Metro Manila City to Begin Road Closures Tomorrow for 2017 ASEAN Summit
The 2017 ASEAN Summit is about to commence next week in the Philippines, which aims to strengthen the relationship of 10 South East Asian countries.
From November 10 to 14, the summit will be attended by state leaders, which amplifies the security risk that led to a lot of major road closures. According to Top Gear Philippines, the Department of Interior and Local Government or DILG advised motorists to avoid a number of roads during the summit, to avoid the hassle on all parties.
Note that despite the 2017 ASEAN Summit commencing on the 10th, roads will be closed as early as November 8th, which includes a number of major roads. like Roxas Boulevard and Padre Burgos Avenue to Buendia Avenue.
See the full list of roads closed, along with its corresponding date below:
*November 8 (12am onward) – partial lockdown of CCP Complex, Pasay City
*November 11 (10pm onward) – complete lockdown of SMX-MAAX Block, Pasay City
*November 12 (12am onward) – complete lockdown of CCP Complex, Pasay City
*November 13 (12am onward) – total lockdown of Roxas Boulevard starting from
Padre Burgos Avenue to Buendia Avenue, Manila
*November 13 (12am onward) – partial lifting of lockdown at SMX-MAAX Block, Pasay City
*November 13 (12pm onward) – lifting of lockdown for Roxas Boulevard (Padre Burgos Avenue to Buendia Avenue, Manila)
*November 14 – continuous lockdown of CCP Complex, Pasay City
*November 15 (12pm onward) – partial lifting of lockdown for CCP Complex, Pasay City
So motorists, be advised. Make sure to fill up those gas tanks, some water and a lot of patience.
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