Circumferential Road 3

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Circumferential Road 3
Gregorio Araneta Avenue
Sgt. Rivera
Metro Manila Skybridge
5th Avenue
South Avenue
Ayala Avenue
Paseo de Roxas
Pasay Road
Major junctions
North end: Marcos Road in Navotas
  North Bay Boulevard
Dagat-dagatan Avenue
A. Mabini Avenue
Rizal Avenue
A. Bonifacio Avenue (to NLEX)
D. Tuazon Avenue
Banawe Avenue
Sto. Domingo Avenue
Del Monte Avenue
N.S. Amoranto Avenue (Retiro)
Maria Clara St.
Quezon Avenue
E Rodriguez Sr. Avenue
Bayani Road
L. Roces and Palanza Street
Aurora Boulevard
N. Domingo Street
J.P. Rizal Avenue
Pablo Ocampo Street Extension
Chino Roces Avenue
Taft Avenue
Harrison Avenue
South end: Roxas Boulevard in Pasay
Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard
Major cities: Navotas, Caloocan, Quezon City, Mandaluyong, Makati, Pasay, San Juan, Pasig (Future)
Highway system
Highways in the Philippines

Circumferential Road 3 is the 3rd Circumferential road in Metro Manila, in the Philippines. It passes through the cities of Navotas, Caloocan, Quezon City, Mandaluyong, Makati, Pasay, San Juan and in the future (After the creation of the Skybridge) Pasig.

Parts and Intersections of the C-3 Road[edit]

C-3 Road[edit]

Is the portion of C-3 from R-10 to 5th Avenue and continues from 5th Avenue to Sgt. Rivera Avenue

5th Avenue[edit]

Is the portion of the C-3 road which is currently 2-lane, eastbound one-way traffic located in Caloocan from C-3 Road (West) to C-3 Road (East). Currently this segment of the C-3 is undergoing an 6 lane (3 on both sides) expansion to accommodate and connect C-3 Road (East) and C-3 Road (West) to both East and West bound traffic

Sgt. Rivera Avenue[edit]

After passing the Caloocan Borders, C-3 Road (East) becomes Sgt. Rivera Avenue. Sgt. Rivera Avenue is a main road in Quezon City with 6 lanes. It becomes G. Araneta after turning southwards after its intersection with Sto Domingo Avenue. Oftentimes the names G. Araneta and Sgt. Rivera are interchangeably used by people in this segment of the C-3.

Gregorio Araneta Avenue[edit]

C-3 becomes G. Araneta Avenue after turning southwards after its intersection with Sto. Domingo Avenue up to where it was cut short in San Juan via the N. Domingo Street. This area of the C-3 is well known for its big funeral parlors such as Arlington and La Funeraria Paz, SM City Sta. Mesa and the creek from Toctokan Street up to Quezon Avenue which is a flood prone zone due to overflowing during rainy season and it being one of the lowest area in the C-3 (the other is the area where it crosses with Aurora Boulevard).

Metro Manila Skybridge[edit]

The Metro Manila Skybridge is a proposed 6-lane elevated expressway that will form the missing link of the C-3 connecting G. Araneta Avenue in Quezon City to South Avenue in Makati with several interchanges.[1]

South Avenue and Ayala Avenue[edit]

Main articles: South Avenue and Ayala Avenue

Are segments of the C-3 Road from J.P. Rizal Avenue to Paseo de Roxas. These roads, along with Arnaiz Avenue (formerly Pasay Road & Libertad), passes through the area of the Philippines' Premier Central Business District one of which is the Ayala Center in Makati.

Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue (Buendia Avenue)[edit]

Main article: Gil Puyat Avenue

At the junction between Ayala Avenue, C-3 continues by turning west to Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue up to the Roxas Boulevard. Along with South Avenue and Ayala Avenue, it passes through the area of the Philippines' Premier Central Business District one of which is the Ayala Center in Makati. SLEX can be accessed through its junction with it. And also it passes through several provincial bus stations in the junction with Taft Avenue.

Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue Extension (Buendia Avenue Extension)[edit]

The Sen. Gil Puyat extension from Roxas Boulevard to J.W. Diokno Boulevard in the Reclamation Area in Pasay are no longer parts of C-3. C-3, like the other completed circumferential roads in Manila and in Metro Manila (C-1, C-2, and C-4), starts in R-10 and officially ends in R-1.

Intersection Location Remarks
Marcos Road/R-10 Junction North Port, Navotas Is the northern terminus of the C-3 Road. The road goes to Manila.
Baltazaar Street Intersection Caloocan Is the western terminus of the 5th Avenue.
Dagat-Dagatan Avenue Intersection Malabon Dagat-Dagat Avenue goes to the C-4 Road and Letre Road.
PNR Orange Line crossing Caloocan
Rizal Avenue Intersection Caloocan Rizal Avenue southbound goes to Manila, northbound to Monumento, Mac Arthur Highway and EDSA.
A. Bonifacio Avenue Intersection Quezon City A. Bonifacio southbound goes to Manila, northbound to NLEX and EDSA.

See also[edit]