EDSA-Ortigas to be closed to traffic due to RH bill rally

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 03 2012 05:18 PM | Updated as of Aug 04 2012 01:18 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday said heavy traffic is expected tomorrow due to the anti-Reproductive Health bill rally on EDSA-Ortigas.

The MMDA said the northbound lane of EDSA corner Ortigas will be closed to traffic tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., while the EDSA-Ortigas flyover will remain open to traffic.

The MMDA said to avoid traffic, motorists may use the following routes:

ALONG EDSA SOUTHBOUND

Right turn to Santolan
Left turn to Ortigas
Right turn to EDSA

OR

Right turn to Santolan
Left to Ortigas
Right to Wilson
Left to Guevarra / Luna Mencias
Left to Shaw

NORTHBOUND

Right turn at Pioneeer
Right turn at Shaw Boulevard
U-turn at Kapitolyo Rotunda
Right turn at Meralco Avenue
Right turn at Ortigas Avenue
Left turn at Greenmeadows
Left turn at Giraffe
Right turn at Temple Drive
Left turn at White Plains
Right turn at EDSA

OR


Right turn to Shaw Boulevard
U-turn to Kapitolyo Rotunda
Right turn to Meralco Avenue
Right turn to Ortigas
Left turn to Greenmeadows
Left turn to Giraffe
Right turn to Temple Drive
Left turn to White Plains
Right turn to EDSA

OR

Right turn to J. Vargas
Right turn to St. Francis
Left turn to Lourdes
Left turn to San Miguel
Right turn to J. Vargas
Left turn to Meralco Avenue
Right turn to Ortigas Avenue
Left turn to Greenmeadows
Left turn to Giraffe
Right turn to Temple Drive
Left turn to White Plains
Right turn to EDSA
 
ALONG ORTIGAS AVENUE WESTBOUND

Right turn to Greenmeadows
Left turn to Giraffe
Right turn to Temple Drive
Left turn to White Plains
Right turn to EDSA
Left turn to Santolan
Right turn to Granada / Gilmore

OR


Left turn to Meralco Avenue
Right turn to Shaw Boulevard

EASTBOUND

From Gilmore
Left turn to Santolan
Straight to Boni Serrano
To C-5 Libis

OR

Left turn to Santolan
Right turn to EDSA
Left turn to Ortigas flyover

UPCAT

Meanwhile, the Manila Police District said the following areas will experience heavy traffic as thousands of students are expected to arrive for the UPCAT:

Pedro Gil from Adriatico to Taft Avenue
vicinity of Padre Faura
stretch of Adriatico from Padre Faure to Pedro Gil