The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed three (3) new roads aimed at improving connectivity in the municipalities of Payao and Malangas in Zamboanga Sibugay.
In his report to DPWH Secretary Roger G. Mercado, DPWH Region 9 Regional Director Cayamombao D. Dia identified the completed projects in Malangas as the improvement of the 1.02-km La Dicha-Danlugan Diversion Road and 0.931-km Guilawa-Palalian-Baragnay Poblacion Malangas Bypass Road.
Also recently-completed is the 0.953-km Kulasi-An-Balungisan Bypass Road in Payao which is now expected to aid farmers in faster transportation of crops especially during the rainy season.
“We would also like to recognize the continued efforts of our men on the field who work tirelessly to deliver much-needed road improvements in the countryside and boost economic activities,” added Secretary Mercado.
A total of P32.3 million was allocated under the 2021 General Appropriations Act (GAA) for the construction of the three (3) roads implemented by DPWH Zamboanga Sibugay First District Engineering Office.