circumferential road in Sto. Niño, Samar
CHENZI MAY D. UY
August 1, 2020
CALBAYOG CITY – An important road segment of the circumferential
road in Sto. Niño, Samar was recently opened, enhancing the
transport and logistics infrastructure in the island municipality.
The existing island road is limited to the town proper, so the goal
of the project is to open up a new road that will connect other
barangays around the island, thereby creating a circumferential
Said road project starts at Cabunga-an and ends at Mactang, cutting
through eight other barangays, namely: Calong, Salvasion, Ilijan,
Mag-abo, San Vicente, Baras, Langoyon, and Mahudag.
With a revised contract amount of P95,746,406, included in the scope
of work is a road opening of 6.8 kilometers long with an additional
one (1) kilometer PCCP, riprap, pipe culverts, and box culverts
across a creek. The road has a width of 8 meters.
By strengthening connectivity within the island municipality, the
circumferential road will allow for the smooth flow of trade and
facilitate socioeconomic progress among the community.