The southbound portion of Roxas Boulevard will be closed starting Jan. 15 to keep motorists safe as repair works start, MMDA said Thursday.
Starting 6 a.m. on Saturday, the southbound lane will be closed to all motorists to give way to the repair of the damaged drainage of the Department of Public Works and Highways in front of Libertad Pumping Station in Pasay City.
Closure and repair works is expected to last 60 days, according to Mikunug Macud, District Engineer of DPWH South Manila District Engineering Office.
Rehabilitation will be done from the section fronting HK Sun Plaza in Pasay City going to the flyover of EDSA-Roxas Boulevard.
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Motorists are advised to take these alternate routes while portion of Roxas Boulevard is closed:
For Light Vehicles:
- From Bonifacio Drive/Roxas Boulevard: take Roxas Blvd.-Buendia Avenue service road, turn right at Buendia Avenue Extension then left at Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard going to destination.
- From Bonifacio Drive/Roxas Boulevard: turn right at HK Sun Plaza access road then left at Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard to destination.
- From Bonifacio Drive/Roxas Boulevard: left at Pres. Quirino Avenue to destination.
For Trucks/Trailers and other vehicles from Bonifacio Drive going to Roxas Boulevard southbound:
All heavy vehicles/trucks/trailers, turn left to P. Burgos Avenue, straight towards Finance Road and Ayala Boulevard, then right to San Marcelino Street, take P. Quirino Avenue to South Luzon Expressway to destination.
“Once closed, we will deploy additional traffic enforcers for the entire duration of the rehabilitation. We will also implement a zipper lane or counterflow scheme for light vehicles, but on a case-to-case basis,” said Engr. Neomie Recio, Director of MMDA Traffic Engineering Center.