Governor pushes for new coastal highway

Posted by watchmen
September 5, 2017

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga


Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. yesterday said he would like to see a new highway to complement the existing coastal road.

“The current coastal road should be widened and developed,” he said.

The governor said the proposed highway should go through less-populated areas, in an effort to develop those parts of the island, and suggested the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) conduct a study.

Marañon said the proposal is an item that should be included in the DPWH regular budget./DGB, WDJ

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