INFRASTRUCTURE

Transportation

Land Transportation

Number of Motor Vehicle and Origin-Destination Data

The National Highway connects Dipolog to Ozamiz and  from there to Iligan, Cagayan de Oro, Butuan, Surigao and to Davao, General Santos, Cotabato and Bukidnon. Another highway runs south to Ipil and from there to Pagadian and/or Zamboanga. Another new eastern route runs via Josefina, Molave, then to Pagadian that could save 2 to 3 hours of travel time to Pagadian.

North bound passengers to Oroquieta and Ozamiz then to Iligan and Cagayan de Oro Cities are serviced by Lillian Express and Super 5 Express with 25 trips daily to Ozamiz City and 10 trips to Iligannd Cagayan de Oro Cities. Other trips proceed to Pagadian City.

South bound passengers to Katipunan, Roxas up to Manukan are serviced by jeepney, mini-buses, and buses of Lillian Express and Mary May Express that passes these municipalities in going to Je Dalman, Sindangan, Liloy, Labason, Gutalax and Siocon, Ipil and to Zamboanga City.

For Dipolog-Dapitan route, commuters are serve by Superstar Express, Chan Transit and several jeepneys.

For the poblacion and various barangays of the city, easy-ride and motor cabs serve as the principal mode of tnsportation. Because of mix vehicular traffic and lack of parking areas and bus terminals, problem of congestion usually occurs particurly along major roads and during peak hours.

Table below, shows the number of motorcabs serving the following routes.

ACTUAL NUMBER OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT VEHICLE,
BARANGAY SERVE PER ROUTES (1997 )

Routes

Limits

Actual

Barangay Served

Poblacion

600

566

Estaka, Biasong, Barra, Central and  Miputak

North Bound

400

238

Sicayab, Minaog and  Dicayas

East Bound

400

180

Turno, Lugdungan and  Gulayon

South Bound

500

380

Sta. Isabel, Sta. Filomena, Galas,  Olingan, Punta, Sinaman, Sangkol, San Jose, Cogon and Diwan

Source: Licensing Division, City  Mayo's Office, Dipolog City  
       
     
NUMBER AND TYPE OF TRANSPORT VEHICLE
1995-1996  
Type of Vehicle 1995 1996
  Gov't Hire Private Gov't Hire Priva

Registered Cars
(Light & Medium)

258

7

 

257

5

 

·  Trucks, Buses

560

48

290

605

59

292

·  Jeeps, Vans-PUJ=92s

1,709

171

324

1,923

196

398

·  Trailers

15

2

 

12

3

 

·  Motorcycles

5,681

161

 

6,630

159

2,022

·  Tricycles  MC *
    a. Tricycles TC **

 

 

1,782

 

 

 

·  Freight *** Lines
    a. Truck for Hire

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

8,223

389

2,393

9,427

422

2,712

Number of Motor Vehicle per 1,00 population

90.59

4.29

26

104

6

20

Source: Land Transportation Office, Dipolog City  
Legend: * - Private** - Hire*** - Cargo
     
     

DISTANCES FROM POINT OF ORIGIN
TO DESTINATION (KM.)  

Point of Origin

Destination

Distance in km.

Dipolog City

Dapitan City

12

Dipolog City

Oroquieta City

92

Dipolog City

Ozamis City

136

Dipolog City

Pagadian City

220

Dipolog City

Iligan City

194

Dipolog City

Cagayan de Oro City

282

Dipolog City

Zamboanga City

320

Source: DPWH 1st Engineering District, Sta.Isabel, Dipolog City  
    
   

DISTANCES FROM DIPOLOG CITY TO OTHER MUNICIPALITIES OF ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE (KM.

Point of Origin

Destination

Distance in km.

North Bound

 

 

Dipolog City

Polanco

7.85

Dipolog City

Piņan

22.53

Dipolog City

Mutia

30.49

Dipolog City

La Libertad

41.95

Dipolog City

Sibutad

46.15

Dipolog City

Rizal

42.56

Dipolog City

S. Osmeņa, Sr.

50.59

South Bound

 

 

Dipolog City

Katipunan

13.63

Dipolog City

Roxas

19.84

Dipolog City

Manukan

36.89

Dipolog City

Jose Dalman

53.18

Dipolog City

Sindangan

83.98

Dipolog City

Siayan

100.48

Dipolog City

Leon Postigo

99.48

Dipolog City

Salug

121.47

Dipolog City

Godod

142.47

Dipolog City

Liloy

130.79

Dipolog City

Tampilisan

150.42

Dipolog City

Kalawit

159.00

Dipolog City

Labason

152.11

Dipolog City

Gutalac

176.42

Dipolog City

Baliguian

217.11

Dipolog City

Siocon

236.11

Dipolog City

Sirawai

258.11

Dipolog City

Sibuco

298.11

Source: DPWH 1st Engineering District, Sta. Isabel, Dipolog City Roads  

The city has a total of 226.835 kilometers of all weather type of road. Of the total road network, 13% are National Highway that connects Dipolog City to the rest of the cities in Mindanao. While 12% are City Streets/Roads that connects all the 16 rural barangays to the 5 urban barangays. And, 75% are (Farm to Market Road) Barangay Roads that links or serves as an easy access of the people as well as the products that came from the 9,093 hectares of agricultural land area of the city and its neighboring barangays.

KILOMETERS OF ROADS As of December 31, 1996  

Classification

Length(km)

Percent
Distribution

Total kilometer per 1,000 population

National

33,507

15

0.360

City

23,801

10

0.256

Barangay

169,527

75

1.820

Total

226,835

100%

2.436

Source: City Engineering Office, Dipolog City  

NATIONAL ROADS BY CATEGORY As of December 31, 1996  

Name of Road

Graveled
(km)

Asphalt
(km)

Concrete
(km)

Total
(km)

1. Dipolog-Oroquieta National Road

 

3.498

3.325

6.823

2. Dipolog-Airport Access  
      Road (Old)

 

 

0.61

0.610

3. Dipolog-Airport Access
       Road  (New)

 

 

0.765

0.765

4. Dipolog-Sindangan National
        Road

 

2.147

7.682

9.829

5. Dipolog-Pagadian National
       Road  (Punta-Cogon)

9.726

 

1

10.726

6. Dipolog-Polanco National
       Road  (Turno-Gulayon)

 

1.904

2.850

4.754

Total

9.726

7.549

16.232

33.507

Source: City Engineering Office,  Dipolog City  

BARANGAY ROADS 1996

Name of Barangay

Graveled
(km)

Concrete
(km)

Total
(km)

Total Kilometer/
1,000 Population

Cogon

13.232

0.628

13.860

0.222

Dicayas

6.333

0.677

7.010

0.122

Diwan

15.007

1.082

16.089

0.258

Galas

17.535

0.415

17.950

0.319

Gulayon

9.130

0.225

9.355

0.150

Lugdungan

9.963

0.537

10.500

0.168

Minaog

6.395

0.355

6.750

0.100

Olingan

8.857

0.735

9.592

0.154

Punta

4.514

0.230

4.744

0.076

Sangkol

10.775

0.225

11.000

0.176

San Jose

14.008

0.225

14.233

0.228

Sicayab

11.140

0.410

11.550

0.185

Sinaman

9.072

0.230

9.302

0.l49

Sta. Filomena

13.257

0.609

13.866

0.222

Sta. Isabel

1.493

0.150

1.643

0.026

Turno

9.716

0.367

10.083

0.161

Total

162,427

7.100

170.077

2.714

Source: City Engineering Office, Dipolog CityBridges  



The city has four (4) main bridges along the National Highway with a total length of 172.04 linear meter and the other ten (10) bridges where located at different barangays which has total length of 361 linear meter.

EXISTING BRIDGES, BY LOCATION AND
  BY TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION 1996  

Bridge Name Location Type of Construction General Condition

Concrete

Wood

La Wb Lc La Wb Lc

Quezon 
Steel Truss

National Highway,Brgy. Estaka

118.60

9.20

10 tons

 

 

Concrete withSteel Truss

Miputak JumboBridge

National Highway,Brgy. Miputak

25.39

9.10

10 tons

 

 

Good Condition

Olingan RCDG

Brgy. Olingan

18.05

6.70

10 tons

 

 

Good Condition

Binalabag RCBC(2 units)

Brgy. Punta

10.00

3.20

10 tons

 

 

Good Condition

Lugdungan HangingBridge (2 units)

Brgy. Lugdungan

 

 

 

50.00

50.00

2.50

2.50

Poor Condition

San Jose-
Dampalan
Hanging Bridge

Brgy. San Jose

 

 

 

42.00

2.00

Poor Condition

Laoy Foot Bridge

Brgy. Olingan

 

 

 

80.00

2.50

Poor Condition

Turno-Lubas RCBC

Brgy. Turno

15.00

4.20

 

 

 

Good Condition

School of Fisheries

Brgy. Olingan

19.00

3.00

 

 

 

Poor Condition

Cogon-Diwan
Spillway

Brgy. Cogon-Diwan

50.00

3.00

 

 

 

Poor Condition

Cogon-
Tingkugas Bridge

Brgy. Cogon

15.00

6.50

 

 

 

Poor Condition

Lower Dicayas

Brgy. Dicayas

15.00

6.10

 

 

 

Good Condition

Upper Dicayas

Brgy. Dicayas

10.00

4.10

 

 

 

Good Condition

Upper DicayasSpillway

Brgy. Dicayas

15.00

4.10

 

 

 

Poor Condition

Source: City Engineering Office, Dipolog City
Legend: La - Length in meters
Wb - Width in meters
Lc - Load capacity in metric tons