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Traffic Rerouting Plan for Opening Salvo

Just recently, the Iloilo City Government released a traffic rerouting plan for the upcoming Opening Salvo slated January 10. The plan, approved by Public Safety and Transportation Management Office Head Jeck Conlu, is as follows:

1. Announcement. In connection to the upcoming celebration of Dinagyang 2020 published hereunder is the traffic rerouting scheme and advisory to be observed by all motorists specifically on streets declared no entry and one-way in going in and out of their place of destination during the Opening Salvo on January 10, 2020 at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon onwards.

2. Route of Parade. From the New Freedom Grandstand / Muelle Loney, turn left to Aduana St. (M. Peralta), turn right to JM Basa St. towards F. Caram Avenue, turn left to Solis St., turn left to Valeria St., turn left to De leon St., turn right to Iznart St., turn left to Rizal/ Ma. Clara St, turn left to Mapa St., turn right to JM Basa St., turn left to Dela Rama St. to their final dispersal area.

3. Road Closed. The following streets are hereby declared no entry during the opening salvo.

A.) GENERAL LUNA STREET – from corner BONIFACIO DRIVE until corner MUELLE LONEY ST.
B.) DELGADO STREET – from corner QUEZON ST. until corner F. CARAM ST.
C.) LEDESMA STREET – from corner QUEZON ST. until corner IZNART ST.
D.) J. DELEON STREET – from QUEZON ST. until corner IZNART ST.
E.) ALDEGUER STREET – from corner IZNART ST. until corner MUELLE LONEY ST.
F.) MAPA STREET – from corner GEN. BLANCO until corner JM BASA ST.
G.) GUANCO STREET – from corner MUELLE LONEY until corner RIZAL ST.
H.) ORTIZ STREET – from corner RIZAL ST. until corner JM BASA ST.
I.) IZNART STREET – from corner RIZAL ST. until corner PLAZOLETAGAY.
J.) JM BASA STREET – Whole stretch
K.) FERMIN CARAM ST. – Whole stretch
L.) VALERIA STREET – from corner RIZAL ST. until corner GEN. LUNA ST.
M.) QUEZON STREET – no left turn in going to GEN. LUNA ST.(proceed to Bonifacio Drive)
N.) MONTINOLA STREET – from corner MUELLE LONEY until corner F. CARAM ST.
O.) SOLIS STREET – from corner MUELLE LONEY until corner VALERIA ST.
P.) YULO STREET – from corner MUELLE LONEY until corner F. CARAM ST.
Q.) ARROYO STREET – from corner MUELLE LONEY until corner JM BASA ST.
R.) ARSENAL STREET – from corner MUELLE LONEY until corner JM BASA ST.
S.) ADUANA (PERALTA) – from corner MUELLE LONEY to JM BASA ST.
T.) HUERVAS STREET – Whole stretch
U.) DELA RAMA STREET – from corner MELLEZA until corner JM BASA ST.
V.) MUELLE LONEY STREET – from corner MELLEZA until corner QUIRINO BRIDGE
W.) MUELLE LONEY BRIDGE – from Lapuz in going to Muelle Loney
X.) RIZAL STREET – from corner Ortiz St until corner Iznart/ Ma. Clara

ONE WAY STREET
1. MUELLE LONEY ST. – from RIZAL LAPAZ / DRILON BRIDGE towards QUIRINO BRIDGE
2. RIZAL LAPUZ – from Rizal Statue towards BRGY. RIZAL LAPAZ (Covered Court)

NO ENTRY TO PUJ
1. LEDESMA STREET – from corner MABINI ST. until Plazoletagay
2. LUNA ST. – from corner HUERVANA to FORBES BRIDGE/ BONIFACIO DRIVE
3. QUEZON ST. – from corner DELGADO towards RIZAL ST.
4. GEN. LUNA ST. – from corner QUEZON ST. towards Arroyo Fountain/Fermin Caram St.

4. Public Utility Jeepneys Rerouting

A.) VILLA / BALUARTE DERECHO / SM CITY PROPER PUJ. All VILLA / BALUARTE / SM CITY PROPER PUJs coming from the direction of MH DEL PILAR and B. AQUINO AVENUE (DIVERSION ROAD) shall pass through GENERAL LUNA STREET, turn right to QUEZON ST. turn right to DELGADO ST. towards JALANDONI ST. and proceed to their normal route back to their place of origin.

B.) BALUARTE / CALUMPANG PUJs. All BALUARTE / CALUMPANG PUJs coming from the direction of LOPEZ JAENA (BALUARTE) in going to CITY PROPER shall pass through LEDESMA ST., turn right to MABINI ST. where they can load/unload their passengers. In going back, shall turn right to J. DE LEON ST., turn right to FUENTES ST., turn left to LEDESMA towards TANZA and proceed to their respective place of origin.

C.) TIMAWA / COMPANIA PUJs
ALL TIMAWA PUJs coming from the direction of TIMAWA AVENUE in going to CITY PROPER shall pass through DELGADO turn right to JALANDONI, turn left to LEDESMA ST. turn right to MABINI ST. where they can load/unload their passengers. In going back, shall turn right to J. DE LEON ST., turn right to FUENTES ST., turn left to LEDESMA passing their normal route towards their place of origin.

D.) UNGKA ITGSI DIVERSION PUJs ALL UNGKA ITGSI DIVERSION PUJs coming from the direction of B. AQUINO AVENUE in going to CITY PROPER shall pass TANZA/INFANTE AVENUE, turn left LOPEZ JAENA ST. right to RIZAL-LEDESMA ST. turn left to MABINI STREET where they can LOAD / UNLOAD their passengers. In going back shall turn left to DELGADO ST. turn right to JALANDONI ST., turn left to GENERAL LUNA STREET to their respective place of origin.

E.) JARO CPU / JARO LIKO PUJs All JARO CPU / JARO LIKO PUJs coming from the direction of JARO shall pass E. LOPEZ ST. towards LUNA LAPAZ turn to HUERVANA STREET turn left to RIZAL ST. fronting LAPAZ MARKET where they can LOAD / UNLOAD their passenger. And in going back shall pass LUNA STREET passing their normal route and to their place of origin.

F.) LAPAZ PUJs All LAPAZ PUJs coming from HUERVANA STREET shall turn left at RIZAL STREET, LAPAZ turn right to DRILON BRIDGE to MUELLE LONEY up to the back of PROVINCIAL CAPITOL where they can load and unload their passengers. And in going back shall turn left to QUIRINO BRIDGE turn left to RIZAL STREET, LAPUZ up to RIZAL STREET, LAPAZ and turn right HUERVANA passing their normal route towards their place of origin.

G.) BO. OBRERO / LAPUZ PUJs All BO. OBRERO and LAPUZ PUJs coming from JALANDONI LAPUZ shall turn right to RIZAL LAPUZ up to RIZAL LAPAZ, turn left to DRILON BRIDGE to MUELLE LONEY and proceed at the back of PROVINCIAL CAPITOL where they can LOAD / UNLOAD their passengers. And in going back shall turn left to QUIRINO BRIDGE, turn right to RIZAL, LAPUZ and pass their normal route towards their place of origin.

H.) PAROLA PUJs All PAROLA PUJs coming from the direction of ZAMORA shall pass RIZAL STREET turn left to ORTIZ ST. turn right GENERAL BLANCO turn left to RIZAL ST. turn right to QUEZON ST. turn left to J. DE LEON turn left to FUENTES ST. turn left to RIZAL and in going back shall turn left MABINI ST turn right to J. DE LEON turn right to QUEZON turn left to RIZAL turn right to GENERAL BLANCO turn left to ORTIZ turn right to RIZAL and turn left to ZAMORA to their place of origin.

5.) All Private Vehicles are allowed to enter in the vicinity of CITY PROPER AREA except on street where the PARADE is being held and on street declared NO ENTRY to all types of VEHICLES.

1. All PRIVATE VEHICLES may pass the following ALTERNATE ROUTE coming from CITY PROPER in going to JARO / LAPAZ / LAPUZ AREA (VICE VERSA):

A.) FROM JALANDONI ST. – GEN. LUNA ST- JALANDONI BRIDGE – HECHANOVA ST. – LUNA – HUERVANA ST

B.) FROM MUELLE LONEY / PPA – ZAMORA – RIZAL – GEN. BLANCO – RIZAL/ QUEZON – GEN. LUNA – BONIFACIO DRIVE – HUERVANA/ RIZAL.

2. All private vehicles coming from JARO who wish to proceed to ARRASTRE (PPA) shall pass LUNA STREET, LAPAZ, turn right to HECHANOVA/ NABITASAN towards JALANDONI – RIZAL STREET turn right to GENERAL BLANCO turn left to ORTIZ turn right to RIZAL turn right to GENERAL HUGHES towards PPA

3. All private vehicles coming from BALUARTE and CALUMPANG who wish to proceed to ARRASTRE shall pass through JALANDONI to RIZAL STREET turn right to GENERAL BLANCO turn left to ORTIZ turn right to RIZAL turn right to GENERAL HUGHES towards ARRASTRE (PPA Pier).

6.) Trucks/Trailers No Entry

All TRUCKS AND TRAILERS coming from the following areas are not allowed to enter.

1. TRUCKS coming from JALANDONI LAPUZ / BO. OBRERO in going to MUELLE LONEY.
2. TRUCKS coming from FORT SAN PEDRO / PPA in going to QUIRINO and MUELLE LONEY BRIDGE.
3. TRUCKS coming from CITY PROPER AREA heading towards the direction of LAPAZ / LAPUZ.
4. TRUCKS coming from B. AQUINO AVE./ LOPEZ JAENA in going to RIZAL ST.(City Proper) and vice versa.

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