The Philippines will be celebrating its 115th Independence Day this Wednesday, June 12. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has released announcements on road closures and traffic re-routing for areas affected by the festivities. It is also reminded the motoring public that Number Coding is Suspended on that day, as it is a National Holiday.


Liwasang Bonifacio

5:00 PM of June 11, 2013 onwards
Postal Rd./ Muelle del Rio
Magallanes Drive Ext. from Jones Bridge to McArthur Bridge

6:010 AM of June 12,2013 onwards
Dasmariñas/Plaza Sta. Cruz (Southbound)
Escolta/Plaza Sta. Cruz (Southbound)
McArthur Bridge (Southbound)
Jones Bridge (Northbound)

Re-routing of Vehicles:

-Vehicles straight from Jones flyover intending to utilize Magallanes Drive Ext. shall go straight Jones Bridge/Quintin Paredes to piont of destination

-All vehicles coming from Rizal Avenue intending to utilize the southbound lane of McArthur Bridge shall use Dasmariñas St., left Juan Luna, left Plaza Cervantes, right Jones Bridge o pint of destination;

-All provincial buses coming from Laguna/Cavite utilizing Taft Ave. going to Lawton/Park N Ride shall turn right U.N Ave., right San Marcelino to piont of destination

Parking Areas:

VIP's - Inside Post Office parking area
Participants/ - fronting Metropolitan Theater
Media - Mehan Garden
- Magallanes Drive fronting NPC and Immigration

Closure: Rizal Monument

6:00 AM onwards
North and Southbound lane of Roxas blvd. from Katigbak to TM Kalaw

Re-routing of Vehicles:
-All vehicles coming from northern part of Manila intending to utilize the Southbound lane of Roxas Blvd. shall left P. Burgos, right Ma. Orosa, right TM Kalaw to point of destination.

-All vehicles coming southern part of Manila intending to utilize the northbound lane of Roxas blvd. shall turn right TM Kalaw left Ma. Orosa, left P. Burgos to point of destination.