What is the end of the road in the Philippines?

Why is EDSA called Highway 54?

After the independence of the Philippines from the United States in 1946, the road was renamed Avenida 19 de Junio (June 19 Avenue), after the birth date of national hero Jose Rizal. In the 1950s, the avenue was renamed Highway 54, because of the common misconception on that time that the avenue is 54 km long.

Why is it called Pan-Philippine Highway?

AH26 is better known as the Pan-Philippine Highway and it spans from Laoag to Zamboanga City. The ‘AH’ means ‘Asian Highway’, meaning the Pan-Philippine Highway is part of the Asian Highway network.

Is EDSA an expressway?

Built in 1940 during President Manuel L. Quezon’s term, Epifanio de los Santos Avenue or EDSA is categorized as a limited-access circumferential highway. It is the main thoroughfare in Metro Manila which passes from north to south, namely Caloocan, Quezon City, San Juan, Mandaluyong, Makati, and Pasay.

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