Kennon Road, which leads to Baguio City, remains closed as of Sept. 26, one of eight road sections that are still being cleared by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the aftermath of typhoon Ompong. Of these, seven are in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), and one in Pampanga. — DPWH-CAR
KENNON ROAD, one of the routes going to mountain city destination Baguio, is closed due to a rock slide in one area, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced on Thursday. While clearing operations are ongoing, DPWH said all motorists “must pass through Aspiras-Ben Palispis (Marcos) Highway or Baguio-Bauang (Naguillian Road). Alternate route for light vehicles: Asin-Nangalisan-San Pascual-Tubao Road.” Meanwhile, two other road sections within the Cordillera Administrative Region have also been temporarily closed. One is the Banaue-Mayoyao-A. Lista-Isabela boundary road due to a series of soil erosions. The alternate route is via the Ubao-Tang Road. The other impassable road is the Busa section in Sabangan, Mt. Province of the Baguio-Bontoc highway due to a road cut. The alternate route is Nacagang-Abatan, Bauko, Maba-ay Provincial Road.