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These are the next road closures for this year’s bar exams

Plan your routes in advance for November 13, 16 and 20

Expect this street to be filled with anxious examinees. SCREENSHOT FROM GOOGLE MAPS

Those who were not informed about today’s bar examinations were surprised with the road closures. Do not be clueless about the next three dates of the exams: November 13, 16 and 20. Below are the road closures for the designated testing centers.

Road closures for De La Salle University Manila. GRAPHIC FROM CITY OF MANILA
Road closures for San Beda University. GRAPHIC FROM CITY OF MANILA
Traffic advisory for the University of the Philippines BGC. GRAPHIC FROM TAGUIG CITY


  • De La Salle University Manila
    • Estrada Street (Taft southbound) to Quirino Street (Taft) – 12mn to 11pm
    • Estrada Street (Taft southbound) to Quirino Street (Taft) – 12mn to 11pm
    • Fidel A. Reyes Street corner Noli Street (behind DLSU) – 12mn to 11pm
  • San Beda University
    • Concepcion Aguila Street and Mendiola (C.M. Recto intersection to Concepcion Aguila Street) – 12mn to 11pm
  • Manila Adventist College
    • San Juan Street corner Donada Street until Leveriza Street – 3am to 7pm
Road closures for the University of Nueva Caceres. GRAPHIC FROM NAGA CITY


  • University of Nueva Caceres (Naga City)
    • J. Hernandez Avenue (in front of UNC) – 12:01am to 7pm
    • P. Burgos Street – 12:01am to 7pm
    • Bayawas Street – 12:01am to 7pm
    • Gen. Luna Street – 12:01am to 7pm
  • De La Salle Lipa
    • JP Laurel National Highway (one lane beside DLSL) – 4am to 7am; 4pm to 7pm
    • Calle Arzobispado (one lane beside DLSL) – 4pm to 7pm
    • Rerouting: Vehicles coming from Mataas na Lupa should turn left to San Carlos-Tibig Road – 4pm to 7pm
Road closures for Ateneo de Zamboanga. GRAPHIC FROM ZAMBOANGA CITY


  • University of San Carlos (Cebu City)
    • Pelaez Street
    • Sanciangko Street
  • University of Cebu (Banilad Campus)
    • Banilad Road (one lane northbound) – 3am to 7am; 5pm to 7pm
  • Dr. V. Orestes Romualdez Educational Foundation (Tacloban City)
    • Calanipawan Road – 3pm to 7pm (November 20 only)


  • Ateneo de Zamboanga University
    • Gov. Alvarez Street (two lanes) – 4am to 7:30am; 4pm to 6pm
    • La Purisima Street (two lanes) – 4am to 7:30am; 4pm to 6pm
    • Nuñez Street (one lane beside AdZU) – 4am to 7:30am; 4pm to 6pm
  • Xavier University (Cagayan de Oro City)
    • Hayes Street – starting at 6am on November 12, 15 and 19
    • Additional roads in front of Corrales Avenue – November 13, 16 and 20

The following testing centers will have no road closures, but expect heavier traffic: University of the Philippines BGC, Ateneo de Manila University, and Saint Louis University (Baguio City).

With these in mind, please plan your routes accordingly. As for the examinees, we wish you the best!

Leandro Mangubat

Leandro is our staff writer. Although having a background in mechanical engineering, he enjoys photography and writing more.