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CLOSED ROADS, ALTERNATE ROUTES FOR TRASLACION 2020

8 Jan, 2020 by Jill Viray

Dear Valued Customers,

In line with the celebration of the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene (Traslacion 2020) on January 9, 2020, the Metro Manila Development Authority and Manila District Traffic Enforcement unit has released a traffic advisory regarding the road closures and rerouting along several roads in Manila that will be affected by the procession.

Road closures and traffic rerouting will start on the evening of Wednesday, January 8 and will be implemented until Thursday, January 9.

Here are the roads closed and alternate routes for motorists traveling in Manila on the said dates:

January 8, 2020, Wednesday

From 9 p.m.

• Southbound lane of Bonifacio Drive from Anda Circle to Katigbak Drive

• Roxas Blvd. north and southbound lane from Katigbak to U.N Ave.

• Stretch of P. Burgos from Roxas Blvd. to Jones, McArthur and Quezon Bridge

• North and South bound lane of Ma. Orosa from TM Kalaw to P. Burgos

January 9, 2020, Thursday

From 12:01 a.m.

• Taft Ave/Ayala to 3 Bridges (Jones, McArthur & Quezon)

• North and southbound lane of Taft Ave. from TM Kalaw to Ayala Blvd.

• Stretch of San Marcelino from N. A Lopez St. to U.N. Ave.

• Romualdez from U.N Ave. to N.A. Lopez St.

• Stretch of P. Casal from C. Palanca to San Rafael

• Palanca St. from Plaza Lacson to Quiapo Ilalim

• Southbound Lane of Quezon Blvd from Fugoso St to Quezon Bridge

• Westbound Lane España Blvd from P Campa to Lerma St.


The procession will start at the Quirino grandstand, then finish at Quiapo Church. This year’s route will take devotees to Katigbak Road through Padre Burgos and then on to Finance Road. From Finance Road, the procession will go through Carlos Palanca Street,  Quezon Boulevard, Arlegui St., Fraternal St., Vergara St., Duque de Alba St., Castillejos St., Farnecio St., Arlegui St., Nepomuceno St., Concepcion Aguila St., Carcer St., Hidalgo through Plaza del Carmen, Bilibid Viejo through Gil Puyat, JP De Guzman St., Hidalgo St., Quezon Boulevard, Palanca St. through under Quezon Bridge, Villalobos through Plaza Miranda and, lastly, in Quiapo Church.

Data Sources: https://www.facebook.com/MMDAPH, https://www.philstar.com/, https://www.autoindustriya.com/

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