REP. LUCY TORRES-GOMEZ, together with husband Ormoc Mayor Richard Gomez, the 4th Leyte Engineering District, and the Ormoc Development Team, led the turnover of the Ormoc Diversion Road on Saturday, January 5.
Also in attendance were the Punong Barangay and council-ors of all benefitted barangays like Bantigue, San Pablo, Dong-hol, Patag, and Sumangga.
The turnover was marked with a short drive on the 127-me-ter Mantutugnaw Bridge con-necting Donghol and Biliboy. A short program was held after. Engr. Lino Francisco Gonza-les, Leyte 4th district engineer, said that the diversion road is 11.147-kilometers long and 6.7 meters wide. He said three bridges were constructed with a total length of 228 meters, among them the Mantutugnaw Bridge which is considered the tallest bridge in the 4th congres-sional district and one of the tallest in the region.