Restoration of typhoon-damaged road in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya now 65% complete

Saturday, September 12, 2020

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is more than halfway done with the restoration works along portions of Papaya-Malabing-Wangal-Binogawan-Tadji-Runruno Road after being badly-hit by typhoon Tisoy in December 2019.

District Engineer Glenn C. Miguel of DPWH Nueva Vizcaya 2nd District Engineering Office said that the ongoing project which covers the repair of roadslip/eroded shoulder of the road amounting to P18.5 million.

To restore the damaged section, DPWH is implementing the reconstruction of 35-linear meter of crib wall/retaining wall and 325- linear meter stone masonry protection works or catch wall.

“The repair of damaged crib wall and repair of damaged road will keep the area passable on both lanes. Restoration of the damaged stone masonry will also prevent landslide in this high-risk road, thus ensuring safety of motorists,” said District Engineer Miguel.

DPWH Nueva Vizcaya 2nd District Engineering Office started the rehabilitation of this damaged road in June 2020 and targets the completion by November 2020.