Last week, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced the completion of the P176 million Opol-Laguindingan Road Widening Project as better and improved access to Laguindingan Airport (LINK).

But the said project (highlighted) is just one among several completed projects as shown below (taken from DPWH Website). Click image to enlarge.

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There are still quite a handful of road projects by the DPWH still ongoing as observed. Meantime, just browse over the photos below. Indeed, the highway has expanded to 4 and even 6 lanes in some areas. Sequence of photos is from Laguindingan going to Opol.

This is Laguindingan section. Note the island.

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Road works are still ongoing in some areas.

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The town’s first pedestrian overpass is also under construction.IMG_6937

This is now entering Alubijid boundary.

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A new Alubijid Bridge is being constructed. IMG_6943

This is now heading to El Salvador City. Note the wide highway.

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More road widening project ahead.

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This is still part of El Salvador City heading to the poblacion area.

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Entering El Salvador City proper.

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Moderate traffic starts to pick up at El Salvador City.

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This is now near the Divine Mercy Shrine junction.IMG_6964 IMG_6966 IMG_6969 IMG_6971

We are now going to Opol.

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Traffic is stalled at the under construction Amoros Bridge in El Salvador City.IMG_6978 IMG_6979 IMG_6980 IMG_6983 IMG_6989

Home stretch towards Barangay Molugan, the last barangay of El Salvador City before entering Opol.

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This is now Opol.

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Seaside Boulevard is just ahead.

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Heading to Barra. This is so far the only section which is still 2 lanes. I think another project is ongoing to make it into  lanes as the Taboc Bridge located just ahead is also under construction.

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Junction at Apple Tree Resort.

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This is now Igpit in Opol.

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Just ahead is Kinasanghan in Iponan, Cagayan de Oro’s westernmost barangay.IMG_7013

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