Boardwalk project near San Juanico Bridge now 72% complete

Visitors from all over the Philippines will have a more convenient, safe, and easy access to witness the beauty of San Juanico Bridge once it is completed. Photo: DPWH Tacloban

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Tacloban City District Engineering Office (TCDEO) – ADE Rebecca Yuse, along with QAS Chief Reynaldo De Guzman and OIC - Construction Section Chief Ronnel Abril – visits the construction site and monitors its progress.

The project, titled Construction of Multipurpose Facilities (Viewing Deck and Boardwalk) near San Juanico Bridge, Tacloban, Leyte, is part of the 2021 Regular Infrastructure Program and has a total contract amount of Php 19,205,756.12 sourced from the 2021 General Appropriations Act.

The project entails the construction of a suspended deck slab, the driving of 450x450 mm concrete piles, landscaping, and the installation of a solar generator.

Once completed, visitors from all over the region, as well as from outside the region, will have a more convenient, safe, and easy access to witness the beauty of San Juanico Bridge, one of the city's monumental landmarks. The project would also benefit the city's tourism development and, as a result, the local economy.

“We make sure to help and assist the local government showcase the beauty of the city and achieve a robust economy through such infrastructure projects,” said DE Acosta.

The project is currently 72 percent complete. —Tacloban News Update (Source: DPWH TCDEO)


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