participants of the said training from different districts
of Region VIII together with the resource speakers and Engr.
Ivy Grace M. Baculi from the Bureau of Maintenance (center,
red polo shirt)
conducts maintenance enhancement training at Region 8
RONALD M. SEBIOS
June 26, 2019
NAVAL, Biliran –
The Maintenance Division of the Department of Public Works and
Highways plays an important role in maintaining the national roads
and bridges in the Philippines.
It aims to maintain a safe
and passable road for the travelling public and responsible for the
rectification of road defects that may arise from time to time.
Recently, the Department
Public Works and Highways conducted a 3-day training/ seminar held
at DPWH Regional Office VIII, Conference Room, Baras, Palo, Leyte on
May 27-29, 2019 which is the “Maintenance Enhancement Training
It was attended by the
Maintenance Point Person’s (MPP’s) and Maintenance Crews.
After the 3-day course,
the participants will be able to apply all the standards on routine
maintenance (patching, crack/ joint sealing, pavement marking
application and concrete re-blocking) in actual field and to execute
road work safety and traffic management during performance of
routine maintenance on site.
The resource speakers of
the training from Regional Office were Engr. Ferdinand M. Fabile,
Engr. Toribio Odtuhan, Engr. Louie Luxie Gumba, Engr. Joemar
Villamor, Engr. Leonilo Jumagdao, and headed by Ivy Grace M. Baculi
from the Bureau of Maintenance.
Engineering Office representatives were Engr. Ronald M. Sebios (MPP),
Engr. Frechbee L. Sabile (MPP), Joemar V. Manco (Heavy Equipment
Operator) and the Maintenance Crews namely Jayvee Naranjo, Rodelito
Marangga, Vincint Sangcap, and Junemar Machete.
Two days of the training
were allocated for the discussion of the various topics such as
Duties and Responsibilities of Maintenance Crew, D.O 41 Series of
2016, D.O. 93 Series of 2014, D.O. 168 Series of 2015, Coded
Defects, Road Works and Traffic Safety, Pothole Patching, Concrete
Re-blocking, Sealing of Cracks and Joints, Pavement Markings, and
Malpractices in Maintenance work.
On the last day of the
training, the participants were grouped into two and that day was
allocated for Hands-on application of all the topics discussed.
After the field works, the resource speakers gave a short
examination to know if the participants really learned on the