DPWH widens six
bridges in Leyte
DPWH 2nd LED
June 28, 2019
CARIGARA, Leyte –
Multi-million bridge widening projects will be implemented by the
Department of Public Works and Highways to expand significant road
networks in the second district of Leyte.
District Engineer Gerald
Pacanan said that a total amount of P188.487 million has been
allocated for these projects funded under the General Appropriations
Act of 2019.
Out of six projects, four
bridges are underway namely the P31.721 million Carigara bridge and
P4.701 million Barugohay bridge both in Carigara town along Palo-Carigara-Ormoc
road, Hibuga bridge along Mayorga-La Paz road worth P13.665 million
and Ibawon bridge amounted to P92.80 million in MacArthur.
“To complement the widened
national roads and accommodate voluminous number of motorists, these
two-lane bridges will be expanded to four lanes,” Pacanan added.
Widening projects will
also be done in Tunga bridge in Tunga, Leyte funded at P30.02
million and Atipolo Daco bridge Capoocan worth P15.58 million both
along Palo-Carigara-Ormoc road.
The engineering office is
mandated to maintain 55 bridges with a total length of 2.266
kilometers in the second district of Leyte.