By Anna Liza Villas-Alavaren
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) bared its traffic rerouting plan for motorists along the peripheral roads of the Batasang Pambansa complex in Quezon City where the second State of the Nation Address (SONA) of President Duterte on will be held on Monday, July 24.
MMDA chairman Danilo Lim advises motorists and drivers of public utility vehicles to avoid the vicinity of the Batasang Pambansa and take the following routes:
From Commonwealth Avenue (west bound), turn right at Fairlane, right at Dalia, then left at Chestnut then straight to Sauyo Road to Mindanao Avenue to destination (vice versa).
Those coming from SM Fairview/ Robinsons may take Quirino Highway, straight to Mindanao Avenue to destination.
From Fairview/Mindanao Avenue, turn right at Jordan Plains, straight to Quirino Highway to Mindanao Avenue to destination.
MMDA chairman Danilo Lim said around 2,000 traffic enforcers will be deployed to manage the crowd and vehicular flow in the vicinity of the Batasang Pambansa Complex in Quezon City.
Teams of traffic, anti-riot, rescue and even sidewalk-clearing operations personnel will manage both vehicular traffic and protesters that may stage their rally during the event.