‘Instagrammable’ Camalig Bypass Road now open to motorists

Published June 15, 2021, 4:45 PM

by Dennis Principe

The 3.5-kilometer Camalig Bypass Road that is expected to cut the usual 15-minute travel time from Salugan to Lubod to just five minutes which also offers a panoramic view of the famed Mr. Mayon. DPWH/MANILA BULLETIN)

A bypass road that intends to cut travel time in a well-known municipality in Albay has been inaugurated.

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar on Tuesday, June 15 officially opened the 3.5-kilometer Camalig Bypass Road that is expected to cut the usual 15-minute travel time from Salugan to Lubod to just five minutes.

“The Camalig Bypass in Albay is now complete and open to the public,” Villar said on his Facebook page, posting a photo of him riding a pick-up with the majestic Mayon Volcano serving as a backdrop.

The Camalig Bypass Road in the municipality of Camalig in Albay is expected to alleviate traffic congestion in the town’s commercial district, facilitate better transport of goods and movement of rescue services.

DPWH Secretary Mark Villar together with Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda during the inauguration of the Camalig Bypass Road in Albay. (Photo courtesy of Sec. Mark Villar/MANILA BULLETIN)
 
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