MANILA, Philippines – Transportation officials announced traffic advisories for Tuesday, June 12, when the Philippines celebrates the 120th anniversary of its Independence Day.
Some local governments have also announced traffic rerouting schemes.
Since Independence Day is a regular non-working holiday, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is lifting the number coding scheme.
According to the Caloocan City government, Bonifacio Monument Circle will be closed to traffic on Tuesday, starting at 12:01 am.
Motorists are advised to take an alternative route. Those coming from Malabon going to EDSA or Rizal Avenue may turn right to A. Mabini or Abey Road.
Those coming from Manila to EDSA or MacArthur Highway will have to turn left to either 7th, 8th, or 9th avenue to reach B. Serrano.
City of Manila
Manila city government will close the following roads to traffic from 9 am onwards:
Vehicles will be asked to follow the rerouting scheme:
Local government officials noted that actual closing and reopening of roads will be based on the traffic situation on Tuesday.
Pasig City transportation officials announced that the odd and even number coding scheme and truck ban are lifted on Tuesday.
– Aika Rey/Rappler.com