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Friday, January 18, 2019

Kennon Road is now open to motorist every weekends until further notice - DPWH-CAR

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Cordillera - Tourists who are planning to visit Baguio on the weekends can now pass the historic Kennon Road after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) - CAR  announced its opening to motorist.

"Kennon Road will be opened to Baguio bound vehicles on Friday January 10, 2020 at 6: 00 AM to Monday, January 13 at 6:00 PM and every weekends thereafter until further notice," DPWH-CAR said on a travel advisory.

The advisory further said that vehicles weighing more than 5 tons are advised to take Marcos Highway or Asin-Nangalisan-San Pascual-Rizal-Anduyan Road.

Motorists are also advised to strictly observe the 20 kilometers per hour speed limit as well as other traffic and parking rules.

It can be recalled that Kennon road was closed to traffic after geologists and experts from DPWH had found out the risks of accident it can caused to motorists during bad weather.

Baguio hotels may be full this coming Panagbenga Festival. Book your accommodations early.

Officials and representatives of the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), and concerned local government units vowed to ensure the safety of motorist who would be using the road going to Baguio. 

Read Also: New route from La Union to Benguet now opens to public with travel time of 1 hour



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