Marcos Bridge westbound in Marikina to close on August 26 – MMDA
Robie de Guzman • August 23, 2019 • 1121
MANILA, Philippines – The westbound portion of Marcos Bridge in Marikina City will be closed to motorists beginning August 26 (Monday), the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Thursday.
MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said the portion of the bridge will be closed to the public at 12 noon on Monday for repair and rehabilitation works that will last for four months.
Motorists are advised to take the following alternate routes:
CUBAO TO ANTIPOLO ROUTE:
From Cubao, take Aurora Blvd., then right turn to Katipunan Ave., take Service Road of Libis Underpass, left turn to Boni Serrano and take FVR Road straight to Macapagal Bridge then Marcos Highway to Antipolo;
From Cubao, right turn to 15th Avenue then left turn to Boni Serrano, take FVR Road straight to Macapagal Bridge then Marcos Highway to Antipolo.
TRUCKS FROM CUBAO TO ANTIPOLO ROUTE:
From Cubao, take Aurora Blvd., then right turn to Katipunan Ave., take service road of Libis Underpass, left turn to Boni Serrano, straight to FVR Road, take Macapagal Bridge then Sumulong Highway to Antipolo.
ANTIPOLO TO CUBAO ROUTES:
From Antipolo, take Sumulong Highway, then A. Bonifacio Avenue, straight ahead Aurora Blvd., to Cubao;
From Antipolo, take Marcos Highway and right turn to Fernando Avenue, then take A. Bonifacio Ave. straight ahead Aurora Blvd. to Cubao;
From Antipolo, take Marcos Highway, take down ramp to Marcos Bridge Service Rd., then FVR Rd., straight ahead right turn to Katipunan Ave., left turn to Aurora Blvd., straight ahead to Cubao;
From Antipolo, take Marcos Highway then FVR Rd., straight ahead take Boni Serrano Ave., then right turn to 20th Ave., left turn to Aurora Blvd., to Cubao.
TRUCKS FROM ANTIPOLO TO CUBAO ROUTE:
From Antipolo, take Marcos Highway then FVR Rd. straight ahead, right turn to Katipunan Ave., left turn to Aurora Blvd. straight ahead to Cubao
Meanwhile, the eastbound part of the bridge, which was closed last May, is now open to vehicular traffic.
“After less than three months of repair, motorists going to Antipolo can now utilize the eastbound portion of the bridge,” Garcia said.
He also said that zipper lane will be implemented on the eastbound side for those going out of Marikina due to larger volume of vehicles especially during rush hours.
MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reminds the public, especially motorists of the flooded areas due to continuous rains brought about by severe tropical storm Jolina.
As of 5:00 AM Wednesday (September 8), the following areas are submerged with flood water:
NAVOTAS CITY Tangos North cor. E Pascual – half gutter Oliveros st Tangos north – gutter deep San Roque Gov.Pascual brgy. hall – gutter deep San Roque M.Naval church – half gutter Daanghari M.Naval global oil – gutter deep Daanghari M.Naval Caltex – gutter deep Daanghari Gov.Pascual Bacog – gutter deep Daanghari Kapalaran – half gutter Navotas hospital – gutter deep San Jose E. Tuazon cor. M.Naval – gutter deep San Jose Gov.Pascual cor. Robles – gutter deep Waling Waling cor Sampaguita – half gutter Sampaguita cor. Doña Aurora – half gutter Sampaguita cor.Azucena – half gutter E Rodriguez cor. Masipag – gutter deep H.Lopez Nicasio – gutter deep Varadero – half gutter infront of pnp hq – half gutter Sipac M.Naval infront of Cityhall – gutter deep
MANILA CITY Luneta Finance Rd.Nb- gutter deep
MANDALUYONG CITY Brgy.Poblacion/Backside-gutter deep Brgy.Poblacion/Lerma-knee deep Brgy.New Zuniga/Boni F.Ortigas-gutter deep
MALABON CITY F. Sevilla infront Market- 8to 9 inches F. Sevilla back of City Hall- 3-4 inches Rizal Ave. cor. Gen Luna.-4-5 inches Cristia – 5 to 6 inches Francis area- gutter deep
The above list is based on reports from local government units command centers and local disaster agencies.
MANILA, Philippines — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reminds motorists taking EDSA of the scheduled road reblocking and repair on EDSA-Caloocan (Southbound) after Urbano Plata St. (4th lane from the sidewalk) this weekend.
The repair works, which start at 11:00 PM from September 3 until September 6, are expected to affect weekend traffic. With this, motorists are advised to take alternate routes.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake the reblocking and repair works.
The affected road will be fully passable by 5:00 AM on Monday (September 6).
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