Road sections in Cagayan closed to traffic due to lanslides, floods

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 2 on Monday reported that KM591+400 Barangay San Juan, Sta Praxedes, Cagayan along Manila North Road was closed to traffic due to landslides in both lanes caused by continuous moderate rains.

DPWH-02 information officer Wilson Valdez, said that clearing operations are now being undetaken in order to open the blocked portion of the highway that caused heavy traffic among commuters coming in and going out of the Cagayan Valley region.

Valdez also said that KM604+900-KM605+200 Barangay Kilkiling, Claveria, Cagayan road sections are also not passable to all types of vehicles due to floods.

He said the area is still experiencing continuous moderate rains.