Control Structure completed
By DRIXEL ORTEGA
November 3, 2014
CALBAYOG CITY – The inspectorate team of the Department of Public
Works and Highways (DPWH) – Samar First District Engineering Office (SFDEO),
Calbayog City led by Assistant District Engineer Alvin Ignacio
conducted an ocular inspection on the newly completed project,
Rehabilitation of the Caglanipao flood control structure located at
Brgy. Caglanipao Sur, Calbayog City, Samar.
This project is under contract with CDU Construction and has an
appropriation of P20 million under the DPWH 2014 Regular
Infrastructure Fund. CDU Construction kicked off the construction
activities on the 24th of February 2014. They were given 192 calendar
days (until September 24, 2014) to complete the project and they were
able to finish it earlier than expected.
Scope of works for the project comprises of structure excavation,
installation of reinforcing steel, construction of structural concrete
and grouted riprap.
This project is one of the Department’s adaptation programs aimed at
combating the various effects of climate change that we are all
experiencing. This will prevent flooding brought about by incessant
heavy rains and high tide.