"Falcon" Report: 2 Roads in CAR Closed as of 12 NN Thursday

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Heavy rain brought by Southwest Monsoon enhanced by Typhoon Falcon has further caused landslides, rockslides and mudflow along national roads, making two (2) roads in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) impassable.

According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bureau of Maintenance, as of 12 noon, July 9, 2015, Wednesday, the following roads are closed to traffic:


1. Gurel-Bokod-Kabayan-Buguias-Abatan Road

  a) K0340+451-K0340+550 Section, Sitio Bongis, Brgy. Gusaran;

  b) K0341+320, Bongis Section; and

  c) K0335+500-K0335+600, Gusaran Section.


1. Kalinga-Abra Road, K0526+020, Balbalasang, Balbalan

Equipment and manpower were already deployed for the installation of proper warning signs and clearing operations on affected road sections.