normal route destination.

Option 2: Along N. Garcia Street, cross J.P. Rizal Avenue towards Antipolo Street, right turn to S. Osmena Street, right turn to P. Burgos Street Extension (Makati-Mandaluyong Bridge Service Road), left turn to J. P. Rizal Avenue to normal route destination towards Guadalupe/EDSA.

No traffic congestion will be encountered along J.P. Rizal Avenue. However, a stop-and-go scheme will be put up along A.P. Reyes Street to give way to the procession. Traffic cones will be placed to manage traffic flow. Normal traffic conditions are expected to resume at around 7PM.