CATARMAN,Northern Samar– The Department of Public Works and Highways Northern Samar First DEO has completed the P39.94 million road widening project along a portion of Catarman-Laoang road in the municipality of Mondragon Northern Samar.

The road widening project involves the construction of 1.329 kilometer of road, widening the existing 2-lane into 4 lane road in Brgy. Imelda. The road project also covers the construction of concrete shoulder, provision of white and yellow thermoplastic pavement markings, stone masonry and metal guardrails.

“With the completion of widening project, the public will be able to utilize 4 lanes highway per direction,” said District Engineer Mario D. Villena.

“In addition to facilitating better connectivity, this will significantly promote trade and economic activities in the area,” he added.

The project has a total budget allocation of P39.94-million, funded under General Appropriations Act FY 2022.