Traffic rerouting plan announced for SONA

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 22 2018 11:14 AM | Updated as of Jul 22 2018 11:46 AM

MANILA - Authorities advised motorists traversing Quezon City roads to take alternate routes on Monday as a portion of Commonwealth Avenue will be closed for President Rodrigo Duterte’s third State of the Nation Address (SONA).

The stretch of Commonwealth Avenue from Tandang Sora to Batasan will be closed to traffic starting 12:01 a.m. Monday, said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).

Groups opposed to the policies of President Duterte are expected to hold protests on Monday along Commonwealth Ave.

The MMDA advises motorists to take the following alternate routes:

SOUTHBOUND: FAIRVIEW TO QUEZON MEMORIAL CIRCLE
· Along Commonwealth Avenue, turn tight to Fairlane Street, right to Dahlia Avenue, left to Lilac Street or Chestnut, right to Republic Avenue, Don Gregorio Road, Old Sauyo to Mindanao Avenue and vice versa
· Along Commonwealth Avenue, turn right to Regalado Avenue, right to Republic Avenue, Don Gregorio Road, Old Sauyo Road to Mindanao Avenue and vice versa

EASTBOUND:
· Along Quezon Memorial Circle, right turn to Visayas Avenue, left turn to Congressional Avenue, right turn to Mindanao Avenue, right turn to Old Sauyo or Quirino Highway to destination
· Along Quezon Memorial Circle, right turn to North Avenue, right turn to Mindanao Avenue, right to Old Sauyo Road or Quirino Highway to destination