14 Roads Closed Due to Tropical Depression Vicky

Monday, December 21, 2020

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has so far cleared nine (9) road sections and is now clearing remaining 14 national road sections in Luzon and Visayas that were rendered impassable due to landslide, mudflow, flooding, fallen trees and damaged road and bridge brought by Tropical Depression Vicky.

As of 6:00 AM Monday, December 21, 2020, two (2) sections in Ifugao Province are still being cleared namely: Kiangan-Tinoc-Buguias Road at K0357+850 in Ap-apid and at K0345+000 in Binablayan, Tinoc Town; and the Banaue-Mayoyao-A. Lista-Isabela Boundary Road in Barangay Mongol, Mayoyao due to soil collapse and landslide.

In Region 2, affected sections are: Cagayan Apayao Road, Itawes Bridge, K519+(-1044), Tuao, Cagayan; Cagayan Valley Road, Divisoria Bridge, K461+-459-K0461+-300, Namabalan Sur, Tuguegrao City; Cabagan-Sta. Maria Overflow Bridge, Cabagan Sta. Maria; and the San Pedro Overflow bridge along NRJ-Villa Sur-San Pedro-Cabuaan-Ysmael- Disimungal Rd. K0367+786 in Maddela, Quirino.

DPWH identified closed roads in Region 3 as follows: Nueva Ecija-Aurora Road Camatis Section K0174+300 and Baler-Casiguran Road, Dibet A Abuttment A in Aurora while in Region 5, impassable roads are the following: Catanduanes Circumferential Road at K0081+350 and K0081+150 in Brgy. Sagrada, Municipality of Bagamano, Catanduanes; Baras‐Gigmoto‐Viga Road at K0083+300 Brgy. Ogbong, Municipality of Viga, Catanduanes; Jct. Panganiban‐Sabloyon Road K0064+800, K0066+300, K0068+900, Brgy. San Miguel, Mun. of Panganiban, Catanduanes.

Three (3) road sections in Region 8 were also reported specifically along: Daang Maharlika, K0984+800-K1003+972 Layog Bridge (B00551LT); Tacloban-Baybay South Road, K0985+200, Brgy. Liberasion, Mahaplag, Leyte; and Bdry. Silago-Abuyog Road
K0996+(-651) -K1011+931 Panalian Bridge.

Tropical Depression Vicky’s partial cost of damage on infrastructure has reached P110.4 Million with P5 Million from Region 5, and P96.4 Million in Region 8.