Enjoying The Sinulog Festivities: Traffic Re-Routing Plan For January 17, 2015 (Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of Señor Sto. Niño)

It’s almost Sinulog and if you are a devout Catholic, I bet you’re going to join the Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of Señor Sto. Niño this Saturday, January 17, 2015.

Traffic along the procession route will be re-routed starting at 10 AM so make sure to acquaint yourself with the roads that will be closed.

Plan your travel on that day so that you will enjoy the experience.

From the office of Cebu City Traffic Operations Management or CITOM, here are the proposed traffic re-routing schemes.

 

I. CITOM and the Traffic Patrol Group, Cebu City Police, Cebu City wishes to announce and inform the riding public that vehicular traffic will be re-routed temporarily on the affected streets for the solemn procession of the Miraculous Image of Sr. Sto. Niño from the Basilica del Sto. Niño, (along Osmeña Blvd.), straight to Fuente Rotunda, right turn to Gen. Maxilom Ave., proceed to Carreta junction, right turn to New Imus Road, left turn to M.J. Cuenco Ave., right turn to Osmeña Blvd., left turn to P. Burgos St., and finally back to Basilica del Sto. Niño on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM until the activity is finished.

 

II. Clearing/Towing of vehicles and other obstruction along the procession route shall be done on January 17, 2015 at 6:00 A.M. up to 10:00 A.M. then follows the road closure.

 

TRAFFIC RE-ROUTING

  1. Passenger jeep coming from Bulacao, Pardo and Basak passing along N. Bacalso Ave., shall follow N. Bacalso Ave., right turn to V. Rama Extn., left turn to Tres de Abril St., right turn to Lakandula St., left turn to C. Padilla St., right turn to Panganiban St., right turn to Tupas St., right turn to Tres de Abril St., left turn to N. Bacalso Ave., then back to their point of origin.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Bulacao, Pardo, Alumnos, Inayawan and Basak passing along C. Padilla St., shall turn right to Carlock St., left turn to Tupas St., left turn to T. Abella St., right turn to C. Padilla St., right turn to Lakandula St., right turn to Tupas St., right turn to T. Abella St., left turn to C. Padilla St., then to their point of origin.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Banawa, Capitol, Guadalupe, and Oppra passing along Osmeña Blvd., shall go straight along 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.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Banawa, and Guadalupe, passing V. Rama Ave./B. Rodriguez St., shall right turn to Katipunan St., left turn to A. Lopez St., follow to Tres de Abril St., left turn to N. Bacalso Ave., except 06A and 06G shall turn left to V. Rama Ave., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Lahug, Apas and Plaza Housing passing along N. Escario St., shall follow to N. Escario St., left turn to Juana Osmeña St., right to J. LLorente St., right turn to Osmeña Blvd., right turn to N. Escario St., then back to their point of origin.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Lahug, Apas and Plaza Housing passing along Gorordo Ave., shall follow to Gorordo Ave., left turn to Cardinal Rosales Ave., then make a U-turn at C. Rosales Ave., right turn to Gorordo Ave., then back to their point of origin.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Talamban and Pit-os upon reaching Ayala, while traversing along Gorordo Ave., left turn to Cardinal Rosales Ave., back to Ayala, to their usual route, then to their point of origin.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Mabolo including 03B while traversing along Juan Luna Ave., shall go straight then turn right to A. Soriano Ave., left turn to Gen. Maxilom Extn., right turn to D. Gaisano St., left turn to T. Padilla St., left turn to S. Osmeña Ave., left turn to Gen. Maxilom Extn., right turn to J.C. Veyra St., left turn Juan Luna Ave., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.
  1. Passenger jeep coming from Mandaue passing along M.J. Cuenco Ave., while traversing along Cebu North Road, shall turn left to Juan Luna Ave., right turn to A. Soriano Ave., left turn to Gen. Maxilom Extn., right turn to D. Gaisano St., left turn to T. Padilla St., left turn to S. Osmeña Ave., left turn to Gen. Maxilom Extn., right turn to A. Soriano Ave., to their usual route, then to their point of origin.
  1. 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., to Plaza Independencia, left turn to Legaspi Extn., back to Serging Osmeña Blvd., to port area and vice versa.
  1. 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.
  1. 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., left turn to Gorordo Ave., right turn to Salinas Drive straight to Juan Luna Ave., then to their destination. In going back they shall follow Juan Luan Ave., to Salinas Drive, left turn to Gorordo Ave., right turn to N. Escario St., right turn to M. Velez St., proceed to R. Duterte St., then to their point of origin.
  1. 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.
  1. Trucks, Vans, Trailers and other motor vehicles coming from the North Reclamation Area going to the South are advised to pass along Osmeña Ave., passing to the tunnel, then to SRP, then to their point of destination.
  1. 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.
  1. Private vehicles coming from the South going to Capitol, Lahug shall follow to Bacalso Ave., left turn to F. Llamas St., right turn to Katipunan St., left turn to Duterte St., then to their point of destination.
  1. 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.
Traffic Re-Routing Plan For January 17, 2015 (Solemn Procession of the Miraculous Image of Señor Sto. Niño)

Image courtesy of Cebu City PIO

III. Panganiban St., the portion from Sanciangko St. to N. Bacalso Ave. shall be made TWO-WAY for vehicular flow.

 

Now that you are informed about the re-routing plan for the procession, what roads are you going to use to reach the basilica and upon going home?

Do you agree with their re-routing plan?

Share this blog to inform as many Cebuanos and devout Catholics as you can.

Share your thoughts and feel free to write your comments below.

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