FIVE road projects worth 330 million peso are being built to boost tourism in Compostela Valley in 2015.
The Department of Public Works and Highways in Davao Region said three of the projects, amounting to 250 million peso, and will be implemented by the regional office. The other two, amounting to 80 million peso, will be implemented by the Compostela Valley-District Engineering Office.
The projects are the 80 million peso concreting of Bantacan Road leading to Tadia Fall of New Bataan; 80 million peso concreting of New Albay-Marangig road in Maragusan leading to Marangig Waterfalls and Pyalitan Waterfalls in Maragusan; and the 90 million peso concreting of road from Ubuton, New Bataan to Camp Uno leading to White Peak, New Bataan.
The projects to be implemented by the Comval-DEO and are the 40 million peso concreting of Nabunturan Public Market Road and the 40 million peso concreting of Barangay Pindasan Circumferential Road in Mabini leading to Kopiat and Lunod Island and Mabini Beach Resorts.
The five projects will have a total length of 11.20 kilometers.
Christine Dompor, Compostela Valley provincial tourism officer, said 13 projects were lined up for 2015 but only the five were approved.