Calbayog – Catarman road now cleared

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Calbayog – Catarman road going through Brgy. Cagbayang, Oquendo District, Calbayog City suffered slope failure brought about by the continuous heavy rains of tropical storm Usman.

The slope failure happened around eight (8) in the morning of December 30, 2018 rendering the whole road unpassable to all types of vehicles. Fortunately, no one was harmed.

Maintenance Point Person (MPP) Mario Balane and his team arrived at 9 AM to begin the clearing operations. Warning signs are installed and traffic advisories are posted to redirect traffic to the Calbayog – Allen Road.

Approximately 1,200 cubic meter of debris were detached from the mountain slope. As of January 9, 2018, all lanes are passable to all vehicles.