GMA News Online : NCRPO announces road closures, rerouting for Marcos inauguration

18 June 2022

By JAMIL SANTOS | GMA News Online

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Saturday announced road closures and rerouting for the inauguration of President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. at the National Museum of the Philippines on June 30.

At the Laging Handa briefing, NCRPO spokesperson Police Lieutenant Colonel Jenny Tecson said heavy traffic is expected in Manila due to the event.

Road closures will be enforced in the following areas:

  • Stretch of P. Burgos Avenue from Taft Avenue to Roxas Boulevard
  • Stretch of Finance Road from P. Burgos to Taft Avenue
  • Stretch of TM Kalaw Avenue from Taft Avenue to Roxas Boulevard
  • Stretch of Maria Orosa Street from P. Burgos Avenue to TM Kalaw Avenue
  • Stretch of General Luna street from P. Burgos Avenue to Muralla Street
  • Stretch of Victoria Street from Taft Avenue to Muralla Street
  • Stretch of Ayala Boulevard from General Solano Street to Taft Avenue

The rerouting scheme is as follows:

Vehicles coming from the McArthur, Jones, and Quezon bridges, who intend to pass through P. Burgos Avenue could instead use Taft or Kalaw Avenue to their point of destination.

Motorists coming from Mel Lopez Boulevard intending to pass through P. Burgos Avenue shall use Roxas Boulevard or Kalaw Avenue to their point of destination.

Trailer trucks or heavy vehicles coming from Delpan bridge will have to take a U-turn to Anda Circle to the northbound lane of Mel Lopez Boulevard to C-3 to the point of destination.

Motorists coming from P. Casal Street intending to use Ayala Boulevard shall take a right turn to C. Palanca Street to the point of destination.

Vehicles coming from UN Avenue intending to use Ayala Boulevard via Romualdez Street shall go straight to Taft Avenue to their point of destination.

Motorists coming from Taft Avenue can pass through Ayala Boulevard then straight to Lawton to their point of destination.

Trailer trucks coming from Quirino Avenue shall go straight to Nagtahan Bridge to Lacson Avenue to point of destination.

Tecson said the road closures and rerouting plans would be published one week before the inauguration.

Drones will be prohibited from flying inside a one-kilometer radius of the National Museum, the NCRPO said. —VBL, GMA News