MMDA Advisory: Road closures for ASEAN 2017

Michaela Andrea
PUBLISHED October 27, 2017 01:32 pm

(Inside Manila) Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is advising the public of the roads that will be affected by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in November.

MMDA noted that the following roads will be affected by the ASEAN Summit from November 11-15, 2017:

  • Clark Complex

  • Along Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (Clark to NLEX)

  • Along North Luzon Expressway (SCTEX to Balintawak)

  • Along EDSA (Balintawak to Magallanes)

  • Along Diokno Boulevard (Entertainment City to Buendia)

  • Along Roxas Boulevard (Buendia to P. Burgos)

  • CCP Complex

  • Along Ayala (EDSA to Makati Avenue)

  • Along Makati Avenue (Ayala to Pasay Road)

  • Along Pasay Road (EDSA to Amorsolo)

  • Along Lawton (5th Avenue to SLEX)

  • Along 5th Avenue (Lawton to 30th Avenue)

  • Along McKinley (EDSA to 5th Avenue)

Some areas will also be locked down during the mentioned dates:

  • SMX Convention Center (11:00 pm on November 11 to November 12)

  • CCP Complex (November 12)

  • Roxas Boulevard from Buendia to P. Burgos (November 13 from 12:01 AM until noon).

  • MMDA also advised the public to take alternate routes to avoid heavy traffic.

Trucks and closed vans will not be allowed to take SCTEX/NLEX from Clark to Balintawak and along EDSA from Balintawak to Magallanes from November 11 to 15.

MMDA said a modified stop-and-go traffic scheme along the routes of the convoy will be enforced. In the scheme, vehicles of the delegates of ASEAN and their convoy will be prioritized.

A full stop of traffic will be observed five minutes before a convoy passes through, but the volume of traffic will determine the duration of the stop-and-go scheme on each intersection.



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