DPWH to conduct road repairs in three cities this weekend

MANILA -- Thirteen major roads in three cities in Metro Manila will undergo repair works this weekend starting 11 p.m. Friday, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways � National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR).

DPWH-NCR Director Melvin Navarro said the concrete re-blocking and repair would be done on 10 roads in Quezon City, two in Pasig City, and one in Caloocan City.

The road repairs in Quezon City include the second lane, northbound direction of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) before North Avenue; second lane, southbound direction of A. Bonifacio Avenue between Mauban Street and Dome Street; truck lane of E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue before Green Meadows; truck lane of E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue after Boni Serrano Flyover; second lane, northbound direction of Mindanao Avenue before Sauyo Road;

Fourth lane of C.P. Garcia Avenue from Ginhawa Street to Katipunan Avenue; northbound direction of V. Luna Road between East Avenue and Kalayaan Avenue; third lane, northbound direction of Congressional Avenue Extension between Visayas Avenue and Tandang Sora; second lane of Quirino Highway between Regalado Avenue North to La Mesa Dam; and, first lane, westbound direction of Luzon Avenue between Commonwealth Avenue and Congressional Avenue.

In Pasig City, concrete re-blocking will start on southbound direction of C-5 Road near Julia Vargas and along Manila East Road in front of SM East Ortigas.

Road works on the northbound section of MacArthur Highway near Monumento Circle in Caloocan City will also be conducted.

With this, Navarro advised motorists and the travelling public to take alternate routes due to expected traffic build-up near the affected road sections.

The roads will re-open at 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 28.

Source: Philippine News Agency