LA PAZ, Leyte – Better roads leading to Calabato Hot Spring, this town, will soon serve the public, the Department of Public Works and Highways-Leyte Second District Engineering Office reported.
According to District Engineer Gerald Pacanan, aside from the completed P46 million for the concreting of 1.6592-kilometer two-lane road and construction of an arch bridge, another P26 million has been poured out for the 2,025.2 square meter Portland Cement Concrete Pavement (PCCP); 320 linear meter lined canal; 110 linear meter retaining wall and 897 cubic meter stone masonry works.
“To intensify local tourism and economic progress in Leyte, the Department of Tourism in partnership with DPWH, has allocated funds for the road development projects of the tourist destinations in the area”, said Pacanan.
Pacanan emphasized that this project will also provide opportunities for residents living in the area through easier transport of commodities and products.
The local government of La Paz is continuously emerging its tourism destination after it was damage by super typhoon Yolanda in 2013.