construction of Almeria Bypass Road. The network development
project is designed to provide a wider and safer roads for
the increasing vehicular users along Biliran Circumferential
DPWH-Biliran DEO accomplished 88.38% of its 2018 project
March 19, 2019
NAVAL, Biliran –
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District
Engineering Office posts 88.33% accomplishment of its 2018
infrastructure projects as of February 28, 2019.
Out of the district’s 60 projects, 46 were already completed while
14 are on-going.
The district office is
presently implementing 12 projects under the regular infrastructure
program including four projects under the convergence program of the
Department of Tourism (DOT).
David P. Adongay Jr.,
District Engineer said that Biliran DEO is fast-tracking the
completion of the on-going projects until June, 2019.
Projects to be completed
are the P139.566M road widening at Biliran - Naval road section
along Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR), P83.142M construction of
bypass road at Poblacion Almeria, Biliran and P74.581M construction
of drainage canal at Brgy. Talahid to Brgy. Matanggo section in
Almeria, Biliran and at Brgy. Atipolo section in Naval, Bilran.
One reconstruction of
damaged paved national road at Maripipi, Biliran along Maripipi
Circumferential Road is also up for completion amounting to P13M.
The construction of slope
protection structures along BCR are also being rushed for
completion. These are located at Brgy. Bulalacao section, Kawayan,
Biliran worth P45.845M, Brgy. Bato section, Biliran, Biliran worth
P45.595 and at Brgy. Pinamihagan and Brgy. Looc section at Culaba,
Bilran worth P46.264M.
Moreover, the only one
bridge widening project implemented by the district office at Looc
Bridge amounting to P21.898M is also being fast-tracked for
completion to serve the increasing vehicular users along BCR.
Under the DOT convergence
program, the on-going projects are the construction of P44M access
road leading to Bagongbong falls at Brgy Caucab and P43M access road
leading to Ulan-ulan falls in Brgy. Sampao both in Almeria town and
P13M access road leading to Mainit Hot Spring at Brgy. Villa Vicenta
in Caibiran town and P92.9M road opening and concreting of access
road leading to Germohenes waterfalls in Biliran town.
Meanwhile, two projects
under the local infrastructure program are also on-going. These are
the P24M construction of multi-purpose building (2-storey, Wet and
Dry Market Building) at Smo. Rosario, Naval, Biliran and P19M
renovation of the Municipal Building at P.I. Garcia, Naval, Biliran.