In a significant stride towards securing Palawan’s coastal communities, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Palawan 2nd District Engineering Office reported the completion of the Panacan Seawall Project to protect the coastal communities in Barangay Panacan, Narra, Palawan.
The 138-meter-long seawall, constructed with concrete slope protection with pathways, hand-laid rock barrier, and PVC sheet piles, increases safety and enhances the area’s natural beauty.
“Implemented at a cost of P19.55 million, the project ensures a resilient barrier against coastal elements, safeguarding the local area.”
“Implemented at a cost of P19.55 million, the project ensures a resilient barrier against coastal elements, safeguarding the local area,” DPWH Palawan 2nd DEO District Engineer Noel Fuentebella said.
The seawall project also stands out even at night with its solar-powered lights highlighting Palawan’s dedication to environment-friendly alternative energy sources.
“Local residents and visitors can now enjoy a safer coastline and beautiful pathways, showcasing DPWH’s dedication to building meaningful infrastructure that stands the test of time,” Fuentebella added.