DPWH improves road in Negros Occ. town

The 970-meter road in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental along Bacolod South Road was reconstructed for safer and more convenient transportation. (Photo courtesy of DPWH, Negros Occidental 4th DEO

Traveling along Bacolod South Road, particularly in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental is now more convenient and safer with the improved road condition with the completion of road concreting implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Negros Occidental 4th District Engineering Office.

According to District Engineer Genaro M. Panganiban, the project, in the amount of Php9.9 million, involves improvement of the two inner lanes from asphalt to Portland Concrete Cement Pavement along Bacolod South Road in Pontevedra section, with the length of 970 meters.

“With this road improvement, transport of goods and services from Bacolod City to the southern part of the province and vice versa, will be easier and faster, hence would help in boosting the province’s economic condition,” Panganiban said.

“It will also bring ease of transportation especially for people who live within the city’s borders, securing a safe and functional road,” he added.

Further, Panganiban said this project would benefit approximately 10,400 motorists everyday based on the annual average daily traffic. (DPWH-6/RPAIO)