The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) had recently completed the rehabilitation of an access road leading to Kaitulari Ecopark located in the mountainous part of Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental.
Citing a report by DPWH Negros Occidental 2nd OIC-District Engineer Rolando P. Valdez, Secretary Mark A. Villar explained that the completed project covers the repair along 1.28-kilometer road 230-millimeter thick with 6.10-meter width concrete pavement with stone masonry, metal guardrail including post and metal beam end piece.
The project was completed in the amount of P24.5 million.
“Rehabilitation of this access road will give boost to the tourism industry in the highlands of Negros Occidental and promote the importance of environmental protection to both locals and tourists,” said Secretary Villar.
“The completed project will also facilitate better mobility of people and more efficient delivery of goods between Moises Padilla and its neighboring municipalities,” added Secretary Villar.