House leaders in the country are joining a North Luzon Highway inspection trip with stops at tourist destinations.
A statement released by the Press and Public Bureau of the House of Representative announced that House leaders led by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez hit the road Thursday for a six-day inspection of the highways and roads in Northern Luzon. These people include officials from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Tourism (DOT), Department of Transportation (DOTr), Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA).
The working travel expedition to the country’s streets, vital infrastructure and installations is called “North Luzon Inspection Trip” and scheduled for June 1 to 6, 2017.
The expedition, with stops in the provinces of La Union, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, Ifugao, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Baguio City, Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan and Pampanga, aims to ensure the maximum benefit, comfort and safety of the Filipino people.
The working travel expedition to the country’s streets, vital infrastructure and installations is called “North Luzon Inspection Trip” and scheduled for June 1 to 6, 2017
The team will inspect road network connectivity, road signs, tourism infrastructures and the construction of government installations for better public service. Moreover, lawmakers are also aware that there were recent road accidents in Luzon, so the more they want to know what infrastructure are needed to make travel safe and convenient to the people. Therefore, they will inspect accessibility and width of streets, and other safety measures that can be put in place to reduce the number of traffic accidents.