The City of Manila, together with the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), has closed several roads in the city as part of the security measures towards the inauguration of the country’s 17th President, Ferdinand “Bong Bong” Marcos, Jr. which will happen on June 30, 2022, at the National Museum.
The National Museum – which was formerly the country’s Legislative Building, is situated along Padre Burgos Ave., a few blocks away from Luneta.
Roads closed as early as Sunday, June 26
According to the Manila Public Information Office, some roads were closed as early as 11:00 PM, Sunday, June 26. These are Padre Burgos Ave., Maria Orosa St., General Luna St., Finance Road; parts of Muralla and TM Kalaw.
Then on June 30, 2022, from 4:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Ayala Boulevard, Victoria St., and a portion of Taft Ave. will be closed to all traffic.
Additionally, authorities will close the following roads near Malacanang and PICC on June 29 as part of the inauguration ceremonies: Mendiola St., portions of Legarda, San Rafael and Figueras streets; as well as Jalandoni Street near PICC in Pasay City.
The public is advised to take alternative routes, or just move your trip to an earlier or at a later date as these road closures could also affect the traffic situation in cities near Manila.