Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno, 2nd Dist. Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, and DPWH Regional Director Evelyn T. Barroso led local officials in the official inauguration of the P48.3 million flood control project beside Cagayan de Oro River, near St. Augustine Cathedral and Duaw Park.
The blessing was officiated by Rev. Fr. Rolando Gabutera. In his speech, Mayor Moreno said aside from protection from the flood, the floodwall project will be also be new tourist attraction with its 3-meter wide walkway, two viewing decks and 12 solar-powered park lights. The 146 linear meter flood wall has a height of 5 meters, and was completed last May 26, 2014.
with photos by CDO Info Network