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'Yan ang diktador! Duterte closes roads to accommodate critics protesting against him

Some Manila roads closed for martial law anniversary
By Aerol John Pateña
MANILA -- Some roads in Manila will be closed on September 21 and 23 to give way to various activities in commemoration of the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said Thursday.

In its traffic advisory released to the media, the MMDA said the following roads will be closed starting 6 a.m. on Friday for the Talakayan sa Mapayapang Paggunita ng Martial Law event that will be held at Rizal Park:

-- North and southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard from Katigbak to Pres. Quirino Avenue

-- Eastbound lane of T.M. Kalaw from Ma. Orosa to Taft Avenue

-- East and westbound lane of T.M. Kalaw from M.H. del Pilar to Roxas Boulevard.

Motorists are advised to take the following alternate routes:

Vehicles coming from the northern part of Manila traversing the southbound stretch of Roxas Boulevard coming from Del Pan Bridge-Pier Zone must turn left to point of destination.

Vehicles utilizing the westbound lane of T.M. Kalaw going to Roxas Boulevard shall turn left to M.H. del Pilar to point of destination.

Vehicles coming from Mabini Street utilizing eastbound lane of T.M. Kalaw going to Taft Ave. shall turn left to Ma. Orosa to point of destination.

Vehicles coming from the southern part of Manila utilizing the northbound lane of Roxas Boulevard shall turn right to President Quirino Ave. to point of destination.

Meanwhile, the following roads will be closed at 4 p.m., Sunday, for the Alay Lakad Para sa Kabataan 2018 event:

-- North and southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard from Anda Circle to P. Ocampo

-- P. Burgos from Roxas Blvd. to Lagusnilad east and westbound

-- T.M. Kalaw from Roxas Blvd. to M.H. del Pilar westbound

-- Finance Road from P. Burgos to Taft Avenue both lanes

-- Stretch of Ma. Orosa from P. Burgos to TM Kalaw north and southbound lane

-- Westbound lane of Ayala Blvd. from Romualdez to Taft Ave.

Motorists may take any of the following routes:

Vehicles coming from Romualdez traversing the stretch of Ayala Boulevard should go straight to N. A. Lopez, left to San Marino to point of destination.

Vehicles coming from the southern part of Manila intending to use the stretch of Roxas Boulevard northbound lane shall turn right to P. Ocampo, left to Taft Avenue

All public utility vehicles traveling along A. Mabini shall turn right to P. Gil or may either go straight and turn right to T.M. Kalaw, left to Taft Avenue to point of destination.

All vehicles coming from the northern part of Manila intending to use the stretch of Roxas Blvd. southbound lane coming from Delpan Bridge-Pier Zone shall take A. Soriano, go straight to Magallanes Drive, right to P. Burgos, straight to Lagusnilad (Taft Avenue) to point of destination.

All vehicles coming from Binondo (Jones Bridge) going to Intramuros area shall turn right to Magallanes Drive while vehicles coming from Sta. Cruz (McArthur Bridge) and Quiapo (Quezon Bridge) intending to proceed to Intramuros area shall turn right to Victoria Street to point of destination.

Cargo trucks traveling along Osmeña Highway are advised to turn right to President Quirino Avenue, straight ahead to Nagtahan, A.H. Lacson, Yuseco Street crossing Jose Abad Santos straight Raxabago, Capulong to point of destinations.

Cargo trucks going southbound coming from the Pier area shall take R-10 northbound, then turn right to Capulong straight to Yuseco Street to A.H. Lacson Avenue to point of destination. (PNA)

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