The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed two infrastructure projects in Alaminos City and Malasiqui to provide ease of access to motorists in Pangasinan.
According to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, the two-lane Casolming Bridge along Pangasinan-Zambales Road in Alaminos City has now been widened into four lanes to accommodate the increasing number of motorists traversing the northern and western parts of the city.
“The two-lane Casolming Bridge along Pangasinan-Zambales Road in Alaminos City has now been widened into four lanes.”
The newly widened 46.2-meter bridge project funded with P49 million under the 2021 General Appropriations Act is expected to improve the delivery of agricultural products to nearby cities and towns.
The newly widened 46.2-meter bridge project is expected to improve delivery of agricultural products to nearby cities and towns.
Under the leadership of Director Ronnel Tan, DPWH Regional Office 1 also implemented the asphalt overlay along the 4.764-km stretch of Villasis-Malasiqui-San Carlos Road in Malasiqui, Pangasinan.
The P20.7-million road improvement, funded under the General Appropriations Act of 2022, included asphalt overlay, reblocking, thermoplastic pavement markings, and installation of road signs.
“As we transition to the new normal, it is important that we provide a safer and reliable road network that can support local economic recovery here in Pangasinan,” Mercado concluded.