Kalookan traffic rerouted for Bonifacio Day celebration
MANILA, Philippines – Unless you're joining the celebrations for the 150th birth anniversary of hero Andres Bonifacio on Saturday, November 30, you may want to change your usual route to school or work that day to avoid heavy traffic.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) advised the public of road closures ahead of the regular holiday.
At 1 pm Friday, November 29, the road stretching from Rizal Avenue Extension to Bonifacio Monument Circle (BMC) in Kalookan City was partially closed due to the construction of a stage for the Saturday celebration.
Beginning Saturday midnight, roads around BMC will be totally closed to vehicles. MMDA listed down the following alternative routes:
- From northbound EDSA toward BMC, take Gen. Tinio or Gen. Simon St. to Calle Cuatro or Avocado St. to destination
- From southbound Samson Road to BMC, take Heroes St. or Mabini Ave. toward 10th Ave. to destination
- From Rizal Ave. to BMC, take 5th, 10th, 9th, 8th Ave. to B. Serrano to EDSA
- From McArthur Highway towards BMC, take Gen. Pascual Ave. toward Mabini Ave. to 10th Ave. to destination or Dagatdagatan Ave.
View MMDA Rerouting for Bonifacio Day in a larger map