Road Closure in SRP for the 30th SEA Games Torch Run There will be a 6-hour road closure of the southbound lane of the South Road Properties (SRP) on Saturday, November 16, to give way for the Cebu leg of the 30th SEA Games Torch Run.
The road closure will start at 2:00 in the afternoon from the corner of F. Vestil Street fronting SM Seaside up to the boundary bridge of Cebu City and Talisay City. It will last until 7:30 in the evening or once the event will be finished.
Half of the South Coast Road or the northbound lane shall be utilized as a two-way road to give way to the motorists going to Cebu City and South Cebu. “Entry of the vehicles from South Coastal Road going to the U-Turn slot below the bridge (Talisay boundary) shall also be prohibited,” according to Cebu City Transportation Office in their Press Release dated November 13, 2019. CCTO will deploy 31 traffic personnel who will help with the traffic flow of the said event.
This momentous event will cover 6,000 runners who will run the stretch of 5-kilometers and will be joined by 10 torchbearers such as athletes, Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella, and Secretary Michael Lloyd Dino.
The 5a-km run will be participated by students, policemen, army, and government employees. Gun-start will be at 5 PM and will be followed by a short lighting ceremony and a program in Block 5 of SM Seaside City Cebu.
The 30th SEA Games scheduled from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 will be joined by 11 nations – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. A total of 56 sports competitions will be spread over four venue clusters in Clark, Subic, Manila, and Tagaytay./HTL