2 Roads in CAR Closed Due to Tropical Storm 'Carina'

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Two (2) road sections in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) are still closed to traffic due to landslide and washed out detour bridge brought by Tropical Storm “Carina”.

The Department of Public Works and Highways-Bureau of Maintenance (DPWH-BOM) reported the impassable roads in CAR as the Abra-Kalinga Road (K0484+700, K0485+100, K0486+980, K0488+200, K0489+800) in Abra which was closed following a landslide, and Kabugao-Pudtol-Luna Road (K0612+961, Nagyadan Section) in Apayao which was closed due to washed out detour road of Nagyadan Bridge No. 2.

Warning signs and barricades are now installed along the affected road sections while clearing operation and backfilling is on-going for the closed and washed out detour roads.

Initial estimated cost of damages from Tropical Storm “Carina” on roads, bridges, and flood-control is at P168 million.