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MMDA releases rerouting plan for ASEAN Summit

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday released its traffic rerouting plan for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit this week.

The MMDA said it will implement a "stop and go" scheme during the summit. It is expecting heavy traffic in parts of Metro Manila, near the summit venues in Pasay, Manila and Makati cities.

In a tweet, the MMDA said a 30-minute lockdown will be implemented if the vehicles of summit participants are entering of exiting Skyway.

All vehicles exiting Paseo de Roxas Street going to Arnaiz Avenue will be made to turn right to Benavidez Street (counterflow) and right to Trasierra Street and then left to Gamboa Street.

From Gamboa Street, vehicles will be made to turn right to Rufino Street all the way to Don Chino Roces Avenue (Pasong Tamo) and Javier Street or make a U-turn to Amorsolo and Rufino streets then right to Fernando Street.

If Esperanza Street becomes clogged with traffic during the lockdown, the MMDA said vehicles should take Paseo de Roxas Street and then right to Ayala Avenue and exit towards EDSA.


The MMDA also identified alternoute routes for vehicles taking Roxas Boulevard during the summit, which will start on April 26 (Wednesday) until Saturday.



From Roxas Boulevard vehicles will be made to make a right turn to EDSA/Arnaiz/Buendia then left turn at Taft Avenue, then left turn to United Nations Avenue/Finance Road to destination


From Roxas Boulevard vehicles will make a left turn to P. Burgos/Kalaw/United Nations Avenue then right turn at Taft Avenue, right turn to Buendia Avenue/EDSA, left turn to Roxas Boulevard to destination

Traffic will also be rerouted at EDSA Extension going to SM Mall of Asia.


—ALG, GMA News