DPWH to repair EDSA, C5 and other Metro Manila Roads this weekend

Friday, August 16, 2019

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road reblocking on various national roads in Metro Manila from 11 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 until 5 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2019.

With given clearance from Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), DPWH – National Capital Region (DPWH – NCR) Director Ador G. Canlas said that repair works will be undertaken at Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) southbound direction fronting Sojen and Chevrolet, 5th lane from sidewalk; outer lane from Magallanes-Baclaran Bus Stop going to Magallanes-Alabang Bus Stop; and from Eugenio Lopez Drive to Scout Borromeo (desilting and construction of manhole). EDSA Northbound road work will cover 1st lane from sidewalk from before New York Street.

Repair activities will also be carried out at the northbound direction of Circumferential Road 5 (C5), from C.P. Garcia approach to Kalayaan Avenue Extension.

Other roads to undergo road repair and rehabilitation works include southbound direction of Katipunan Avenue from Boni Serrano Tunnel approach, truck lane; eastbound direction of Quirino Highway from Theresa Heights and before Belfast, inner lane; eastbound direction of Elliptical Road from before Commonwealth Avenue, 7th lane from sidewalk, outer lane; and westbound direction of General Luis Street, from Oriental Tin.

Motorists are advised to use possible alternate routes due to traffic slowdown in the affected areas, while construction is on-going.