Dagupan prepares for ‘Undas’

DAGUPAN CITY — The Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) will put its entire force in the streets on November 1 during the observance of All Saints’ Day, known locally as “Undas”.

Retired SPO 4 Carlito Ocampo, POSO chief, disclosed that POSO has 76 personnel, who will all be on duty in their respective posts or areas of responsibility till “Undas” is over.

During the “Oplan Kaluluwa”, an operation to be implemented by POSO, at least 20 personnel will be deployed along the Eternal Garden area, 22 at the public cemetery area, nine in the downtown area, 19 in other strategic areas along Perez Boulevard up to Arellano Street while two personnel to serve as radio operators will stay at the POSO office.

According to a traffic re-routing plan prepared by POSO, all east and north bound public utility vehicles must take Galvan Street, which will be a one-way traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 in the evening.

All west and south bound public utility vehicles must turn left at Zamora Street, which will also be a one-way traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 in the evening.

Only private vehicles will be allowed to pass through Burgos Street, which will also be a one-way traffic area, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 in the evening while its east portion will be utilized as a parking area.

Careenan Street will be one way from North going to South and motorists can exit either at Amado Street or Malta-Tapuac road.

Meanwhile, Amado Street going to Malta-Tapuac will also be one way.

Motorists going to Eternal Gardens may take A.B. Fernandez Avenue and to exit at De Venecia Diversion Road.

Both sides of the De Venecia Diversion Road have been designated as parking areas for those visiting their loved ones at the Eternal Garden. PNA-northboundasia.com