Road closures for 2nd #MMShakeDrill on June 22
The drill is in preparation for a powerful earthquake predicted to hit Metro Manila when the West Valley Fault moves. The first Shake Drill, conducted July 30 last year, had been praised by international observers.
Several roads will be closed for this year's drill. Motorists are advised to expect heavy traffic and take alternate routes.
Road closures 6 am - 12 nn
Guadalupe Bridge up ramp to EDSA (Northbound)
EDSA Guadalupe Bridge (Northbound)
East Cloverleaf (Northbound)
Road closures 8:30 am - 12 nn
Right lane of JP Rizal, from E Zobel Street to Antipolo Street. Leftmost lane will remain open to one-way traffic bound for Manila.
From JP Rizal to Osmeña Street: Cardona Street, Angono Street, and F Zobel Street
From Hormiga Street, Morong Street, Zenaida Street, Maria Aurora Street, and Buencamino Street
Rerouting of vehicles
Take EDSA (Southbound) and U-turn at Buendia or Ayala Avenue going to destination
Take C5 via Kalayaan Avenue and McKinley Road
From Manila going to EDSA, take Antipolo Street, turn right to Osmeña Street, and right again to E Zobel Street
JP Rizal (Eastbound) to EDSA: Take a right turn to San Jose Street, then Burgos Street, and then to EDSA towards destination
JP Rizal (Westbound) to EDSA: Take a left turn to Lawton Avenue, and then a right to Kalayaan Avenue towards destination
According to an advisory, the city will conduct an earthquake simulation exercise along the streets of Valle Verde I.
Five streets – Kaimito, Mabolo, Suha, Macapuno, and Macopa – will be completely closed to traffic from 9 to 11 AM. Kaimito Gate will be the only access point for the drill participants.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority partnered with MovePH's Agos for the quake drill. – Rappler.com
Katrina Crista M. Artiaga is a student from the University of the Philippines Diliman and an intern at Rappler.