Warning: Many Downtown Streets Will Close For The Solemn Procession of Santo Niño On Jan. 18

Expect your Saturday afternoon to be full of walking and penance.
posted on: Thursday, January 9, 2014

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CITOM and Traffic Patrol Group, Cebu City Police Office, Cebu City, wish to announce and inform the riding public that vehicular traffic will be re-routed temporarily on the affected streets along the route of the solemn procession from Basilica del Sto. Niño, (along Osmeña Blvd.), left turn to D. Jakosalem St., right turn to Magallanes St., straight to Borromeo St., left turn to Sanciangko St., right turn to Panganiban St., left turn to N. Bacalso Ave., right turn to V. Rama Ave., right turn to B. Rodriguez St., right turn to Osmeña Blvd., and finally back to Basilica del Sto. Niño on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM until the activity is finished.

Clearing/Towing of vehicles and other obstruction along the procession route shall be done on January 18, 2014 at 6:00 A.M. up to 10:00 A.M. then follows the road closure.

A parking space for private vehicles for free is provided at SRP area near St. Pedro Calungod Templete. PUJ’s are available to cater passengers going to and from Maritima Building across City Hall with a minimum fare.

            TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING FOR SOLEMN PROCESSION OF SANTO NIÑO

  1. Passenger jeep with Route Nos. 08G, 08F, 09A, 09B, 09G, 09H, 10G, 10K, and 11A together with passenger jeep coming from Alumnos while traversing along C. Padilla St., shall turn right to Panganiban St., right turn to Tupas St., right turn to T. Abella St., left turn to C. Padilla St., then to their usual route, then back to their point of origin.
  2. Passenger jeep with Route No. 09C, 09F, 10C, 10D, 10F, 10O, and 11D while traversing along N. Bacalso St., shall turn right to Tres de Abril St., right turn Carlock St., right turn to C. Padilla St., right turn R. Padilla St., left turn N. Bacalso Ave., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.
  3. Passenger jeep coming from Banawa and Guadalupe, passing V. Rama Ave., and Duterte St, shall follow M. Velez St., straight to Don Gil Garcia St., left turn to Don Jose Avila St., right turn to Osmeña Blvd., right turn to J. Llorente St., right turn to Don Mariano Cui St., to their usual route, then to their point of origin. While Route No. 06A shall turn right to Happy Valley, left turn to Duterte/Salvador St., left turn to Katipunan St., right turn to N. Bacalso Ave., right turn to SIT, left turn to Tres de Abril St., right turn to Salvador St., then to their point of origin.
  4. Passenger jeep coming from Banawa, Capitol, Guadalupe, Oppra passing along Osmeña Blvd., shall follow N. Escario St., to Juana Osmeña St., right turn to Gen. Maxilom Ave., left turn to F. Ramos St., right turn to Junquera St., left turn to P. del Rosario St., left turn to D. Jakosalem St., left turn to Gen. Maxilom Ave., right turn to Juana Osmeña St., left turn to Jose Avila St., right turn to Osmeña Blvd., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.
  5. Passenger jeep coming from Lahug, Apas and Plaza Housing shall follow to Gorordo Ave., right turn to Gen. Maxilom Ave., left turn to F. Ramos St., to Junquera St., left turn to Colon St., left turn to D. Jakosalem St., left turn to Echavez Extn., right turn to F. Ramos St., right turn to Gen. Maxilom Ave., then back to their point of origin.
  6. Passenger jeep coming from Talamban and Pit-os with Route No. 13B and 62C while traversing along Colon St. shall turn left to D. Jakosalem, then back to their point of origin. While PUJ with Route No. 13C while traversing along Sikatuna St., follow to Mabini St., shall turn right to Colon St., right turn to D. Jakosalem St., to their usual route, then back to their point of origin. PUJ with Route No. 62B while traversing along V. Gullas St. shall turn right to D. Jakosalem St., to their usual route, then back to their point of origin.
  7. Passenger jeep coming from Mandaue and Mabolo including 03B passing M.J. Cuenco Ave., left turn to V. Sotto St., left turn to S. Osmeña Ave., left turn to Gen. Maxilom Extn., right turn to M.J. Cuenco Ave., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.
  8. Passenger jeep coming from Urgello and USC Girls High (Private) may transport/cater passengers from port area and North Bus Terminal passing Serging Osmeña Blvd., right turn to Palma St., right turn to M.J. Cuenco Ave., right to V. Sotto St., to port area and vice versa.
  9. Passenger jeep coming from Labangon with Route Nos. 12A, 12B, 12C, 12D, 12F and 12M shall follow to Tres de Abril St., right turn to Carlock St., left turn to B. Aranas St., right turn to Lakandula St., right turn to C. Padilla St., right turn to Carlock St., left turn to Tres de Abril St., left turn to N. Bacalso Ave, then to their point of origin.
  10. Public Utility Vehicles such as Buses/Mini-buses, PUJ’s and V-Hires coming from the South shall follow N. Bacalso Ave., right turn to Mambaling Trunk Road going to SRP, then to the space provided as Temporary Terminal at SRP.
  11. Public Utility Jeepneys (PUJ’s) with Route Nos. 41, 42, 43, 44 and 45 shall follow N. Bacalso Ave., take under the Mambaling flyover and make a U-turn, to their usual route, then back to their point of origin
  12. Passenger jeep coming from the South going to SM shall follow F. Llamas St., right turn Katipunan St., left turn R. Duterte St., proceed to M. Velez St., left turn to N. Escario St., right turn to Gorordo Ave., left turn to Gen. Maxilom Ave., left turn to A. Soriano Ave., then to their destination. In going back they shall they shall follow A. Soriano Ave., right turn to Gen. Maxilom Ave., right turn to Gorordo Ave., left turn to N. Escario St., right turn to M. Velez St., proceed to R. Duterte St., then to their point of origin.
  13. Trucks, Vans, Trailers and other motor vehicles coming from the South going to SM or to North Area shall follow South Road, right turn to Mambaling Trunk Road to SRP, left turn to SRP Coastal Road, passing the tunnel, to Serging Osmeña Blvd., then to the North Reclamation Area.
  14. Trucks, Vans, Trailers and other motor vehicles coming from the North Reclamation Area going to the South are advised to pass along S. Osmeña Ave., passing to the tunnel, then to SRP, then to their point of destination.
  15. All motor vehicles coming from Tabunok, Talisay, Minglanilla, Naga, San Fernando and Carcar who wishes to go the North Reclamation Area are advised to pass at SRP Coastal Road.
  16. Private vehicles coming from the South going to Capitol, Lahug shall follow to N. Bacalso Ave., left turn to F. Llamas St., right turn to Katipunan St., left turn to Duterte St., then to their point of destination.
  17. Private vehicles coming from the North going to Capitol/Uptown while traversing along M.J. Cuenco Ave, may turn right to Juan Luna Ave., left turn to Gorordo Ave., right turn to M. Gaisano St. or N. Escario St., then to their point of destination.

Motorist, Drivers and other road users are advised to observe and follow the traffic signs installed on the re-routing areas and to minimize traffic congestion.

SOURCE: Cebu City Traffic Operations Management

 

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