BAGUIO CITY – In celebration of the 106th Baguio Charter Day anniversary, half of Session Road will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic on September 1 from 6 AM to 12 midnight through administrative order no. 089 of Baguio mayor Mauricio Domogan.
There is a need to close half of Session Road in order to allow performers and the viewing public to comfortably maneuver within the area considering the lined up activities for the month long celebration such as the conduct of a concert to take venue at the top of Session Road on the said date.
The programs that will exhibit the various talents of the city on Sept. 1 include the Baguio zumba group, local bands, Baguio city’s best dance groups, pocket events in exhibition of visual arts by the artists groups of Baguio, chalk art painting activity and the setting up of sidewalk cafes for the different session road business establishments and fireworks display.
In the order, “the part of Session Road (going down) will be closed to vehicular traffic up to intersection of Mabini Street from 12 midnight of Aug. 31 until 12 midnight of Sept. 1. The part of Session road (going up) will be closed to vehicular traffic at 12 midnight of Aug. 31 up to 12 midnight of Sept. 1, except its with intersections with lower Mabini Street, Calderon Street and Governor Pack Road.
“The city government wants to give utmost importance and impact in commemorating the 106th Baguio Charter Day Celebration, this Sept. 1 with the theme: Nurturing the culture of sharing and caring towards competitiveness,” said the mayor. /Jho Arranz