A traffic rerouting scheme will be implemented in Makati City starting Monday evening for the celebration of the city’s 344th foundation day.
A grand parade dubbed “Cultural Presentation of the Makateños” will be held at Ayala Avenue on Tuesday at 3 p.m. as part of a series of events organized to mark the city’s founding anniversary on June 1.
To make way for the construction of a stage fronting Tower One and Exchange Plaza, the westbound direction of Ayala Avenue from Makati Avenue to Paseo de Roxas will be closed to traffic on Monday starting at 10 p.m. Only properly identified vehicles going to Tower One and Makati Stock Exchange buildings will be allowed entry through Ayala or Makati Avenues.
Westbound vehicles along Ayala Avenue from EDSA going toward Gil Puyat Avenue shall turn right at Makati Avenue, left at Paseo de Roxas and right at Ayala Avenue. Light vehicles may turn left at Makati Avenue, right at Dela Rosa Street, right at Paseo de Roxas and left at Ayala Avenue.
On Tuesday, starting at 2p.m., the following roads will be closed to traffic: eastbound direction of Ayala Avenue, from Gil Puyat Avenue to Makati Avenue; both directions of Paseo de Roxas, from Ayala Avenue to Dela Rosa Street; and northbound direction of Paseo de Roxas from Ayala Avenue to Sedeno Street.
Westbound vehicles along Ayala Avenue from EDSA going toward Gil Puyat Avenue shall turn right at Makati Avenue, left at Paseo de Roxas and right at Ayala Avenue. Light vehicles may turn left at Makati Avenue, right at Dela Rosa Street, and left at V.A. Rufino Street or Salcedo Street to destination.
Eastbound vehicles along Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue going toward EDSA shall turn right at Makati Avenue and left at Ayala Avenue. Light vehicles may take H.V. dela Costa-Salcedo Streets and V.A. Rufino Street going toward the area of Legaspi Village and Greenbelt.
Over 2,000 people are expected to join the grand parade.