Butong, Quezon gets Php 12.9M farm-to-market road
A Php 12.9 Million farm-to-market road has been finished in the Municipality of Quezon, Bukidnon. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently the completion of the said farm-to-market road located in Barangay Butong, Quezon.
In a press release, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the project covers the concrete paving of the 654-meter local road with 1.5-meter shoulder both sides, reflectorized thermoplastic pavement markings, removal and installation of cross drainage with pipe end structures, removal and construction of grouted riprap line canal drainages as well as the removal of obstructing trees.
“Concrete roads will surely improve product delivery of Barangay Butong farmers and hopefully, will double their income with lower transportation cost,” Villar said.
According to Villar, the DPWH constructs farm-to-market roads in coordination with the Department of Agriculture “to further promote inclusive growth by developing infrastructure that improves the living condition and livelihood of our farmers especially in far-flung areas.”
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