LIST: Road closures, alternative routes during SEA Games 2019

Loreben Tuquero
Be aware of these road closures and alternative routes from November 30 to December 11

CONVOYS. Escorts will be provided for convoys that will transport delegates to the SEA Games 2019 venues. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolita Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked for the public’s cooperation in following the traffic plans for the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, including the stop-and-go scheme, yellow lane policy, and road closures.

The road closures, in particular, will be imposed througout the length of the games, specifically from 12:01 am on November 30 up to December 11.

During this period, the following roads will be closed:

  • Along Adriatico – from President Quirino to Pablo Ocampo (both ways)
  • Along Pablo ocampo – from Taft Avenue to Adriatico (westbound)

The MMDA also advised motorists to take the following alternative routes:

  • All vehicles coming from Taft Avenue going westbound of President Quirino and intending to take a left at Adriatico Street shall go straight to Roxas Boulevard or Mabini Street until destination
  • All vehicles coming from Taft Avenue and intending to use westbound lane of P. Ocampo shall use Menlo Street then Donada until destination
  • All vehicles coming from Roxas or FB Harrison going eastbound through Pres. Quirino and intending to use Adriatico Street shall go straight to Taft Avenue until destination
  • All vehicles coming from Roxas or FB Harrison going eastbound through Pres. Quirino and intending to use Adriatico Street shall go straight to Taft Avenue until destination

Commuters and motorists should also expect delays on roads towards these venues that will be used for the games:

  • Rizal Memorial Sports Complex
  • Cuneta Astrodome
  • SM Mall of Asia Arena
  • SM MOA Skating Rink
  • World Trade Center
  • Philippine International Convention Center Forum
  • SM Megamall
  • Filoil Flying V Centre
  • Filinvest City
  • University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Gym
  • Marine Corps
  • Muntinlupa Sports Complex
  • Starmall EDSA
  • Makati Coliseum
  • Manila Hotel tent
  • SM Megamall Ice Rink
  • Philsports Arena
  • Amoranto Sports Complex
  • Manila Polo Club

Other SEA Games clusters in Clark, Subic, and Southern Luzon may also experience traffic congestion. (LIST: Chokepoint areas, affected roads during SEA Games 2019)

The MMDA will be providing motorcycle and mobile car escorts, ambulances, and tow trucks for the SEA Games. The agency will also be monitoring road activities. – Rappler.com

 

 

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.