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inspection of Palo-Carigara-Ormoc road section

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.