Part of Magallanes Interchange closed starting Monday

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 29 2019 08:05 PM

MANILA - The upper level of the Magallanes Interchange will be closed to traffic starting April 1, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said Friday.

In an advisory, the MMDA said the interchange's left turning ramp from Manila to Cubao will be closed starting 6 a.m. Monday.

MMDA advised motorists to take the Magallanes Loop/Magallanes Village.

The closure is part of the agency's plan to address traffic problems and vehicular accidents in the area.

Some 292 road crash incidents were recorded in 2018 and 360 were reported in 2017, according to the MMDA's Road Safety Unit.