Makati to implement road closures, traffic rerouting for Undas 2019

In observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, the Makati Public Safety Department will be implementing road closures and traffic rerouting starting on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 12:01 am up to 12 midnight of Nov. 2, Saturday.

The motorists and the public are advised that the roads will be closed to traffic: South Avenue (from Metropolitan Avenue to J.P. Rizal Street); Kalayaan Avenue (from Zapote Street to N. Garcia Street); and along Vito Cruz Avenue Extension (P. Ocampo Avenue) (from Zapote Street to South Avenue).

A two-way traffic will be implemented along J.P. Rizal Avenue (from Makati Avenue to Pasong Tirad St. and vice versa) and along Zapote Avenue (from J.P. Rizal Avenue to Metropolitan Avenue and vice versa).

Meanwhile, a one-way traffic will be implemented along Metropolitan Avenue, from South Avenue to Jupiter Street.

Heavy traffic is expected, according to the city government, and a stop-and-go traffic will be observed.

Motorists are also advised to take note of the traffic re-routing scheme within the city.   

For vehicles travelling along J.P. Rizal Avenue, coming from Delpan Street – Eastbound
(heading towards Barangay Poblacion or Guadalupe Area), travel straight to temporary two-way J.P. Rizal Avenue to destination.

For vehicles plying along J.P. Rizal Avenue, coming from Makati Avenue Area – Westbound (heading towards Delpan Street or Manila City), travel straight to temporary two-way J.P. Rizal Avenue to destination.

Vehicles along Ayala Avenue Extension, coming from Central Business District Area – Northbound and Westbound (heading towards The Circuit, Delpan Street, Sta. Ana – Manila Area), from Ayala Avenue, Extension, turn left to Metropolitan Avenue, then, turn right to Zapote Street (temporary two-way). Afterwards, turn left to J.P. Rizal Avenue (temporary two-way), then, turn right to A.P. Reyes Avenue to destination.

Also, for vehicles along Ayala Avenue Extension, coming from Central Business District Area – Eastbound (heading towards N. Garcia, Bel-Air Villages, Makati Avenue, and Makati City Hall), from Ayala Avenue Extension, turn left to Metropolitan Avenue, then, turn right to Zapote Street (temporary two-way). Afterwards, turn right to J.P. Rizal Avenue (temporary two-way) and head straight to Makati City Hall or Makati-Mandaluyong Bridge. Motorists can also turn right to N. Garcia Street, then turn left to Kalayaan or Jupiter Street to destination.

Meanwhile, for vehicles along J.P. Rizal Avenue, coming from Delpan and Sta. Ana Area – Southbound (heading towards Makati Central Business District Area or Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue Area via usual Zapote Street), from J.P. Rizal Street (temporary two-way), turn right to Zapote Street (temporary two-way), then, turn left to Kamagong Street to destination.

Traffic enforcers, police, and medical personnel will be deployed for assistance. 

Designated parking spaces are available at South Cemetery, Makati City Cemetery and Makati Catholic Cemetery.

The city government advised that normal traffic flow is expected to resume at 12:01 a.m. of Sunday, November 3, 2019. (PIA-NCR/My Makati)

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