TACLOBAN CITY-The Department of Public Works and Highways, Tacloban City District Engineering Office, marks its continuation in the construction of the Shore Protection in Magsaysay Boulevard.

This vital project, aimed at safeguarding the coastal area, proceeded with great success following the first phase, which showcased high-quality and noteworthy outcomes.

Now, in its second phase, the said project has achieved an impressive 80% progress rate. As the project nears completion, it promises to provide long-lasting benefits to the community and the environment as well.

With a vision of providing a safer coastal area, a budget of P48,901,822.33 was allocated under the General Appropriations Act of 2023 for the continuation of the said project. With an estimated length of 415.846-meter lane stone masonry, the DPWH Tacloban aimed to complete the project within 213 calendar days.

OIC District Engineer, Rebecca G. Yuse, highlighted that the completion of the said project is a high manifestation of creating a more reliable and resilient shore protection, which will provide a safer place for community settlers around the coastal area.

“This will also serve as a preventive measure in case of calamities that will help prevent further damage around the area,” she added.