Bu­lala­cao – Caba­cab tourism road

Sun.Star Baguio - - SPEAK OUT - Me­le­nia B. Nabe

AF­TER long years of wait­ing the re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion of Bu­lala­cao-Caba­cab Barangay road was un­der­way for this year. The Na­tional Gov­ern­ment al­lot­ted ? 90 mil­lion for the first phase for the con­struc­tion of the said project. Project was lo­cated at Bu­lala­cao, Mankayan, Benguet con­nect­ing to Cada Tourism Road.

The Depart­ment of Pub­lic Works and High­ways (DPWH) was the one im­ple­mented the project in co­op­er­a­tion for the Depart­ment of Tourism. The said agency is now fo­cus­ing on their pro­gram to in­crease the num­ber of tourism road in the coun­try.

The aim of the project is to con­nect it to the ex­ist­ing CadaAm-am Tourism Road. This served as an al­ter­nate axis way.

The road con­struc­tion was awarded by the DPWH to Ca­puyan Con­struc­tion. The three kilo­me­ter tourism road was started last Jan­uary, 2018 and it is ex­pected to be fin­ished on De­cem­ber, 2018.

The road con­struc­tion was broke down into three cat­e­gories: road widen­ing, riprap­ping and two lane road con­cret­ing.

Peo­ple in the com­mu­nity wel­comed the said re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion project be­cause this act also as farm to mar­ket road wherein they will travel their prod­uct eas­ily.

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