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Sinulog 2020: Road closures in Cebu City

Jan 18, 2020 - 11:30 PM

Several major roads will be closed in Cebu City for the Sinulog Grand Parade. Cars parked along the parade route will be towed.

ROAD CLOSURES. Several main roads are closed in Cebu City for the Sinulog Festival. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

LIST: Road closures for 2019 MMFF Parade of Stars

Dec 11, 2019 - 6:59 PM

The parade will be hosted by the city of Taguig on December 22

MMDA recommends road closures, 'class holidays' for SEA Games 2019

Nov 11, 2019 - 12:32 PM

The proposals are awaiting Malacañang's approval

BRACE FOR TRAFFIC. The Metropolitan Manila Development is in the process of making more traffic preparations ahead of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

LIST: Traffic rerouting schemes in Metro Manila for Undas 2019

Oct 27, 2019 - 2:25 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Check here the rerouting maps and instructions organized per Metro Manila local government unit

MOVEMENT. Thousands Filipinos flock to Bagbag Public Cemetery in Quezon City on November 1, 2018, to visit their departed loved ones in the observance of All Saints Day. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Estrella Service Road in Makati partially closed starting March 23

Mar 12, 2019 - 4:25 PM

The partial closure of the Estrella Service Road will last up to two years, until the expected completion of the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge in 2021

Roads closed due to Severe Tropical Storm Rosita

Oct 31, 2018 - 12:13 AM

Many roads and bridges are closed to traffic, especially in Mountain Province and Benguet

Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge in Makati to be closed starting September 23

Sep 20, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The bridge will be replaced by one with 4 lanes, set to be completed in 2021

REPLACE. The Department of Public Works and Highways will replace Estella-Pantaleon bridge. Wikicommons photo by Judgefloro

Roads closed due to Typhoon Ompong

Sep 15, 2018 - 6:38 AM

(5th UPDATE) Many national roads and bridges are closed to traffic, especially in the Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, and Ilocos regions

Some roads closed in Benguet, Ifugao due to heavy rains, landslides

Jul 18, 2018 - 5:50 PM

The Banaue-Hungduan-Benguet Boundary Road and Balbalan-Pinukpuk Road are closed due to the rain and landslides, while Kennon Road, Abra-Ilocos Road, Acop-Bakun Road were pre-emptively closed on July 17

Several roads in Manila closed for Iglesia ni Cristo event

Jul 11, 2018 - 4:40 PM

Here's a list of roads that will be closed from July 14 to 15 for the Iglesia ni Cristo's Worldwide Aid to Fight Poverty event

3 injured as boulder falls on vehicle along Kennon Road

Jun 17, 2018 - 3:30 PM

(UPDATED) The incident forces the closure of Kennon Road noontime on Sunday, June 17. It is later reopened at around 3:40 pm on the same day.

Photo courtesy of Manuel Manansala

Alternating road closures along Marcos Highway due to LRT2 construction

Feb 24, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Private contractor DMCI Holdings, Incorporated will begin on Sunday, February 25, its construction of the coping beam at the LRT2 Emerald Station in Cainta, Rizal

LOOK: Partial, total lockdown of areas during ASEAN summit

Oct 29, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Several areas will be placed under partial or total lockdown as Manila plays host to the ASEAN Summit in November 2017

ASEAN PREPARATIONS. Workers set up signages around the CCP Complex in Pasay City on August 1, 2017 in preparation for the 2017 ASEAN Summit which will run from August 2 to 8. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

LIST: Road closures on Sunday, October 29

Oct 27, 2017 - 3:21 PM

This is for the final vehicle convoy dry run for the ASEAN Summit in November

LIST: Roads to avoid on Sunday, October 22

Oct 20, 2017 - 5:49 PM

Authorities advise motorists to plan routes ahead of the 4th ASEAN convoy dry run which will begin in the morning and may last until early evening

PRACTICE RUNS. Convoys will disrupt traffic on October 22, 2017, in preparation for the ASEAN Summit in November. Rappler file photo

MAP: Avoid these roads on Sunday, October 15

Oct 13, 2017 - 3:54 PM

Traffic management preparations for the ASEAN summit are expected to disrupt traffic flow along major roads and streets on Sunday, October 15

Odette aftermath: Some national roads in Cordillera closed

Oct 13, 2017 - 3:34 PM

Sections of at least 5 national roads are closed due to minor landslides, says the DPWH in the Cordillera Administrative Region

LANDSLIDE. Minor landslides close some national roads to traffic in the Cordillera. Rappler file photo

Traffic advisory for September 21 National Day of Protest

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:37 PM

While there are no road closures, the Manila Police District (MPD) Traffic Enforcement Unit expects some roads to be impassable

Road closures for the August 8 ASEAN parade

Aug 07, 2017 - 6:03 PM

This is to make way for the ASEAN parade and lighting activity which ends the week long foreign ministers meeting

ROAD CLOSURES. Commuters are expected to adjust to the temporary traffic routes on Tuesday, August 8. Rappler file photo

Schedule of activities: ASEAN 2017 Summit from April 26-29

Apr 25, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Here is the detailed schedule of activities and list of venues for this week s ASEAN events in Metro Manila

ANNIVERSARY. The year the Philippines is host of ASEAN events marks the 50th anniversary of the regional bloc. Presidential photo

Partial road closures due to MRT7 construction starting April 17

Apr 08, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Regalado Highway will be partially closed from Bristol Street to Commonwealth Avenue from April 17 to June 16 for Phase 1 of the construction

Deferred: Road closures in Quezon City due to MRT7 construction

Apr 02, 2017 - 7:00 PM

UPDATED The road closures will not start on April 4 as originally scheduled according to the project s Traffic Task Force

#RoadAlert: Roads closed due to Typhoon Nina, repairs

Dec 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Several roads are impassable because of the onslaught of Typhoon Nina as well as ongoing repairs

Some Pasig City roads closed for Dec 11 Paskotitap Parade

Dec 11, 2016 - 3:12 PM

The temporary road closure affects main roads such as Ortigas Ave Extension and Dr Sixto Antonio Ave on Sunday December 11

#RoadAlert: 42 roads closed due to Typhoon Lawin as of October 21

Oct 21, 2016 - 8:27 AM

Clearing operations are ongoing for the affected road sections according to the Department of Public Works and Highways

Typhoon Lawin: 6 road sections in CAR closed to traffic

Oct 20, 2016 - 11:45 AM

The Department of Public Works and Highways deploys equipment and maintenance crews for ongoing clearing operations

Road closures for 2nd #MMShakeDrill on June 22

Jun 21, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Find out which roads will be closed as Metro Manila carries out a metro wide earthquake drill

ROAD CLOSURES. In this file photo,  MMDA officers pick up fallen debris. On June 22, MMDA will hold the metro-wide earthquake drill in preparation for a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. Roads will be closed for the one-hour activity. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Skyway Buendia on-ramp, Faraday St closed April 8-10

Apr 07, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Motorists are advised to take alternate routes due to road closures for the Skyway Stage 3 construction project

Parts of Roxas Blvd closed on April 3

Apr 02, 2016 - 3:42 PM

From 3 am to 8 am parts of the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard will be closed for a road sharing activity

ROAD CLOSURE. Parts of Roxas Blvd will be closed on April 3 for a road sharing exercise. Photo from Wikipedia

Road closures in Manila on March 28 for Erap proclamation rally

Mar 26, 2016 - 4:18 PM

The Manila mayor is set to hold his proclamation rally starting 1 pm Several roads around the city will be closed starting 3 pm

Several roads closed for EDSA 30th anniversary

Feb 11, 2016 - 5:30 PM

UPDATED Parts of EDSA will be closed on February 25 a change from an earlier plan to close several roads for two weeks to set up a museum

COMMEMORATION. The Philippines commemorates the 30th anniversary of the historic People Power uprising on February 25, 2016. Photo by George Moya/Rappler

Sinulog 2016: Cebu City road closures

Jan 15, 2016 - 5:18 PM

The Cebu City Transportation Office issues the following advisories in preparation for the Sinulog festival

Nazareno 2016: Road closures, traffic rerouting

Jan 07, 2016 - 8:44 PM

Authorities will close several roads in Manila and a traffic rerouting scheme will be implemented for the Feast of the Black Nazarene

DEVOTED. The Feast of the Black Nazarene draws millions of the Catholic faithful every year. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

APEC advisory: Metro Manila roads still closed on November 20

Nov 20, 2015 - 12:48 AM

World leaders are leaving Manila on Friday November 20 after the conclusion of the APEC Summit

APEC 2015: More road closures, updated traffic scheme set

Nov 18, 2015 - 6:55 AM

More areas in Metro Manila are set to be closed while an updated traffic scheme takes effect on Wednesday and Thursday

With Roxas Blvd closed for APEC, commuters forced to walk

Nov 16, 2015 - 1:49 PM

Roxas Boulevard is fully closed for this week s APEC summit triggering heavy traffic and forcing commuters to walk just to get to work

FORCED TO WALK. Stranded commuters endure long walks to get to work with several roads in Manila closed for the APEC summit. Photo by Janessa Villamera/Rappler

#RoadAlert: Closed roads due to Typhoon Lando

Oct 17, 2015 - 9:12 PM

As of 6:30 pm on Saturday October 17 five road sections are closed to traffic due to flooding landslides and fallen trees

Roxas Boulevard closed for fun run on September 12

Sep 11, 2015 - 5:13 PM

The stretch of Roxas Boulevard northbound and southbound lanes from Katigbak to P Ocampo and from Vito Cruz to EDSA will be closed at 4 am

Metro Cebu roads closed for Sinulog parade

Apr 28, 2015 - 1:53 PM

Activities for the 450th founding anniversary of the Basilica del Santo Niño including a Sinulog parade will occupy some roads starting 3 pm April 28

Manila traffic rerouted for Aliwan Fiesta 2015

Apr 24, 2015 - 5:46 PM

Starting 2 pm on April 25 the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak to P Ocampo will be closed to traffic

Closed lanes in Makati, QC for Skyway traffic dry run

Apr 17, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Several lanes along Osmeña Highway in Makati and Araneta Avenue in Quezon City will be closed for a week long traffic dry run starting 6 am Saturday April 18

HEAVIER TRAFFIC. The construction of the Skyway Stage 3, which will connect the South Luzon Expressway and the North Luzon Expressway, begins Monday, February 17. Image courtesy of the MMDA

EDSA 29th anniversary road closures, alternate routes

Feb 24, 2015 - 6:50 PM

Find out which roads to avoid and what alternate routes to take for the 29th anniversary of the EDSA revolution on Wednesday February 25

Policemen at the EDSA Shrine, February 22, 2015, during the 2.22.15 Coalition rally. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Longer travel time for Leyte pilgrims due to road repairs

Jan 14, 2015 - 11:50 AM

The rerouting and road repairs will most likely lengthen the travel time of thousands of papal pilgrims entering Palo and Tacloban City

Metro Manila cheat sheet: Routes, rules for Pope Francis visit

Jan 13, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Your guide to the Pope s route schedule and the corresponding road closures during Pope Francis visit to the Philippines

Security officers cling on a special 'Jeepney', a popular and uniquely Filipino mode of mass transport, in which Pope Francis is expected to ride, as it drives on a street in Manila, Philippines, 12 January 2015. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Pope visit: Airport road closures, flight suspension

Dec 22, 2014 - 4:46 PM

The Manila International Airport Authority issues an advisory on road closures and suspension of flight arrivals during Pope Francis visit to the Philippines

Traffic rerouted for MMFF 'Parade of Stars' Dec 23

Dec 22, 2014 - 12:43 PM

UPDATED Starting 1 pm parts of Roxas Boulevard will be closed to traffic

PARADE OF STARS. Floats of participating MMFF films will be on display on Tuesday, December 23. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Kalookan traffic rerouted for Bonifacio Day celebration

Nov 29, 2013 - 4:34 PM

By midnight Saturday roads around the Bonifacio Monument Circle will be closed to traffic The MMDA has identified alternative routes

Things to know for the Black Nazarene

Jan 08, 2012 - 11:40 PM