P300-M Capiz Infrastructure Project Reviewed

ROXAS CITY, Capiz (PNA) - Plans for a R300-million bridge which is part of the circumferential road that will be constructed in Capiz provincial capital, Roxas City is now with the central office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for review and approval.

The Roxas City circumferential road is one high impact project identified for Western Visayas to be funded from this year's DPWH budget, DPWH regional director Edilberto D. Tayao said.

The initial amount will specifically be utilized for the building of the 90-lineal meter Culasi-Libas Bridge and its road component.

The circumferential road with a total length of 19.86 kilometers has an estimated total cost of R850 million. It is divided into two sections. The first section is the construction of the diversion road that requires a new road opening of 7.4 kilometers while the second section is the existing outer city road with a total stretch of 12.4 kilometers.