Traffic Rerouting scheme to be implemented on March 15 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 13:53

by Alinazar Hail- Lahid/



The new traffic rerouting scheme affecting several major thoroughfares in the city is scheduled to be implemented on March 15 this year.

This was confirmed by Zamboanga City Police Traffic Division Chief Inspector Albert Acorin who is working with the city government to study the proposed rerouting schemes to alleviate the traffic problem.

Once the Executive Order is signed, the new rerouting scheme will be subject to a 15-day experimental implementation for information and public dissemination, during which violators will merely be given warnings.

Among the proposed changes included in the rerouting scheme are the following:

From the junction of M. Ledesma St-Climaco Avenue to the intersection of M. Jaldon Street- Gov. Alvarez St from junction M. Ledesma St-Climaco Avenue to junction Alejo Alvarez St- San Jose Road;  from junction Buenavista St- San Jose Road to junction Normal Road- San Jose Road;  from Baliwasan Chico- Labuan Road to intersection Suterville Road- San Roque Road.

From Labuan Road- San Roque Road to junction Suterville Road- Lower Calarian;  from Lower Calarian to junction Baliwasan Chico- Baliwasan Seaside;  from junction Magay Street- Varela Street to junction M. Ledesma St- Varela Street.

From junction P. Brillantes Street- Campaner St to junction P. Rodriguez Street;  from junction Governor Alvarez Street- Nuñez St to junction Governor Alvarez Street- La Purisima St;  from junction Governor Lim Avenue- Nuñez St to junction Governor Alvarez- Nuñez St; from junction T. Claudio Street- Veterans Avenue to Intersection Gov Lim Avenue- Climaco Avenue;  from junction Gov Lim Avenue- Pilar Street to intersection Gov Lim Ave- Veterans Ave; from junction Pilar Street- Corcuera St to junction Corcuera St- NS Valderosa St.

The schedule of implementation is from 7am to 8pm Monday through Fridays, excluding holidays.

Exempted from the coverage of the traffic scheme are vehicles responding to emergency situations such as ambulances, fire trucks, and police, miltiary vehicles.  (Alinazar Lahid/ E-media)