team from the Planning and Design Section of Biliran
District Engineering Office conducts survey of the site for
the Construction of Slope Protection Project located at Brgy.
Pinamihagan, Culaba, Biliran with an allocation of P
50,000,000.00. The section is prone to road slips and
landslide posing danger to lives, properties and existing
national structures, hence prioritization under FY 2018 DPWH
Program. The completion of this project will provide a
structure that will prevent road slips and landslides which
will eventually prevent damage to the existing paved
P1.8B worth of
infra projects allocated to DPWH-Biliran DEO for FY 2018 with
February 23, 2018
NAVAL, Biliran –
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District
Engineering Office gets an additional budget for project
implementation this year.
Biliran DEO has been
allotted with a total budget of P1.8B worth of Infrastructure
projects which comprises of 63 projects.
According to Engr. Rosario
B. Rosete, Chief of Planning and Design Section, 61 of which are to
be implemented by the District Office while two will be implemented
by the Regional Office.
“Previously, we only had
57 projects, 52 are for Biliran DEO’s implementation and five from
the Regional Office with a budget amount of P1.584.224B [sic]. Out
of the five Regional Office projects, three were requested by the
District Office for authority to Bid and Implement amounting to
P320.9M. It was just recently been approved by DPWH Secretary on
January 29, 2018 including the P100M project funded under the
Regionwide Congressmaen’s Fund,” revealed Rosete.
Rosete said that aside
from the four projects added, the District Office will have another
five additional projects for implementation amounting to P147.5M.
“The budget came from the
Regionwide funds of Congressmen as per request by Biliran Province
Local Government Officials,” she said.
The additional projects
are the construction of four seawalls, one multipurpose building,
one baywalk and two slope protections.
As of February 15, 2018,
Rosete said that 48 projects were already bid out, 2 are advertised
and 11 are not yet started under pre-construction activities.
Preliminary and Detailed Engineering (PDE) Activities are still
on-going for these 11 projects.