TACLOBAN CITY– The portion stretching the Tanauan to Dagami road has been widened and reported completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Leyte 2nd District Engineering Office.
According to District Engineer Leo Edward Oppura, the existing 2-lane pavement is expanded to 4 lanes at District II in Dagami town, measuring 1.1046 linear meters in a 2.25-meter width on both sides of the carriageway, and reflective thermoplastic pavement markings are applied to increase visibility for motorists.
Provisions for the 21 posts of street solar lights were placed to provide visibility during night time, reducing vehicular accidents by making the entire road more visible to drivers.
The project dubbed ‘Road Widening—Tertiary Roads, Tanauan-Dagami Road’, has a contract amount of P14.68 million sourced in the DPWH-General Appropriations Act CY 2023 under Network Development Road Widening Tertiary Roads.
DPWH is committed to building better road networks, uplifting economic development, and recognizing the importance of providing safer and better transportation for the traveling public.
The Tanauan-Dagami-Dagami road section measures 6.842 kilometers, sharing a boundary with the Leyte 1st District Engineering Office.
(LIZBETH ANN A ABELLA)