APEC lockdown protocol still in effect in Metro Manila

APEC lockdown protocol still in effect in major Metro Mannila roadways


Despite the departure of some leaders in the just concluded Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) Leaders’ Summit, the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) announced that its lockdown protocol is still in effect until late Friday afternoon.

This was disclosed by PNP-HPG head Chief Superintendent Arnold Gunnacao.

Roads still close to traffic include Roxas Boulevard from Manila Hotel, P. Burgos Street leading to the NAIA Road.

The above-mentioned roadways were closed as early Thursday and will be opened to traffic around 4 p.m. Friday.

While NAIA Road leading to Terminal 1 will be closed 9 a.m until 12:15 noon to facilitate the departure of APEC delegations.

It will be opened briefly and will be closed again from 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m..

Also closed to traffic starting 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. are EDSA to Ayala Boulevard to Arnaiz Avenue to Magallanes Complex.

While Magallanes to Skyway/SLEX to Terminal 3 southbound-East Service Road PNR SLEX Exit to Magallanes northbound-SLEX/Skyway Ramp southbound exit to Terminal 3 are closed to traffic starting 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.. (PNA)


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