11 Roads Closed Due to Odette as of Sunday Noon

Sunday, December 19, 2021

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is still clearing a total of 11 impassable roads in five (5) regions affected by Typhoon Odette.

Based on the 12:00 noon Sunday, December 19, 2021 report of the DPWH Bureau of Maintenance, the Puerto Princesa North Road, specifically at Langogan Bridge and and another section in Barangay Langogan, Puerto Princesa City is impassable due to damaged old bridge and landslide.

The Jct (LIR) Buenavista- Carmen-Danao-Jetafe Rd in Carmen, Bohol; Tagbilaran East Road in Poblacion, Alicia, Bohol are also closed due to fallen trees.

In Southern Leyte, the Daang Maharlika at K1065+000-K1099+000; Liloan-San Ricardo Road, K1056+896-K1096+195; Bdry. Southern Leyte- Maasin-Macrohon-Sogod Daang Maharlika, K1136+400 in Maasin City; and Jct. Himay-angan- Silago-Abuyog Bdry. Road, K1065+000- K1099+000 are closed due to fallen trees, electric poles, and debris.

In Bukidnon, the affected sections are: portions of Misamis Oriental - Bukidnon - Agusan Road, in Brgy. Siloo and Brgy. San Luis, Malitbog due to damaged newly constructed spillway at Siloo Bridge and soil collapse.

Also closed are: the Butuan City - Cagayan de Oro City - Iligan City Road, Old Mambayaan Bridge in Misamis Oriental due to damaged bridge; Dinagat-Loreto in Mahayahay, San Jose, Dinagat Islands due to road slip; and NJR Bah-Bah-Talacogon Road in Brgy. Sto. Nino, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur due to damaged roadway.

Five (5) roads also remain with limited access namely: Anini-Y - T. Fornier - Hamtic Road in Antique due to soil erosion; Jct. SH Impasug-ong - Patulangan By-Pass in Bukidnon due to soil erosion; portion of Dinagat-Loreto Road in Mahayahay, San Jose, Dinagat Islands due to fallen trees; NJR Bah-Bah-Talacogon Road in Brgy, Lucena, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur due to flooding; and Butuan City-Pianing-Tandag Road in Brgy. Anticala, Butuan City due to slope collapse.

Estimated damage to public infrastructure is now at P308.9 Million, broken down to 79.5 Million damage to roads, P90 Million damage to bridges, and P139.4 Million in flood-control structures.

DPWH Quick Response Teams with equipment have managed to clear and reopen a total of 24 roads that were rendered impassable by Typhoon Odette.