Road works to
Leyte agri areas underway
DPWH 2nd LED
October 22, 2018
CARIGARA, Leyte –
The P42 million worth of Farm to Market Road (FMR) projects through
the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second
District Engineering Office implemented is now underway.
In partnership with the
Department of Agriculture (DA), the said project involves concrete
paving of eight (8) farm to market roads in agricultural areas to
help locals transport products to market towns.
District Engineer Carlos
G. Veloso reported that as of September, the project worth P6
million was already completed in Brgy. Tigbao connecting to Brgy.
Romualdez in Dulag, Leyte.
He added that the
additional roads worth P31 million are still ongoing in Brgy.
General Luna, Brgy. Sta. Isabel, Brgy. Liwayway connecting to Brgy.
Danao, Brgy. Casuntingan connecting to Brgy. Osmeña in Mac Arthur,
Leyte; Brgy. Calaghusan connecting to Brgy. Caltayan, and Brgy.
Cogon connecting to Brgy. Buracan, La Paz, Leyte; and another road
worth P5 million has Not Yet Started (NYS) in Brgy. San Agustin,
Completion of FMR projects
would increase agricultural productivity, employment opportunities
and provide easier access to basic social services such as health
centers and education facilities to the local residents.