DPWH to repair
and widen Palo-Carigara-Ormoc road section
DPWH 2nd LED
August 29, 2019
CARIGARA, Leyte –
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Leyte Second
District Engineering Office is currently working on the
rehabilitation and widening of the Palo-Carigara-Ormoc road section.
According to District
Engineer Gerald Pacanan, the P298 million appropriation will
rehabilitate and widen intermittent section of this primary road.
“This rehabilitation will
be along Brgy. Hibucawan in Jaro, Leyte, while widening of roads
from 2-lane to 4-lanes will be in the town proper of Tunga, Brgy.
Abango in Barugo to Brgy. Sagkahan in Carigara, and Brgy. Culasian
to Pinamopoan in Capoocan, all along the Palo-Carigara-Ormoc road
section,” said Pacanan.
“The road widening will
also be implemented in the portion of Capoocan road section from
Zone 1 to Zone 2,” he added.
Meanwhile, six bridges are
up for expansion along Palo-Carigara-Ormoc road section, the Tunga
bridge in Tunga, Leyte; Atipolo Daco bridge in Capoocan, Leyte; and
Carigara, Ponong, and Cotcot bridges all in Carigara, Leyte.
Overall, the Leyte second
district engineering office maintains 47.7 kilometers of roads.