DPWH to mobilize Lakbay Alalay for Undas

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Second Leyte Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works is all set for its “Lakbay Alalay” to assist motorists and travellers for the All Saints and All Soul’s day observance.

Teams are set to be deployed in three strategic areas along the in Leyte’s second district starting at 5:00 PM on October 31, 2017 up to 12:00 noon of November 2, 2017. These areas are: the 2nd LED office in Carigara town, the Lemon junction in Capoocan town, and along the Burauen-Julita junction in Dulag town.

“As directed by the central office, the teams to be deployed shall assist roadside concerns of motorists joining the All Saints’ Day rush,” Engr. Carlos Veloso said.

Uniformed motorist assistance teams will provide personal and prompt assistance on normal and emergency situations in strategic locations along major thoroughfares on a round-the-clock shift.

The agency added that the teams shall also coordinate with the Land Transportation Office (LTO), Philippine National Police (PNP), and officials of local government units (LGUs) if they require assistance from the maintenance teams of the DPWH, likewise if DPWH necessitates their services.

Meanwhile, DPWH said it has been in coordination with contractors of ongoing roadwork to guarantee that proper scheduling of road works and installation of necessary traffic advisory are in place.

All national highways particularly those leading to public and private cemeteries are now also being cleared of obstructions and potholes to ensure safety of huge volume of motorists expected to flock major roads this coming long weekend.