MANILA, Philippines – Some portions of the national roads in Southern Leyte, Eastern Samar and Agusan del Sur that were damaged by tropical storm “Quinta” have been closed to vehicular traffic, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways.
In an advisory, the DPWH on Wednesday said it had deployed emergency crew and equipment to “clear and conduct emergency repairs” on the following roads: Daang Maharlika and Mahaplag-Sogod roads in Southern Leyte; Camp 5 boundary-Taft Junction in Borongan, Eastern Samar; and the Butuan City-Talacogon-Loreto-Sta. Josefa road, as well as the Waloe bridge in Agusan del Sur.
The DPWH did not say when the road repair works will be completed. Jerry Esplanada, Philippine Daily Inquirer