B. Tabacon, DPWH-8 Regional Director (wearing blue polo)
visits Biliran Province on March 2 and conducts inspection
of CarayCaray Bridge with Engr. David P. Adongay Jr.,
(wearing checkered polo) District Engineer of Biliran
District Engineering Office (BDEO) and Engr. Alfredo L.
Bollido, (wearing red polo shirt) Assistant District
Engineer to assess the status of the restored CarayCaray
Bridge after being damaged by TS Urduja in December, 2017.
DPWH RD Tabacon
inspects status of Caraycaray bridge
March 9, 2018
NAVAL, Biliran –
Engr. Edgar B. Tabacon, Regional Director of the Department of
Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region VIII conducts inspection of
CarayCaray Bridge with Engr. David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer
and Engr. Alfredo L. Bollido, Assistant District Engineer of Biliran
District Engineering Office (BDEO) on March 2 to assess the status
of the said bridge.
After Tropical Storm
Urduja, BDEO is exerting efforts to restore the CarayCaray Bridge
within the 30-days timeline set by DPWH Secretary Mark Villar.
Both approaches of the
Caraycaray bridge undergone backfilling and embankment to serve as a
temporary passage for the public. It was opened to traffic for
motorcycles and tricycles on January 9, 2018 and to light vehicles
on January 11, 2018.
During the inspection of
RD Tabacon, the approaches of Caraycaray Bridge is undergoing
riprapping works to ensure that the remaining structures can still
sustain another flooding while waiting for the construction of the
Construction for the new
CarayCaray Bridge is already under Preliminary and Detailed
Engineering (PDE) stage undertaken by the Regional Office thru
The approaches of the said
bridge was severely damaged during the onslaught of TS Urduja last
BDEO has still deployed
maintenance personnel under Engr. Glenda G. Dagalea, Acting Chief in
the Maintenance Section to man the traffic in Caraycaray Bridge as
it is limited only to 4-wheels and light vehicles.
Heavy vehicles are advised
to take the alternate long route Naval-Almeria-Kawayan-Culaba-Caibiran-Cabucgayan
road and vice versa.