DPWH Restricts Quezon Bridge in Quiapo to Light Vehicles

Friday, April 11, 2014

Quezon Bridge in Quiapo, Manila is open only to light vehicles.

Access to Quezon Bridge is limited to light vehicles as recommended by the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region following engineers inspection conducted after fire broke out early yesterday morning (April 10, 2014) in Quiapo, Manila.

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered the checking of Quezon bridge structural integrity after shanties below the bridge were burned.

With further assessment to bridge structure components being done, Quezon Bridge is open only to light vehicles so as not to put on risk the lives of motorists and commuters. Stockpiling of light vehicles at the bridge is also prohibited.

Three (3) bridges namely Ayala, Mac Arthur and Jones all crossing Pasig River are options for affected motorists.

Meanwhile, parts of EDSA in the cities of Pasay, Makati and Quezon City will undergo repair works beginning 10 PM of April 11, 2014 (Friday).

In an advisory from the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region, road relocking activity will be done at the fifth (5th) lane southbound direction of Ayala infront of Urdaneta Village and between Pasay Road and Magallanes, and fourth (4th) lane northbound direction before J.P. Rizal Ramp all in Makati City.

EDSA Pasay City road works will cover the fifth (5th) lane southbound of EDSA between Taft Avenue and Park Avenue simultaneously with the project before the Aurora tunnel fifth (5th lane) southbound in Quezon City.