ILOILO CITY: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has opened a 1.5-kilometer two-lane service road along the Benigno S. Aquino Avenue or the diversion road from the Iloilo Bridge up to Jalandoni Street in Jaro junction which is part of the total road rehabilitation and widening package amounting some P1.7 billion. Ilonggo Senate President Franklin Drilon spearheaded the biggest road project in Iloilo that is expected to be a model street in the entire Visayas in time for the hosting of two international meetings of the Asia Pacific Economic Council (APEC) in October 2015. DPWH Reg. Dir. Edilberto Tayao said the service road costs about P200 million of the total road package that will include 12 kilometers more up to the Iloilo Airport.