NSSDEO, Brgy. Burabud, Laoang, Northern Samar– The Department of Public Works and Highways Northern Samar Second District Engineering Office (DPWH NSSDEO) has completed the widening of Opong Bridge 3 and Opong Bridge 4 in Brgy. Opong in the town of Catubig. These projects were under contract with Deacons Temple Construction and Supply and JBM Engineers and Supply.

Located along the Rawis – Catubig Road, it involves the widening from the existing two (2) lanes to four (4) lanes with abutment on reinforced concrete deck girder on reinforced concrete piles foundation, concrete railings, and grouted riprap to act as a slope protection structure, ensuring safer travel along the road section.

The project has contract ID no. of 22II0045 for Opong Bridge 3 and 22II0046 for Opong Bridge 4 with a total contract amount of P29.32M funded under GAA FY 2022 DPWH Regular Infrastructure Program and is directly supervised by Project Engineer Mikhail Benedik Mondigo.

The NSSDEO bridge widening projects aims to provide safer roads and better travel experience of commuters and expected to promote domestic trade, eco-tourism and agri-business by providing added road space for motorists to ease traffic.