Bohol’s Clarin Bridge now open

Bohol's new Clarin Bridge

The new Clarin Bridge  is now open to vehicular traffic, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • When was the new Clarin Bridge opened to the public?

    DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain said that the bridge was opened to the motoring public last June 21.
  • How long is the newly completed bridge?

    The P501.87-million bridge spans 104 meters.
  • Citing DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain's report to Acting Secretary Roger Mercado, the department said that the newest iconic bridge in Loay, Bohol was been opened to the motoring public last June 21.

    Bohol's new Clarin Bridge

    Established across the Loboc River, the Clarin Bridge (which is designed as Nielsen arch superstructure) is 104 meters long and costed P501.87 million.

    The DPWH said that the new Clarin Bridge is part of the Bohol Circumferential Road and “will serve an important role in the mobility of goods and people and provide greater access to the tourism sites of Bohol Province.”

    Bohol's new Clarin Bridge

    Following the opening, the DPWH said that “economic development in the area will surely surge from improved transport of goods and services and more local and foreign tourists visiting the wonders of Bohol.”

    Moreover, the DPWH shared that the completion of the project serves as a timely response to address the urgent need for a safer and sturdier replacement for decades-old structures, especially those affected by recent calamities.

    Photos from Department of Public Works and Highways

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