DPWH-10 Completes 3 Major Projects In CDO


Three (3) additional infrastructure projects have been completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) - Region 10 for Cagayan de Oro City costing P111 Million.        

          In a report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region 10 Director Evelyn T. Barroso cited the inauguration of recently completed flood control project (flood wall) along CDO River, Cathedral Section; access road leading to famous Dao Heritage Tree and Mapawa Nature Park; and road concreting and drainage project at Berjaya Resettlement Area.

          The biggest among the three (3) projects in terms of project cost, is the 1.9-kilometer tourism road with drainage and slope protection, leading to Dao Heritage Tree and Mapawa Nature Park. Costing P49 million, the road is now providing more efficient accessibility in mentioned tourist destinations, contributing to the boost of tourism industry in the city.

          Another project is the five (5) meters tall and 146 lineal meters long flood wall along CDO River, Cathedral section, in the amount of P48 million. The flood control project was accomplished in eight months, and is now protecting structures and residents within the vicinity from flood and overflow of CDO river.

         Also part of the 3 completed infrastructure is the concreting of 541-lineal meter circumferential road of Berjaya Resettlement Area in Barangay Camaman-an. This project is envisioned to provide all weather road and drainage system within the resettlement area for easy access of people, goods and services for the residents living in the vicinity.

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