“Jolina” shuts down Kennon Road Friday night

“Jolina” shuts down Kennon Road Friday night

 

MANILA -The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is closing Kennon Road, one of the three major arteries to Baguio City,  to traffic Friday night  due to expected heavy rains that may be spawned by Typhoon “Jolina”.

In a statement, DPWH-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) said Kennon Road will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 8 p.m. Friday as expected heavy rains of “Jolina” in the  coming hours might trigger landslides or rockslides.

Motorists going to and from Baguio City are advised to take Marcos Highway or Naguilian Road.

Meanwhile, all national roads and bridges in Northern Luzon are passable to all types of vehicles based on the 5 p.m. situational report of DPWH Region 1.

The department’s District Disaster Team is prepositioned to monitor the status of the  respective road lines for the possible effect of the typhoon. PNA-northboundasia.com