Students now enjoy new hanging bridge in going to school




Less than a year ago, an estimated fifty (50) elementary school children and high school students from Sitio Kitara in Brgy. Lingating, Baungon, Bukidnon use two makeshift bamboo rafts, climb up the vertical river bank and walk one kilometer just to go to school everyday to public schools in Barangays Bayanga and Mambuaya in Cagayan de Oro City.

But last December 23, 2016, their lives changed after the DPWH together with Cong. Ma. Lourdes Acosta-Alba and local officials formally inaugurated the 120-meter hanging bridge across Cagayan de Oro River including the access road.

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

Shown at right is the vertical cliff where the students used to climb.

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

This routine exposed the daily hazards faced by the students.

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photo by Becoming Filipino

Here’s the satellite view of the bridge from Google Earth.

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Students and the public in the vicinity in general now have a safe access.

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

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photo grabbed from Rep. Maria Lourdes Acosta-Alba FB page

 

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6 Comments

  1. Richard Q says:

    great job and thank you po! 🙂

  2. adele says:

    finally! thank you pres. duterte and general bato! without their help tat bridge would not exist!

    • kcb-123 says:

      Really ? Is these project can be finished within 6 months ? OMG !!! Another Credit Grabbing . Basaha ra gud sa Backdrop sa Stage . Through the effort of Cong. Acosta and Cong Uy !!!

    • wax-m says:

      bat nasali si BATO at DUTERTE sa project na to? . . utak talangka talaga

  3. J_D says:

    Daghang salamat Cong. AcUy. God bless po.

  4. J Shire says:

    It’s really tough when you had to go through that just to get to and from school. Good work in making things better.

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