DPWH-NCR to close portion of Bonifacio Drive in Manila for drainage pipe installation

MANILA-- Three southbound lanes of Bonifacio Drive in Manila will be closed to traffic due to road works starting on Saturday, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said.

In a statement, DPWH� National Capital Region (NCR) Regional Director Melvin Navarro said the three lanes from center island of Bonifacio Drive corner P. Burgos Street southbound would be closed to traffic from 1 p.m. of May 6, 2017.

He noted that the DPWH would be installing new drainage, two rows of 60-inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe culvert pipes with road reblocking.

The DPWH official added that they would be working 24/7 and expect that the road lanes would be passable by 4 a.m. of May 10, 2017.

Affected motorists are advised to take alternate route due to expected build-up of vehicular traffic near the construction area.

Source: Philippines News Agency