The Roxas City Government, thru the Capiz Provincial Government identified Roxas City Circumferential Road as one of their priority projects.
Roxas City Circumferential Road would serve as a by-pass road for traffic of goods and passengers going to and from Culasi Port and Panay town and the adjoining north eastern towns of Capiz, without passing thru the central business area of Roxas City.
The Roxas City Circumferential Road is one of four road projects being proposed by DPWH VI under the Panay Roads Investment Development (PRIDE) to be funded under the Japan Bank of International Cooperation.
Roxas City Circumferential Road is divided into two sections:
- Section I starts at the Culasi Port and passing at the side of Cadimahan River, crosses the said river at Station 10+857 wherein two bridges will be constructed.
- Section II starts at the junction of the Ivisan-Roxas National Road and eventually joins the national highway going to Panay and Pontevedra towns.
ROXAS CITY – Two major infrastructure projects for the province of Capiz were approved by the Regional Development Council (RDC) in a meeting held at the Social Hall of the Negros Occidental Provincial Capitol, Bacolod City, June 30, 2011.
Capiz Governor Victor A. Tanco, who is also the RDC Chairman, said that the projects which was endorsed and approved were the Roxas City Circumferential Road and the Panay River Basin Flood Control Project.
The P 705 million Roxas City Circumferential Road is 19.86 km long, divided into 2 sections. The first section will stretch from Culasi Port, passing Cadimahan River going to Ivisan – Roxas national road. Section 2 will start at the junction of Ivisan – Roxas national road going northeasterly and will join the national highway of Panay and Pontevedra Towns.
“The road aims to provide a reliable and easy to access transport system between urban and rural communities. This will increase the economic activity of Capiz,” Gov. Tanco added. Continue reading
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