Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Paranaque Resumes Number Coding Scheme Starting December 1, 2011

The Unified Vehicle Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or more popularly known as the number coding scheme will be reimposed in Paranaque city as a result of a sudden increase in the volume of traffic along the Bicutan area causing a horrendous traffic along the Bicutan interchange.
The number coding schemes takes into effect starting December 1, 2011 and will include the following major roads:
  • San Antonio Avenue,Pres.Aguinaldo Street,Dominique Savio street,Japan street,Michael Rua street and France street in Barangay Don Bosco.
  • E.Rodriguez street in Barangay Moonwalk,Doña Soledad extension and Doña Soledad Avenue in Barangay Don Bosco.
  • East Service road from Dr.Santos Avenue up to FTI Parañaque area.
  • West Service road from Dr.Santos Avenue up to Merville Park Subdivision Parañaque area.

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In addition, the truck ban as provided under the Parañaque Traffic Code as well as in Ordinance No.99-14 be strictly implemented along those streets mentioned herein.

Not everyone was immediately informed about the sudden enforcement of the number coding scheme and coverage area as people were asking @MMDA through their twitter account about the details.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Road Construction by DPWH To Affect President's Ave. & Sucat Road

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is ready to conduct road re-blocking projects before the Christmas season causes vehicular traffic.

Projects include the widening/concreting with drainage improvement; upgrading of damaged paved national roads, soil testing footbridges, etc. along Sucat Road and President Avenue in Paranaque City.

The upgrade in Paranaque City is one of 19 road rehabilitation and improvement projects to be undertaken by the DPWH between now and December 15 to avoid the expected increased traffic during the Holiday season.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Skyway NAIA 3 Exit Starts Collecting Toll Fees on November 16, 2011

Starting November 16, 2011, the Skyway NAIA 3 Exit will start collecting toll fees.  Toll booths at the NAIA Terminal 3 Exit will start to collect P35. for regular Class 1 vehicles and P70. for trucks and buses.  Since the opening of this Skyway exit, use of this exit has been toll-free.

Alternative routes Southbound is to take SLEX and exit at the Villamor Airbase leading to NAIA 3. Vehicles taking the northbound side can take a U-turn at Magallanes and exit SLEX at Villamor Airbase as well.