The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) undertakes full blast on its quality control implementation of FY 2019 regular and other infrastructures projects.
David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer said, various activities were in lined and handled by the Quality Assurance Section (QAS) personnel headed by Engr. Reynaldo P. Peñaflor, Chief of QAS to ensure that quality will be the primary concern when it comes to the construction of projects.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) –Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) recently completed the construction of flood control project along Busali river in Biliran town.
The project worth P9.33M is a late release of the 2018 budget under the Local Infrastructure Program.
According to David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer, the project was prioritized to continue the construction of flood control structure along Busali River and to minimize flood related casualties and damage to properties crops and surrounding environment.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)- Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) conducted an orientation to employees hired under contract of service on August 1, 2019 at Biliran DEO Multipurpose hall.
The orientation was addressed to all Job order (J.O) personnel of Biliran DEO from technical personnel, office staffs and maintenance field workers.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) reports 72.49% accomplishment of school building projects under 2018 Department of Education Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF-DepEd).
Biliran DEO implements a total of 17 school building projects worth P118.25M.
As of July 31, 2019, 10 school buildings worth P36.48M are already completed with a total of 23 classrooms.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Iloilo 3rd District Engineering Office has adopted the use of Active Protection System (APS) for its slope protection projects in various areas in northern Iloilo.
District Engineer Flordelis C. Enriquez said they have started using the APS in the construction of road slope protection structure along Iloilo East Coast Capiz Road, Barotac Viejo section, in the amount of P40.0 million with the length of 72.0 lineal meters, which is expected to be completed in October this year.
Two farm-to-market roads (FMR) were constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Iloilo 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) in central Iloilo – one in the town of Leon and the other in Alimodian.
District Engineer Mario G. Soriano said the 1.94-kilometer farm-to-market road in Brgy. Bobon in Leon, in the amount of P17.014 million is a new road opening that connects to Brgy. Manasa in Alimodian.
The sacred shrine confined in a cave in Mount Salihid in Brgy. Bungca-Suhuton, Barotac Nuevo, is becoming one of the most visited tourist destinations in the central part of Iloilo, especially during Holy Week, where multitude of devotees go for pilgrimage.
Mount. Salihid attracts tourists, hikers and pilgrims, because of the vibrant colors of green that dominate its surroundings and the lush vegetation environing the whole mountain, as well as the blazing glow of the sun that gleamed in a magnificent flourish of ribbon-like fire view from its top.
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) OIC-Assistant Regional Director Esmeraldo S. Sarmiento turned-over the headship of Albay 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) to Engr. Salome M. Sartillo by virtue of Special Order 93, series of 2019 issued by DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar.
The simple turnover ceremony was held at the said DEO last August 6, 2019.
The Department of Public and Highways (DPWH) in Region V has started the construction of the new building for the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) at the Regional Government Center in Rawis, Legazpi City.
In the groundbreaking ceremony held last July 26, 2019, DPWH RD Virgilio C. Eduarte said that the amount of the project is P48.249 million for a 3-storey building with a total area of 3,020 square meters.
This was sourced from the General Appropriation Act (GAA) 2019. The event was graced by DTI Assistant Secretary Demphna Du-Naga and her staff.