P. Adongay Jr. (in black jacket) District Engineer and
Alfredo L. Bollido, Assistant District Engineer show the
location map of various infrastructure projects to Regional
Director Nerie D. Bueno (in orange coat) and company during
RD Bueno inspects
various infrastructure projects in Biliran province
DPWH Biliran DEO
March 21, 2019
NAVAL, Biliran – Regional
Director Nerie D. Bueno of the Department of Public Works and
Highways (DPWH) Region VIII conducts inspection on various
infrastructure projects in Biliran Province on March 20, 2019.
Bueno’s first visit to the
province aims to familiarize the road sections and to know the
status of projects implemented by DPWH Biliran District Engineering
“I come here to inspect
the projects pero I always go around every road sections para makita
ko kung ano ba talaga ang status (ng project),” said Bueno.
“Because I’m not from
Region VIII, maganda rin yung may nakaka-interact ako because I know
the place. I may not be master of this place but at least may idea
ako dito sa utak ko,” said Bueno.
Bueno’s inspection was
accompanied by District Engineer David P. Adongay Jr. and Assistant
District Engineer Alfredo L. Bollido with section chiefs and Project
Engineers (PEs) of the DEO together with Engr. Adelina P. Gomez,
Engr. Angelita Obediencia, Ms. Annalyn Mabolo and Ms. Veticia A.
Tabafunda, all from DPWH Regional Office VIII.
Among the projects
inspected are the on-going road widening at Biliran to Naval section
and on-going construction of slope protection structure along Naval-Caibiran
Cross Country Road (NCCR) and projects along Biliran Circumferential
Adongay commits to Bueno
to finish these on-going 2018 projects on June, 2019.
Aside from the district
implemented projects, Bueno also inspects projects implemented by
the Regional Office within the Province.
The Regional Office
projects inspected are the completed rehabilitation of Biliran
Bridge in coordination with the Japan International Cooperating
Agency (JICA), the on-going construction of Mother Mary Bridge at
Brgy. Larrazabal, Naval, Biliran, on-going bridge widening of Anas
Bridge at Naval, Biliran and on-going road widening at Brgy. Lucsoon
to Brgy. Gueron section, Naval, Biliran.
During the inspection,
Bueno meets with the PEs of the regional office’s projects to
discuss on the problems they encountered during the implementation.
The Regional Director expects PEs to take actions on the problems
closely and to fast-track the implementation.
Meanwhile, the Regional
Director also takes time to visit the office of DPWH-Biliran DEO.
According to her, the visit to Biliran is not just to know the
culture of the province, but also to know the people and the culture
within the office. This includes the managerial styles of the heads
of offices with regards to district’s ranking and performance.