Elliptical Road

The Elliptical Road is a 1.98-kilometer (1.23 mi) roundabout[1] in Quezon City which circumscribes the Quezon Memorial Circle, a large park. It was named after its elliptical shape. The spinning in this roundabout is in a counterclockwise direction. The road is divided into 8 lanes, wherein 3 are the main lanes, 4 lanes are for exiting vehicles with one lane for bicycles and pedicabs.[2]

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Elliptical Road
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The Elliptical Road in 2016
Location
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Coordinates14°39′05″N 121°02′58″E / 14.651489°N 121.049309°E / 14.651489; 121.049309
Roads at
junction
N170 (Commonwealth Avenue)
Visayas Avenue
N173 (North Avenue)
N170 (Quezon Avenue)
N174 (East Avenue)
Kalayaan Avenue
Maharlika Street
Construction
TypeRoundabout
Lanes8
Maintained byDepartment of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) - Quezon City 2nd District Engineering Office[1]

This area of Quezon City is called "PHILCOA", after the Philippine Coconut Authority or PHILCOA, one of the government agencies headquartered there.

JunctionsEdit

The entire route is located in Quezon City

kmmiDestinationsNotes
  N170 (Commonwealth Avenue)
Visayas Avenue
  N173 (North Avenue)
  N170 (Quezon Avenue)
  N174 (East Avenue)
Kalayaan Avenue
Maharlika Street
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

LandmarksEdit

Starting from Visayas Avenue, counterclockwise:

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Quezon City 2nd". www.dpwh.gov.ph. Archived from the original on June 6, 2020. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  2. ^ "Quezon City 1st". www.dpwh.gov.ph. Retrieved August 18, 2018.

Coordinates: 14°38′59″N 121°2′50″E / 14.64972°N 121.04722°E / 14.64972; 121.04722