P40-M barangay road projects
JASON T. DELOS ANGELES
January 26, 2019
CALBAYOG CITY – The
Department of Public Works and Highways Samar First District
Engineering Office completes the rehabilitation and improvement of
two road projects in Oquendo District, Calbayog City, with a
combined appropriation of P40 million.
The first project connects
barangay Cagbilwang to Mawacat, covering the rehabilitation of 1.67
km concrete road. The second road project links barangay Mawacat to
Panlayahan involving the improvement of 1.66 km concrete road.
The Cagbilwang to Mawacat
road leads to the famed Mawacat falls, a tourist attraction in the
barangay which is a source of income for the residents that serve as
On the other hand, the
Mawacat to Panlayahan road helps the local farmers in transporting
their agricultural goods.
“Before, our road was so
rough and muddy. It’s hard for us to travel and to transfer our
agricultural products like coconut and rice, but now we have a
better and wider road when we go to Calbayog proper vice-versa, we
thank DPWH for this project,” said Mr. Alfredo Diaz, sangguniang
barangay member of Mawacat.