Traffic advisory for September 21 National Day of Protest
MANILA, Philippines – On Thursday, September 21, protesters are expected to flood the streets as the day marks the 45th anniversary of Martial Law declaration.
The day has also been declared a National Day of Protest by President Rodrigo Duterte.
This will affect roads, especially in Manila where the biggest protests will happen. (READ: LIST: Martial Law 45th anniversary activities, protests)
While there are no road closures, the Manila Police District (MPD) expects the following roads to be impassable – listed below them are alternate routes.
- Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak Drive to Pedro Gil, Malate, Manila
- Northbound vehicles - Turn right to Quirino Avenue or turn right to Pedro Gil
- Northbound vehicles from P. Burgos - Turn right to Bonifacio Drive or make a U-turn to the eastbound lane of Padre Burgos
- Southbound vehicles from Bonifacio Drive - Turn left on P Burgos
- Southbound vehicles using Jones, McArthur, Quezon bridges - Use Taft Avenue
- Southbound vehicles from TM Kalaw Street - Turn left to MH del Pilar
- Southbound vehicles from UN Avenue - Turn left to MH del Pilar or use Roxas Blvd service road
- Northbound vehicles from Legarda - Turn right to Bustillos
- Southbound vehicles from Legarda - Turn left to Concepcion Aguila
- Vehicles coming from CM Recto eastbound - Turn left to Morayta (N Reyes)
- Vehicles from A Mendoza - Turn right o Fugoso
- Vehicles from España - Turn right to P Campa
- Vehicles from CM Recto - Go straight and turn left to Morayta (N Reyes)
- Westbound vehicles from AH Lacson - Go straight to Nagtahan
- Vehicles intending to go to Quezon Boulevard - Turn right to AH Lacson then go straight to Rizal Avenue
- Eastbound vehicles - Turn right to P Noval then turn left to SH Loyola