The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced the full closure of the EDSA Timog Flyover-Southbound lane starting June 25 to give way to its one-month repair.
“We are advising the public to plan their trips and take alternate routes as the DPWH repairs the flyover,” said MMDA Chairman Romando Artes during an inspection at the flyover with DPWH-Quezon City Second District Engr. Eduardo Santos.
The repairs, spanning 30 meters, include the reconstruction of the damaged bridge diaphragm and the construction of a new bridge deck slab for the flyover.
“Total closure of the bridge has to be implemented considering that the construction works have to be done without any vibration movement.”
“Total closure of the bridge has to be implemented considering that the construction works have to be done without any vibration movement. Repairs will be done manually without heavy equipment,” Artes said.
The full closure of the flyover will take effect starting at 6 a.m. on June 25 (Saturday).
EDSA Carousel buses and private vehicles may use the service road and alternate routes.
“We are intensifying the clearing operations on Mabuhay lanes to ensure that alternate routes are passable and obstruction-free.”
Ahead of the closure, the traffic chief said they are intensifying the clearing operations on Mabuhay lanes to ensure that alternate routes are passable and obstruction-free.
Around 140,000 vehicles passing through the flyover daily will be affected by the closure.
Vehicles coming from EDSA southbound: Turn right at Scout Borromeo St., straight towards Scout Ybardolaza and J.D. Jimenez St., turn left at E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue, turn left at New York Avenue or take Aurora Boulevard to EDSA going to the destination.
Vehicles coming from EDSA: Turn right at West Avenue, right at Quezon Avenue, U-turn near Magbanua, right at Timog, right at T. Morato, right at E. Rodriguez, left at Gilmore, straight to Granada, right to Santolan Road or right at N. Domingo, left at Pinaglabanan, right at P. Guevarra, left at L. Mencias, right at Shaw Boulevard, left at Acacia lane, right at F. Ortigas, left at P. Cruz, left at F. Blumentritt, left at Coronado, take Mandaluyong-Makati Bridge to destination.
Vehicles coming from EDSA: Turn right at Scout Borromeo, left at Scout Ybardolaza/ Scout Torillo / Scout T. Morato / Scout Tuazon or Scout Tobias, right at E. Rodriguez, or follow the Mabuhay lane route 1 to destination.