DPWH improves Aritao-Quirino road

The completed Aritao-Quirino Road

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 26 (PIA) - The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already completed the Aritao-Quirino Road.

Engineer Glen Miguel, DPWH south district chief said the project which consists of 34.54 kilometer road and four bridges will boost economic progress around the influence area of Aritao in Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino province.

He said the project which was implemented by DPWH regional office is a two-lane road with a 6.70m carriageway width, 300mm thickness and a roadbed width of 20 meters.

"The construction of the project includes the construction of 4.5m concrete road funded under General Appropriations Act (GAA) FY 2018 - completed on December 31, 2018," Miguel said.

He further said that the construction of 2.11 km concrete road funded under GAA FY 2019 was completed on December 11, 2019 while the construction of 2230 LM. concrete road, and the construction of 2289.80 ln. concrete road funded under GAA FY 2020 were completed on October 23, 2020.

Miguel also said the completed projects are expected to provide access road to agricultural production areas and will serve as an alternate route from Nueva Vizcaya to Quirino or vice-versa.

"The whole project was also intended to support the regional infrastructure development and enhance the mobility of basic goods and services along the road network," Miguel said. (MDCT/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)


Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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