Araneta-Aurora intersection to close nighttime from August 15 to 21

Loreben Tuquero
Araneta-Aurora intersection to close nighttime from August 15 to 21
The closure will give way to the girder launching for the Skyway Stage 3 project

MANILA, Philippines – The intersection of Araneta Avenue and Aurora Boulevard in Manila will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am, beginning August 15 until August 21.

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said the closure will give way to the girder launching for the Skyway Stage 3 project.

Affected vehicles are advised to take the following routes:

Light vehicles

  1. From Shaw Boulevard/V Mapa, go straight towards Magsaysay Blvd then Santol St, right at Palanza, Landargun or Bayani Road, left at G Araneta to destination and vice versa;
  2. Vehicles from Cubao towards Manila area, along Aurora Blvd, right at Guirayan St, left at Palanza, left at Tomas Arguelles St or Santol St to Magsaysay Blvd to destination;
  3. Vehicles coming from N Domingo and Blumentritt, take F Roman, H Lozada St, and J Ruiz St.;
  4. Vehicles coming from north: along C-3 Sgt Rivera, right at Bayani, Landargun and Palanza St, left at Santol St, left at Magsaysay Blvd, and take V  Mapa, Old Sta Mesa to destination.

Trucks

  1. From Quezon Avenue, E Rodriguez Ave, straight towards España Blvd, left Lacson Ave, straight towards Nagtahan to destination (vice versa); or
  2. Take Magsaysay Blvd, right at V Mapa to Shaw Blvd to destination and vice versa.

The Skyway Stage 3 is an 18.68-kilometer elevated expressway from Buendia in Makati City to Balintawak in Quezon City.

It is expected to be completed in the 1st quarter of 2020. – Rappler.com

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Loreben Tuquero

Loreben Tuquero is a researcher-writer for Rappler. Before transferring to Rappler's Research team, she covered transportation, Quezon City, and the Department of the Interior and Local Government as a reporter. She graduated with a communication degree from the Ateneo de Manila University.