secondary roads in Leyte
DPWH 2nd LED
July 18, 2019
JARO, Leyte –
Continuous civil works are ongoing to upgrade the road section along
Jaro-Dagami-Burauen-La Paz according to the Department of Public
Works and Highways Leyte Second District Engineering Office.
About 18.488 kilometer
portion out of the 47.245 road length will undergo reblocking,
asphalt overlay, shoulder paving and construction of drainage
District Engineer Gerald
Pacanan said that this project will improve road condition and
hasten traffic flow to ensure the safety of motorists going to and
from the area. “This project will also ease the transport of
agricultural products from the locality to the public markets and
boost the economic activities in the region,” he added. A total
P133.6 million will be spent for the reconstruction of pavement,
drainage structures and asphalt overlay.
Another P137.1 million
will also be allocated for the off-carriageway improvement which
includes paving of shoulders and drainage structures.
This reliable road network
links the municipalities of Jaro, Dagami, Burauen and La Paz in
The project is funded
under the 2019 General Appropriations Act and is expected to be
completed within the year.