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Traffic Rerouting Plan for Jaro Opening Salvo Released

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government revealed, via Facebook post, a traffic rerouting plan for the upcoming Opening Salvo of the Jaro Agro-Industrial Fair slated January 18. The parade will commence from Jaro Plaza, in front of the Jaro Cathedral, passing through Lopez Jaena Street towards Commission Civil, and then through Del Carmen Street, E. Lopez Street, and back to Jaro Plaza.

NO ENTRY STREETS

The following are declared NO ENTRY STREET to all types of vehicle during the PARADE.
1. From corner BENEDICTO STREET to COMMISSION CIVIL/ RIZAL STREET.
A. M. Jayme | B. Lincoln | C. Scott | D. Smith
2. From corner Sta. Isabel / Democracia St. going to Lopez Jaena
3. From corner Simon Ledesma / Democracia St. going to Lopez Jaena
4. From corner IBC / Ma. Cristina going to Lopez Jaena
5. From corner N. Villa / Ma. Cristina going to Lopez Jaena
6. From corner Lopez Jaena / Sto. Domingo St. going to Rizal/Jaro Plaza
7. From corner Sto. Domingo / Lopez Jaena going to Arguelles St.
8. From corner Arguelles / Arguelles Extension going to Fajardo St.
9. From corner Fajardo / Cuartero going to Lopez Jaena.
10. From corner Sta. Isabel / Cuartero going to Lopez Jaena
11. From corner Villalobos / B. Aquino going to Cuartero St.
12. From corner Rimas / B. Aquino going to Cuartero St.
13. From corner El 98 / B. Aquino going to Rizal / Jaro Plaza
14. From corner Burgos / Castilla going to Rizal / E. Lopez
15. From corner Jalandoni / M. Roco going to Commission Civil.
16. From corner E. Lopez / Javellana going to Rizal / Jaro Plaza.
17. From corner Commission Civil / Javellana going to Rizal / Jaro Plaza.
18. From corner Magsaysay / Luna going to Iloilo Sports Complex.

ONE WAY STREET

1. JAVELLANA ST. – From corner E. Lopez towards MH Del Pilar Street
2. M. ROCO – From corner Jalandoni towards Magsaysay/ Bantud
3. CUARTERO ST. – From corner Bgy. Dungon A road up to El 98 St.
4. MH DEL PILAR ST. – From corner Javellana St. towards Washington St.
5. MA. CRISTINA ST. – From Simon Ledesma towards Sto. Domingo

TRUCKS NO ENTRY

All trucks coming from the following areas are NOT ALLOWED to enter during the PARADE.
1. TRUCKS coming from LAPAZ PLAZA AREA going to COMM. CIVIL.
2. TRUCKS coming from MCARTHUR DRIVE going to JARO.
3. TRUCKS coming from B. AQUINO AVE. going to JALANDONI.

ROUTE OF VEHICLES

A.) JARO CPU / UNGKA / PAVIA LAPAZ PUJ’s. All JARO CPU / UNGKA / PAVIA LAPAZ PUJ’s coming from the direction of Ungka or those. PUJs coming from Lopez Jaena St. in going to City Proper shall pass via Sambag to B. Aquino Ave. then U-turn in front of Highway 21 Hotel (U-turn slot) and pass service road towards Jalandoni St., turn right to M. Roco, turn left to Magsaysay St., turn right to Luna St. and proceed to their normal route towards their place of destination. While Pavia Lapaz PUJ’s after reaching Luna St. shall pass Huervana St. to their place of destination. In going back, they shall proceed to Javellana / Javellana Extension, turn left to MH Del Pilar St., turn left to M. Jayme, turn right to Benedicto, turn right Washington, turn left Democracia towards Ma. Cristina, turn left Sto. Domingo, turn right Lopez Jaena and proceed to their usual route to their place of origin.

B.) JARO LIKO NFA / TAGBAK / LEGANES LAPAZ PUJs. All JARO LIKO NFA / TAGBAK / LEGANES LAPAZ PUJ’s coming from the direction of McArthur Drive in going to Lapaz and City Proper shall pass Simon Ledesma, turn right to MA. Cristina, turn left to Sto. Domingo towards Arguelles to Cuartero St., turn right to El 98 turn left to B. Aquino Ave., then U-turn in front of Highway 21 Hotel (U-turn slot) and pass service road towards Jalandoni St., turn right to M. Roco, turn left to Magsaysay St., turn right to Luna St. and pass to their normal route to their place of destination. While Leganes Lapaz PUJ’s after reaching Luna St. shall pass Huervana St. to their place of destination. In going back, they shall proceed to Javellana / Javellana Extension, turn left to MH Del Pilar St., turn left to M. Jayme, turn right to Benedicto, turn right to Washington towards McArthur Drive to their point of origin.

C.) LEGANES HIGHWAY / NORTHERN PROVINCIAL PUJs. All LEGANES HIGHWAY / NORTHERN PROVINCIAL PUJ’s coming from the direction of Mc Arthur Drive in going to City Proper, shall pass via Quintin Salas Road turn left to C1 road – Ungka – B. Aquino Ave. and in going back shall pass same route towards Ungka – C1 road – Quintin Salas – McArthur Drive to their place of origin.

D.) ALEOSAN / MANDURRIAO via JARO PUJs All ALEOSAN / MANDURRIAO via JARO PUJ’s coming from the direction of Q. Abeto St., Mandurriao in going to Jaro Big Market shall pass Spur Road, turn right to B. Aquino and U-turn in front of JIGA, proceed to service road towards Bgy. Dungon A road, turn right to Cuartero St, turn right El 98 St. going to Jaro Big Market. In going back, shall pass to their normal route towards their point of origin.

E.) LAPAZ PUJ’s. All LAPAZ PUJ’s coming from Jereos Street / Lapaz Church when facing towards MH Del Pilar Street in going to their place of destination/ origin, shall turn left Gustilo St., turn right Burgos St./ WVCST, turn right Javellana St., turn right Jereos St. to the direction of Gustilo then proceed to Burgos and pass to their normal route to the direction of City Proper.

PRIVATE VEHICLES

All PRIVATE VEHICLES are allowed to enter JARO and LAPAZ AREA except on Street where the PARADE is being held and on street declared NO ENTRY to all types of VEHICLES.

PRIVATE VEHICLES coming from the direction of Mandurriao who wish to proceed to Jaro or Lapaz Area shall pass Jalandoni St., turn right to M. Roco, turn left to Magsaysay, turn left to Luna St., E. Lopez, turn right Javellana St., turn left to MH Del Pilar towards Benedicto to their destination or from Magsaysay shall turn right to Luna towards Huervana to their destination.

PRIVATE VEHICLES coming from the direction of Tabuc Suba / McArthur Drive in going to Mandurriao or Lapaz Area shall pass Simon Ledesma, turn right to Ma. Cristina, turn left to Sto. Domingo towards Arguelles St./ Arguelles Extension turn left to Cuartero St. turn right to Villalobos St. towards B. Aquino to the direction of Mandurriao or proceed to Jalandoni/ Roco St. going to Luna, Lapaz.

NO ENTRY TO PUJ’s

The following streets are declared NO ENTRY to Public Utility Jeepney (PUJ) during the PARADE.

JARO & LAPAZ AREA

A.) LOPEZ JAENA – At cor. Bgy. Sambag /COMPAC going to Lopez Jaena
B.) ARGUELLES EXT. – From cor. Cuartero going to Arguelles St.
C.) JALANDONI ST. – At cor. B Aquino (for Leganes Highway /Northern Prov’l PUJ’s)
D.) MCARTHUR DRIVE – At cor. Quintin Salas (for Leganes Highway /Northern Prov’l PUJ’s)
E.) JEREOS ST. – From cor. Gustilo going to Javellana.

CLOSURE OF TRAFFIC – 1:00 IN THE AFTERNOON

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