The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) has achieved 28.78% of its 2019 infrastructure projects as of August 31, 2019.
The district office is currently implementing 92 projects for this year with a total amount of P1.28M funded under 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA).
David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer reported that six projects are already completed, 69 are already on-going and 19 are still not yet started due to unfavourable weather conditions and some modification on the project.
Recently completed projects are the rehabilitation Talibong bridge in Cabucgayan town and Mainit Bridge in Caibiran town with a budget cost of P1.9M and P2.8M, respectively. These projects are implemented under 2019 Regular Infrastructure Program.
Meanwhile, four projects under 2019 Local Infrastructure Program are also completed.
These projects are the P7.18M construction of Flood Control in Sitio Lomboy, Brgy. Calumpang in Naval town and P1.9M construction/concreting of Brgy Road at Sitio Ansay, Brgy. Union, Caibiran, Biliran, P4.88M rehabilitation and Expansion of Brgy. Road, Brgy. Busali to Brgy. Pinangomhan and construction (completion) of Multi-Purpose Building at Brgy. Cabibihan in Caibiran town worth P978,870.00.
“Despite the delay in the approval of the budget, the district will deliberately and strictly monitor the implementation to attain timely completion of the projects, and of course within the standards.” said Adongay.