Improved roads enhance mobility in Capiz towns

TRAVELING to various towns in Capiz is now more accessible and convenient with the improved roads undertaken by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Capiz 1st District Engineering Office.

DPWH 6 Regional Director Nerie Bueno said the completed road projects link various towns, provide access to tourism destinations, shorten travel time, and ease traffic congestion.

DPWH has completed the widening of Maayon Junction Bailan Road in Maayon, Capiz.

The P48.9-million project involves road widening from two to four lanes, with the length of 1.3 kilometers.
“The widened road enhances mobility in the towns of Maayon, Pontevedra and Panit-an, accommodating more vehicles and providing safer and faster transportation,” Bueno said.

The access road in Brgy. Tabun-acan in Pilar town is already paved, making a more convenient and enjoyable trip to the majestic 42-feet Hinulugan Falls, one of the most visited tourist destinations in the

The P39.8-million road concreting, a convergence project of DPWH and the Department of Tourism (DOT), involves concreting of 2-lane road with the length of 1.7 kilometers.
“This paved road could attract more tourists to visit Hinulugan Falls, promoting tourism development in the province. This will also give the locals a chance to market their products that could help
improved their economic condition,” Bueno stressed.

Meantime, Bueno said that construction of Maayon By-pass Road in Maayon Capiz is also completed. The P37.5-million project, involves construction of concrete road with the length of 1.22 kilometers and drainage with the length of 1,620 lineal meters.
Maayon By-pass Road decongests traffi c in the main thoroughfare in the towns of Cuartero, Maayon and Bailan, provides vehicles with alternate route, shortens travel time, and decongest traffi c in the main thoroughfare.
“With this by-pass road, travelers and motorists will have alternate and faster route to various communities in the town of Maayon.

This could also open opportunities for various economic in the area that could improve the quality of life of the people in the locality,” said Bueno. (PR)