By DPWH 2ndLED
December 7, 2018
CARIGARA, Leyte – The Department of Public Works and Highways Leyte Second District Engineering Office poured out a total of P85 million for the construction of concrete road leading to Villaconzoilo Agri and Eco Tourism Farm and Silawa Falls.
The project involves 3.5 kilometers Portland Cement Concrete Pavement (PCCP) with the width of 6.1 meters and thickness of .028 meters, including culverts, excavation and embankment.
District Engineer Carlos Veloso said that the project will provide convenient access for visitors who want to experience the natural forest atmosphere and the relaxing effect of the cool and clean waterfalls.
He added that this development will also open new opportunities to the whole community through the new income generating programs that will contribute to the growth of the economy.
To date, the road to Villaconzoilo Agri and Eco-Tourism Farm is now accessible, however, the road leading to Silawa Falls is still underway.
Meanwhile, the Payapa at Masaganang Pamana (PAMANA) has allocated also P9.85 million in addition to the road concreting works at Villaconzoilo leading to Silawa Falls.
The Villaconzoilo Agri and Eco-Tourism Farm is about 7 kilometers from the town proper while Silawa Falls is located at the upper stream at 5 about kilometers away.