DPWH Regional Office 1 Situational Report as of September 20, 2022, 1:00 P.M
DPWH Regional Office 1 Situational Report as of September 20, 2022, 1:00 P.M.
Ilocos Norte First District Engineering Office:
Manila North Road, Kilometer 578+800, Sitio Banquero, Barangay Pancian, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte is CLOSED to all types of vehicles due to damaged concrete pavement and major land/rockslides.
PLEASE be informed that the volume of the September 17 and 19, 2022 incidental soil/weathered rock movement downward (3x) clearing operations
hinders our team to expedite clearing operations.
Additional Equipment from DPWH Region 2 was deployed to augment/ assist in the clearing operation on the other side of the slide .PLEASE bear with us.
ALTERNATE ROUTE FOR ALL TYPES OF VEHICLES via IlocosSur-Abra-Kalinga-
Tuguegarao Road & vice versa (National Road).
Take Manila North Road (MNR), Ilocos Sur-Abra Road Junction Narvacan Ilocos Sur-Bangued, Abra Section then Abra-Kalinga Road (Bangued-Tayum-Lagangilang-Licuan Baay-Balbalan Section) then Kalinga-Abra Road (Balbalan-Pasil-Tabuk Section) and then Junction Kalinga-Tuguegarao Road.
OTHER POSSIBLE ALTERNATE ROUTE from Ilocos Norte to Region 2 via Ilocos Norte-Apayao Road & vice-versa:
For 4×4 vehicles only (hardly passable for 4×2 vehicles)
1.) Tuguegarao via Conner Apayao road- Kabugao, Apayao-Calanasan, Apayao -Solsona Ilocos Norte.
2.) Claveria, Cagayan-Calanasan Junction Namaltugan going left to Kabugao Apayao, going right to Solsona Ilocos Norte (one lane passable- due to ongoing project).
NOTE: Need to pass Three (3) Rivers
One river crossing with standby loader to assist motorists and the two other river crossings are passable with caution.
Motorists are advised to take safety precaution while travelling the alternate routes.