DPWH to complete
access roads to Leyte tourism spots
June 28, 2018
CARIGARA, Leyte –
To preserve tourism activities in Leyte, the Department of Public
Works and Highways (DPWH) -Leyte Second District Engineering Office
poured out a total of P131 million to complete access roads to
These two major projects
are the road leading to Villaconzoilo Agri and Eco Tourism Farm and
Silawa Falls in Jaro town worth P85 million, and the road leading to
Calabato Hot Spring in La Paz town worth P46 million.
“The road project is
vitally important for the dispersal of tourists beyond major
gateways and the facilitation of self-drive tourism,” District
Engineer Carlos G. Veloso said.
Moreover, these tourism
spots would benefit tourists not just of their beauty but of the
high-value crops of Villaconzoilo and the relaxing views and fresh
waters of Silawa Falls and Calabato Hot Spring.
Veloso guarantees the
public to implement more infrastructure projects towards tourism and
livelihood for the development of the district.
The DPWH has secured to
get support from the national government in funding programs on
tourism, especially to help local communities, who are dependent on
tourism, to promote their livelihood and earn more income.
The construction of these
projects started last May 2018 and is expected to be completed later
of the same year.