Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the ongoing segment of a bypass road project that will decongest traffic within the town center of Infanta, Quezon has attained 87 percent accomplishment rate.
Citing a report from DPWH Quezon 1st District Engineering Office, Secretary Villar said that the project now under Phase 2 has an ongoing 545-meters road opening and 2-lane concreting over a length of 380 meters.
We are right on track to complete this ongoing segment by the end of the year. This would add to the completed first segment from Barangay Silangan to Miswa which is a 4-lane, 315-meter road portion complete with the provision of slope protections works, drainage system and sidewalk,” said Secretary Villar.
The proposed Infanta Bypass Road will be a 4.2 kilometers 4-lane road with 6.7 meters carriageway width. The entire project is planned to for implementation until 2022.
To date, DPWH has allocated a total of P100 million for the bypass road since 2019, composed of P50 Million each from 2019 and 2020 General Appropriations Act.
When completed, this new road will provide the motorists going to Dinahican Port an alternative route enabling them to save travel time and vehicle operation and maintenance
costs,” said Secretary Villar.