The Department of Public Works and Highways is about to fully complete its multi-year road widening project along Lucban-Majayjay Road in the municipality of Lucban, Quezon Province.
DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said the road improvement project which was implemented since 2016 is now on its fiftth and final segment with only remaining works at a 260-meter section in Barangay Ayuti.
“At present, motorists are reaping the benefits of a widened 3.32-kilometer portion of Lucban-Majayjay Road in Barangays Igang, Samil, and Ayuti,” said Secretary Villar.
With the completion of the entire project, locals and visitors alike will further enjoy an uninterrupted wide road passing through scenic rice fields.
It will further support the increasing influx of tourist arrivals in the Municipality of Lucban, Quezon and its adjacent towns and cities. Lucban, Quezon tourism spots include Kamay ni Jesus Healing Church, Majayjay Falls, Mt. Banahaw, and Pahiyas Museum Art Center among others.
According to Senior Undersecretary for Luzon Operations Rafael C. Yabut, the 4.935 kilometers Lucban-Majayjay Road is one of the national highways that directly connects the provinces of Quezon and Laguna.
DPWH Quezon 1st District Engineering Office allocated a total of P149.75 Million for the Widening of Lucban-Majayjay Road in Lucban town, composed of P27.75 Million in 2016, P65 Million in 2017, P25 Million in 2018, P20 Million in 2019, and P12 Million in 2020.