Infrastructure and Utilities

A. Transportation

1. Road Network

One (1) National Road
Acop – Kapangan – Kibungan National Road

  • Main road network from the City of Baguio (About 35 kms)
  • About 31.70 kms stretch within Kapangan territory (From Tublay boundary to Kibungan Boundary)

Six (6) Provincial Road – 24.50 total Kilometers

Twenty one (21) Barangay Roads (FMR/Access) – 71.20 total Kms.

Thirteen (13) Bridges – 230 total meters, longest of which is the

Amburayan Bridge (Concrete) = 85 meters

2. Modes of Transportation

By Land:

Public Utility Buses = 6 units

Public Utility Jeepneys = 50 units

Motorized Tricycles = 13

Various private vehicles

3. Accessibility

Travel to Major Points:

Starting Point – Municipal Hall, Lomon, Kapangan, Benguet

Destination

Vehicle Travel Time

Distance

Benguet Provincial Capitol

1 hr, 30 min

29 kms

National Highway/Road

30 mtrs

Nearest Hospital (KMCH)

5 min

1.3 kms

Nearest Rural Health Unit

150 mtrs

Municipal Police Station

100 mtrs

La Trinidad Trading Post

1 hr, 35 min

30 kms

Baguio City

2 hrs

35 kms

B. Power

1. Total area served : 7,800 has. (BENECO)

2. Total area unserved: 9,525 has.

3. Total Number of Household w/ electricity : 2,558 HHs or 66.06% (CBMS, 2008)

4. Total Number of Household w/out electricity : 1,314 HHs or 33.94 %

5. Sources of Power Supply: Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) Franchise distributor of NPC

C. Water

1. Water facilities/Source of drinking water (CBMS, 2008)
56. 24% (2,178 HHs) – Community water system (own use/shared)

3.93% (152 HHs) – Deep well (own use/shared)

9.62% (373 HHs) – Dug/shallow well/artesian well

27.78% (1,076 HHs) – River, stream, spring & other bodies of water

1.91% (74 HHs) – Bottled water/purified/distilled water

.34% (13 HHs) – Tanker/peddler

.18% (7 HHs) – Other sources

D. Communication

Facilities:

1. Post Office

Location : Lomon, Kapangan, Benguet (Near the new municipal hall)

No. of personnel : 1

2. Telecommunication Tower/Station

Owner

Location

Coverage

Year Constructed

SMART Telecom

Salat, Central, Kapangan

300 sq.m.

Sept. 2004

GLOBE Telecom

Aso, Datakan, Benguet

256 sq.m.

July 2008

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