THE Manila Police District (MPD) released a list of roads that would be closed and a re-routing plan for motorists this weekend when the Iglesia ni Cristo holds its “Lingap Laban sa Kahirapan” (Lingap) anti-poverty campaign at the Quirino Grandstand.
The roads that will be closed starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday will be the stretch of Katigbak Drive, South Drive and Independence Road, according to the MPD through its Traffic Enforcement Unit.
Roads that will be closed starting at 12 midnight on Sunday are:
* Stretch of Road 10 from Moriones to Delpan Bridge;
* Stretch of Bonifacio Drive from Delpan Bridge to Katigbak Drive;
* Stretch of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak Drive to P. Ocampo;
* East and Westbound lane of P. Burgos from Lagusnilad to Roxas Boulevard;
* Finance Road from Taft Avenue to P. Burgos;
* Westbound lane of TM Kalaw from M. H. Del Pilar to Roxas Boulevard;
* Westbound lane of President Quirino from M. H. del Pilar to Roxas Boulevard.
Under the MPD re-routing plan:
* All vehicles using the southbound lane of Road 10 going to Bonifacio Drive shall turn left to Moriones St. to point of destination;
* Vehicles coming from Pasay area intending to use the northbound lane of Roxas Boulevard shall turn right to P. Ocampo St. or use the Roxas Boulevard service road;
* All vehicles coming from the Quezon, McArthur and Jones bridges intending to use the Southbound Lane of Roxas Boulevard shall go straight to Taft Avenue;
* All vehicles coming from Ayala Bridge shall turn left/right to Taft Avenue;
* All vehicles using the westbound lane of President Quirino shall turn left to Mabini St. to point of destination.
Heavy vehicles and cargo trucks shall take President Osmeña to President Quirino going to Nagtahan via A.H. Lacson to Yuseco to Capulong to Road 10.
The MPD said that the closing and opening of affected roads would be based on actual traffic conditions during the event.
The Lingap project of the INC is expected to be attended by about 200,000 people from different parts of the country. KIM MALAIT, ALEC NALDO, MIA MACATIAG
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