ORMOC CITY & MATAG-OB, Leyte– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) is currently undertaking the Construction of Manlilinao – San Sebastian Road in Ormoc City and Matag-ob, Leyte which has a completion rate of 53.59% at present.

With a contract cost of Php 96,353,817.11 funded under the General Appropriations Act (GAA) 2023, the project encompasses a length of 3.2 lane kilometers and a total width of 6.10 meters. The scope of works for this endeavor includes earthworks such as excavation and embankment, construction of Portland Cement Concrete Pavement (PCCP), and installation of reinforcing steel and structural concrete.

Upon completion, the Manlilinao – San Sebastian Road will not only improve the connectivity between Ormoc City and Matag-ob, Leyte, but it will also greatly contribute to their socio-economic growth. The enhanced road will stimulate trade and commerce, opening up new opportunities for business and boosting the overall prosperity of the area.
While this project is progressing, the DEO is also actively engaged in similar road construction projects in other areas within its jurisdiction such as the Construction of Concrete Road in Puertobello – Puting Bato Road leading to Mt. Magsanga, Merida, Leyte as well as the Construction of Liberty – Burauen Brgy. Road, Ormoc City to name a few. (PR)