DAVAO CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced Wednesday that it has completed the rehabilitation of slope protection system in sections of the Bukidnon-Davao City Road.

(Photo courtesy of Department of Public Works and Highways)

Citing reports from DPWH Region 10 Director Zenaida Tan, the DPWH said that the slope protection system in three sections of the Bukidnon-Davao City road has been completed.

“The first with a project cost of P49.5 million covering an area of 3,312 square meters and includes a construction of a 112-meter concrete canal; second, covering an area of 3,795 square meters with a total cost of P56 million, and the last, covering an area of 4,300 square meters with a total cost of P66 million,” it said. 

The DPWH added that “the rehabilitation of road sections includes installation of active wire mesh slope protection and provision of erosion control net with vegetation.”

DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the new slope protection will bring safer road travels and will protect the properties of local residents. 

“With this newly rehabilitated slope protection of Bukidnon-Davao City road, road travel will be safer and properties of locals are secured,” said  Villar.


Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2021/02/11/bukidnon-davao-city-road-protected-from-landslides-with-rehabilitation-of-slope-protection-system/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bukidnon-davao-city-road-protected-from-landslides-with-rehabilitation-of-slope-protection-system)