6/10/11 - SIARGAO ISLAND, Surigao del Norte –- The Department of Public Works and Highways has recently started the implementation of three road concreting projects in Siargao Island worth P64.9 million.
Among these projects are the P18.720 Million Junction Cancohoy-Pilar Road (Cancohoy-Pilar RoadSection), P27.495 Million Junction Del Carmen-Sta. Monica-San Isidro Road (Del Carmen-Sta. Monica-San Isidro Road Section) and the P18.720 Million Junction Osmeña-Pilar Road (Osmeña-Pilar Road Section).
All of these road concreting projects are part of the Siargao circumferential road concreting plan of the DPWH-Surigao del Norte 2nd District Engineering Office.
District Engineer Salvador E. Montil, Jr. said the completion of these road concreting projects will surely provide more reliable access roads for tourists to various tourist spots in the island as well as for farmers in delivering their farm produce to the market areas.
Besides from the concreting works, DPWH is also repairing various roads destroyed by the continuous heavy rains in the past days.
“The Department is doing everything to maintain roads passable especially during heavy rains and influx of motorists in Siargao,” DE Montil added. (DPWH-Siargao Island/PIA-Caraga)