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EDSA, C-5 portions to close over weekend

The Department of Public Works and Highways will close portions of Metro Manila’s main thoroughfare to give way to repair works beginning at 11 p.m. today.

In an advisory, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the second lane of EDSA southbound fronting Guzent Construction Sales and Rental will be closed to motorists, while the truck lane along Katipunan Avenue beginning after Aurora Flyover to P. Tuzaon Boulevard will also undergo repairs.

The outer lane of EDSA Magallanes-Baclaran bus stop to Magallanes-Alabang bus stop will temporarily be closed as well as the outermost lane before Aurora Boulevard and innermost lane on Arayat.

The eastbound lane of General Luis St. near Banahaw Street will also be closed to traffic.

The first lane of the westbound lane along Quirino Highway’s Kingfisher Street to Primerose will remain closed until Monday morning.

Meanwhile, the innermost lane of C-5 Road’s northbound lane fronting SM Aura and Market! Market! as well as España Boulevard’s Don Quijote to Ma. Crista Street will not be accessible over the weekend.

Lastly, the first two lanes of EDSA’s General Roxas Avenue up to end of Aurora Boulevard will be closed for repair.

The MMDA has advised motorists to avoid the affected areas and use alternate routes to avoid traffic buildup. The affected roads will be reopened at 5 a.m. this Monday, June 24.

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