[talk-ph] road conversion from primary to trunk

Rally de Leon ralleon at gmail.com
Sat Apr 10 14:02:55 BST 2010

Basing on loose definition/s of trunk roads in the philippines, can
the roads below (Top 10 Most Heavily Traveled Corridor in MM) be all
converted to trunk roads? (some are already trunk roads)
- very high volume of traffic (carrying the combined volumes of
primary & secondary roads connected to it)
-if it functions like a corridor.
- a 'road system' that connects 2 or multiple provinces (crosses
provincial boundaries) eg. Maharlika Highway (AH26), Marcos Highway
(112km),  Halsema Highway (180km), Manila East Road upto Laguna
(80km), MacArthur Highway (Monumento to La Union, Gapan-Olongapo Road,
StaRosa(Laguna) to Tagaytay(Cavite)
TagaytayCity(Cavite)-Nasugbu(Batangas), etc.) There must be a lot like
these in Mindanao,


Top 10 Most Heavily Traveled Corridor in MM
Annual Average Daily Traffic or AADT is estimated as the total volume
counted over one year divided by the number of days in the year.

Traffic Engineering Center of the Metro Manila Development Authority
(MMDA) conducts a yearly volume count (AADT) for the major
thoroughfares in Metro Manila. The latest data as of March 2010 is
that of year 2008 study. The TOP 10 MOST HEAVILY TRAVELED CORRIDOR

1) EDSA (C-4)
2) Quezon Ave. / Commonwealth - (serves as the trunk road of Quezon City )
3) Katipunan (C-5)
4) SSH (R-3)
5) Roxas Blvd. (R-1)
6) Marcos Highway (also known as Marikina-Infanta Road - connects
7) Magsaysay Blvd. / Aurora Blvd.
8) A. H. Lacson / Pres. Quirino (C-2)
9) Ortigas Ave. (connects Rizal Province to NCR)
10) Araneta Ave. (C-3)

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