DPWH clears road debris in Tiwi, Albay

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Road obstructions along some of the national roads in the municipality of Tiwi in Albay were cleared by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Albay First District Engineering Office following the aftermath of the Typhoon Nina.

Engr. Leopoldo N. Barela, head of the Maintenance Section, spearheaded the clearing operations along the road sections of Tabaco to Ligao, Tabaco to Tiwi, and Tiwi to Camarines Sur Boundary Road.

Fallen trees, mud flood, and toppled electrical posts are just some of the obstructions that rendered the roads impassable to motorists.

The maintenance section reported a total of ₱1.46 Billion damages to roads and bridges as per December 28, 2016.

Typhoon Nina hit the province of Albay at around 8 o’clock in the evening of Christmas Day with an intensity of storm signal number 3.