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Metro Manila traffic rerouting for ASEAN 2017

TAKING ALTERNATE ROUTES. Traffic rerouting will be implemented in Pasay City and Makati City on April 26 to 29 for the ASEAN Summit 2017. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

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MANILA, Philippines – Traffic rerouting will be implemented in parts of Pasay City and Makati City starting Wednesday, April 26, to Saturday, April 29, for the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings.

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex will be closed to the public to provide security to the ASEAN leaders, diplomats, and guests expected to participate in the regional event. (READ: Palace: April 28 a non-work holiday in Metro Manila)

According to the official Twitter account of the ASEAN 2017 Chairmanship in the Philippines, rerouting will be implemented along Senator W Diokno Boulevard, Jalandoni Street, V Sotto Street, Bukaneg Street, and A dela Rama Street in Pasay City.

There will also be "occasional traffic distruption" along Arnaiz Avenue and Makati Avenue in Makati City.

The following streets will also be closed for the exclusive use of ASEAN Summit delegates:

Pasay City

  • Senator W Diokno Boulevard
  • Jalandoni Street
  • V Sotto Street
  • Bukaneg Street
  • A dela Rama Street

Makati City

  • Arnaiz Avenue
  • Makati Avenue
  • Parkway Drive

With heavy traffic expected, the public is advised to take alternate routes.

LOOK: Traffic advisory for the 30th @ASEAN Summit. Plan your routes ahead. #ASEAN2017 #traffic pic.twitter.com/lIGyIPnqKs

— ASEAN 2017 (@ASEAN2017) April 21, 2017

Malacañang has declared April 28 a non-working holiday in Metro Manila in view of the ASEAN-related activities. On April 27, there will be no work in government offices in Pasay City, Manila, and Makati.

On both days, however, government offices performing vital functions and those involved in the ASEAN events will remain operational. – Rappler.com