The construction of a flyover located in Barangay Ungka II in Pavia is speculated to cause massive traffic starting this month, specifically on Monday January 13th. The public is advised to expect a ‘bottleneck traffic’ for an approximated period of 18 months in the said area, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways Region VI.
Two lanes of the six-lane Sen Benigno Aquino Jr Avenue will be closed. There will be an initial 50-meter road enclosure that will commence from Petron Gasoline Station to the intersection of Sen Benigno Aquino Jr Avenue and President Corazon Aquino Avenue, otherwise known as Circumferential Road.
The flyover will start from the Petron Gasoline Station to the Sen Benigno Aquino Jr Avenue intersection and to the road leading to Parc Regency Subdivision. Read more: Traffic bottleneck: Construction of Php 480 M Ungka flyover set to start, Panay News.
Moreover, in a Facebook post shared by Balita Pavianhon, a traffic advisory was released.
“The construction of the flyover project at the intersection of Pres. Corazon C. Aquino Avenue and Sen. Benigno S. Aquino Jr. Avenue at Barangay Ungka II, Pavia will start on Monday, January 13, 2020. For this activity, four lanes will be close of the six lanes national highway at the construction area,” in a Facebook post by Balita Pavianhon.
Alternate routes were also shared as advised by Mayor Laurence Anthony Gorriceta.
1. Private vehicles FROM THE ILOILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND THE CENTRAL TOWNS OF ILOILO who would like to go to JARO, ILOILO CITY DISTRICTS, OR VICE VERSA, are advised to pass via ILOILO-STA. BARBARA ROAD (particularly Rizal St. – Taft St. – Brgy. Agutayan – Brgy. Cabugao Norte – Tigum, Pavia – Pagsanga-an, Pavia – Tacas, Jaro, Iloilo City).
2. Private vehicles FROM THE ILOILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND THE CENTRAL TOWNS OF ILOILO who would like to go to MANDURRIAO OR MOLO DISTRICTS IN ILOILO CITY OR VICE VERSA, are advised to pass via the OTON, SAN JOSE-STA. BARBARA ROAD (particularly Bangga Dama, Sta. Barbara – Bangga San Jose, San Miguel – left turn at Iloilo City ALEOSAN Road towards Jibao-an – Mandurriao, Iloilo City.