A total of P455.5 million has been allocated by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to fund the implementation of 10 tourism road infrastructure projects in Davao City under the Department of Tourism-DPWH Convergence Program.
Road Projects Implemented by DPWH Regional Office (P220.3 million)
- Improvement of Matina Shrine Road leading to Shrine Hills and Jack’s Ridge (P60.3 million)
- Upgrading of Lomondao-Salaysay-Arakan road leading to Mt. Apo Lomondao in Marilog (P100 million)
- Upgrading of access road leading to Malagos Garden Resort and Philippine Eagle Sanctuary in Calinan (P100 million)
Road Projects Implemented by Davao City District Engineering offices (P235.2 million)
- Improvement and widening of Ecoland Terminal-Aplaya junction Davao-Cotabato Road (Matina crossing)-junction Punta Dumalag road leading to Seagull Beach Resort, Pawikan Sanctuary, and Felis Beach Resort (P50 million)
- Improvement of Mabini Extension with drainage leading to the Davao Crocodile Park (P15.2 million).
- Upgrading, reconstruction, and widening of the Buhangin-Cabantian-Communal road leading to D’Leonor Inland Resort in Communal (P20 million)
- Improvement and concreting of Manambulan-UP Mindanao road in Tugbok (50 million)
- Improvement and concreting of Mintal-Tacunan-Matina Biao Biao Escuela road leading to Deca Wakeboard and Gumamela Caverock Farm in Tugbok (P50 million)
- Improvement and concreting of Catigan (Davao-Cotabato road)-Eden (Uguis) leading to Eden Nature Park, Toril (P30 million)
- Upgrading of the Lacson-Lamanan-Inayangan-Magkawayan road leading to Magkawayan Peak (P20 million)
The “Convergence Program” is aimed to facilitate the efficient and more coordinated effort between Departments of Public Works and Highways and Tourism to identify, prioritize and implement technically-correct and participative road access to tourist destinations listed under the National Tourism Development Plan.