completes access road project in Brgy. Agpangi connecting Sitio
Pongon in Naval town
April 10, 2019
NAVAL, Biliran –
The construction of a two-lane access road project connecting the
National Road Junction (NRJ) of Brgy. Agpangi to Sitio Pongon in
Naval town is now completed.
The project is under the
convergence program of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-
Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) and the Department of
Trade and Industry (DTI) in support of the agribusiness in the
Province of Biliran.
District Engineer David P.
Adongay Jr. said that the place has potential for coconut-based and
cassava-based processing thus prioritized for implementation. This
project includes the construction of 1-kilometer two lane road with
slope protection and road opening.
According to Adongay, the
construction and opening of roads is a necessity.
“One of the significance
of the opening of the access road leading to industrialized zones is
to ensure that the road facilities will aid the growth of trades and
industries in the province where it has potentials for manufacturing
in areas outside the urban center,” said Adongay.
The completed P22.9M
access road project under 2018 funding will provide a wider, safer
and faster transport of the agricultural products.
Meanwhile, Engr. Rosario
B. Rosete, Chief of the Planning and Design Section revealed that
the office is conducting preliminary and detailed engineering
activities for a road stretched in Sitio Pongon for possible funding
under FY 2019 GAA.
implements a total of five projects leading to trades, industries
and economic zones under 2018 funding. Four of these, were completed
in 2018. These are the P17.2M access road
Caraycaray-Cabungaan-Libtong, P23M access road Villa
Caneja-Anislagan Ceramics Producers Association (ACPA), P27.8 NJR
Villa Consuelo connecting to Libtong Road and P32.2M Villa Caneja
connecting to Kahukaw, all in Naval town.
“With good roads already
in placed leading to these trade centers plus good supply of waters,
no doubt Biliran Province will become one of the industrialized
province in Region VIII,” Adongay said.