MMDA suspends truck ban in parts of Metro Manila

Posted at 05/13/2014 10:06 AM | Updated as of 05/13/2014 10:07 AM

MANILA – The Metropolitan Manila Development (MMDA) said it is suspending the implementation of truck ban in certain major roads in Metro Manila.

The MMDA said the implementation of the 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. truck ban will be suspended in the following alternate routes from May 13 to 20:

South truck route

From Port Area to SLEX: Bonifacio Drive, left P. Burgos, Finance Road, Ayala Boulevard, right San Marcelino, right Plaza Dilao, right Pres. Quirino Extension, left Osmena Highway.

From SLEX to Port Area: SLEX right to Pres. Quirino, left to Plaza Dilao, left to United Nations, right Romualdez Street, left Ayala Boulevard-P. Burgos, right Bonifacio Drive to destination

North truck route

From Port Area to NLEX: From Bonifacio Drive, turn right to C-3, turn left to A. Bonifacion to NLEX/destination

From NLEX to Port Area: Balintawak to A. Bonifacio, turn right to C-3, left to R-10 to destination.

Roxas Boulevard truck route

From Port Area to CAVITEX (Southbound only): From Pier take R-10 straight ahead Roxas Boulevard to CAVITEX

From CAVITEX to Port Area: From CAVITEX take Roxas Boulevard, turn right to EDSA, U-turn under Magallanes Interchange, take SLEX, right to Pres. Quirino, left to Plaza Dilao. left to United Nations, right Romualdez Street, left Ayala Boulevard-P. Burgos, right Bonifacio Drive to destination

The MMDA said the suspension of the truck ban is in view of the World Economic Forum on East Asia, which the Philippines will host from May 21 to 23.

The MMDA said the truck ban suspension shall not be applicable to Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), Katipunan Avenue, C-5, Commonwealth Avenue, and other routes not mentioned on the list.

The 24-hour alternate truck routes will be lifted at noon of May 20.