Ever since the opening of the new coastal highway to Opol, the Kauswagan-Bayabas Junction has become a major road crossing in Cagayan de Oro City as trucks are now diverted to this route rather than the National Highway. Many vehicles are also using this route which connects to the Puntod-Kauswagan Bridge.Moreover, the significant increase in vehicle traffic has caused the rapid deterioration of the road section which is similar to what happened to that road section near Bulua Terminal (LINK). Shown below is the road with multiple cracks on both lanes that has caused inconvenience to motorists and the riding public in general for several months now.
While the cracked road in Bulua has already been repaired, motorists are hoping concerned government agencies to immediately act on the road matter.
Just this week, a vehicle collision caused a monstrous traffic in the area. Because vehicles tend to avoid the cracked road, chances are they will be in close contact with large trucks and the recent collision was just one of many traffic incidents.
Worse, the rainy season has also flooded this area where the drainage problem needs to be solved.
Perhaps they are already planning to rehabilitate this …