NSSDEO, Brgy. Burabud, Laoang, Northern Samar– The DPWH Northern Samar 2nd District Engineering Office headed by OIC District Engineer Charlito S. Carlobos has completed the project which is Off-Carriageway Improvement, Secondary Roads in pre-designated kilometer stations along the Catarman-Laoang Road in the second district of Northern Samar.

Located in Barangay Bantayan of the municipality of San Roque, this project was funded under the DPWH Regular Infrastructure thru the GAA CY 2022 with an allocated amount of P9.645 million. It is under contract with ESD Construction & Supply.

The following are the project’s scope of work; (1) Concreting of 295.00 meters off-carriageway; (2) Construction of 134.20 concrete slope protection on steel sheet pile. This is significant to the road users since it will give them additional lanes to accommodate the increasing volume of vehicles plying the area. The improvement of this road section provides an efficient transportation facility that will benefit the traveling public in Northern Samar Second District with the ultimate objective of uplifting the socio-economic condition of the people thru better transportation facilities.

The Catarman-Laoang Road is a vital arterial road in the province of Northern Samar since it directly links by land travel the two legislative district of the province catering to large volume of traffic daily.