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MMDA suspends roadworks, mall-wide sales from Aug. 7 –Sept. 10 in prep for FIBA

QUEZON CITY, (PIA) --The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has issued Memorandum Circular No. 7, s. 2023 temporarily suspending  road works (reblocking, utility works, pipe laying, road upgrading, excavation works) in Metro Manila effective midnight of August 17 (Thursday) up to midnight of September 10 (Sunday) as part of the preparations for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 that will be hosted by the Philippines.

Under the MC roadworks are suspended on the given dates at the following locations:

1. EDSA Monumento to SM MOA
2. Kalayaan Avenue, C5 Road to EDSA
3. Along Diokno Boulevard
4. P. Ocampo St., Taft Avenue to Roxas Boulevard
5. Roxas Boulevard, NIA Road to UN Avenue
6. Along Meralco Avenue
7. Ortigas Avenue, EDSA to C5 Road
8. EDSA North Avenue to Agham Road

Moreover, conduct of mall-wide sales will also be prohibited in malls along EDSA and other areas affected by the FIBA World Cup 2023 to ensure that all affected roads will remain passable, clean, safe, and serviceable to all types of vehicles and pedestrians during the said period.

The memorandum circular, signed by MMDA Acting Chairman Atty. Don Artes, was issued to all concerned offices, Department of Public Works and Highways-NCR Engineering Districts, local government units, utility companies, contractors, and shopping mall operators. (mmda/pia-ncr)

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