7 tourism road projects proposed in Davao City

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Sunday, February 2, 2014

THE regional office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has proposed seven tourism road projects under the Department of Tourism-DPWH Convergence Program for Davao City this year.

DPWH-Davao public information office head Jose Dennis Y. Flores said two projects were proposed for Davao City District Engineering Office, one for Davao City 2nd District Engineering Office, and four for Davao City 3rd District Engineering Office.

The proposed projects for Davao City District Engineering Office are the P80-million construction and upgrading of G. Poras street and Trade School drive in Obrero leading to People's Park and the P40 million upgrading and construction of Don Juliano Rodriguez ave. leading to Crocodile Park in Maa.


For 2nd District Engineering Office, a P20-million project is proposed for the widening of the road leading to to Sasa Wharf and the construction of road curb and gutter, sidewalk, and drainage.

Four projects have been lined up for the Davao City 3rd District Engineering Office, which has the highest allocation, including the P289-million road upgrading and widening and the construction of a bridge in Lakton-Lamanan-Inayangan-Kawayan road leading to Kawayan peak.

Road projects lined up for the third district is the P13-million road project for Mintal-Bago Ociera-Bago Palera leading to UP Mindanao, P50-million project for Lumundao-Salaysay-Arakhan leading to Mt. Apo and Lumundao-Marilog-Davao City, and the construction of a P50-million access road leading to Malagos Garden Resort and the Philippine Eagle Sanctuary.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on February 03, 2014.


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