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DPWH paves 3.69-km access road
to Zamboanga Sibugay’s Silupa Beach

More travelers will soon visit a booming beach attraction in the municipality of Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay with the recent completion of improvement works along NRJ-Bawang Provincial Road.

The newly-completed 3.69-kilometer portion of NRJ-Bawang Provincial Road in Barangay Bawang, Buug Town is the gateway to Silupa Beach in the municipality of Malangas.

The Department of Public Works and Highways completed the road project at a cost of P77.19-million.

“The improvement along NRJ-Bawang Provincial Road now facilitates easy access to beach destinations and support the agricultural and fishing industries in the coastal town of Buug,” the DPWH said in a statement.

Paved road has cut travel time from Barangay Bawang going to market centers, benefiting farmers and fisherfolks with their coconut and seafood production.

2 Cagayan road projects for agri-business, agri-ecotourism development

Two road projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Province of Cagayan are expected to give a boost to agri-business and agri-ecotourism industries.

The two road projects in the towns of Abulug and Piat, with the total amount of P17.5 million was funded through DPWH’s Convergence and Special Support Program for fiscal year 2019 and 2020 respectively.

The project involves the improvement of 690-meter Basiguian Road leading to Manila North Road (MNR) which is already set to be opened to commuters to provide high accessibility and smooth trade in the area.

The project aims to strengthen the agri-business industry in Abulug, wherein there is a high number of livestock production as well as rice, corn, vegetable, and coconut products supplying the local market.

Meanwhile, an ongoing 490-meters access road construction is seen to ensure easier travel to the Integrated Agri-Ecotourism Park, a declared tourism site of Piat, Cagayan.

This road project, which now reached 95.28 percent accomplishment, involves the concreting of a two-lane road aimed to improve connectivity to the site.

When completed, the project in Piat will open opportunities to the public and private sectors for livelihood projects, thereby creating jobs that are contributory to the growth of the local economy.

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