concreting of of Sitio Libtong Gamay, Brgy. Libtong
Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) in Naval town. The project has a
construction cost of P5M under contract with J. Custorio
Construction. As of November 30, 2018, the project has an
accomplishment of 81.20%.
to finish 2018 FMR projects this December 2018
December 11, 2018
NAVAL, Biliran –
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District
Engineering Office (DEO) sets to finish paving a total of
2.7-kilomer Farm-Market Road (FMR) projects before the year ends if
According to David P.
Adongay Jr., District Engineer, FMR projects are considered high
impact projects because it opens opportunities for the farmers to
earn more and residents to have a safe and convenient travel.
“Better roads provide an
adequate transportation and with adequate transportation, it lower
the cost of goods,” said Adongay.
Adongay added that when
goods are lower in cost because of transportation, it will also
improve the economic situation of the place.
Under 2018 Convergence
Program of DPWH and the Department of Agriculture (DA), the district
office has been allotted P27M for the concreting of five FMR
projects that will help farmers boosts their agricultural
Out of the five projects,
one is already completed while four are still on-going with an
accomplishment of 63.64% accomplishment as of November 30, 2018.
The district office has
recently completed the concreting of 500-meter FMR to connect
Barangay Kaulanguhan to Kawayanon in the town of Caibiran amounting
Projects underway are the
concreting of 500-meter FMR to connect Barangay Matanggo to Sitio
Patag in Barangay Tabunan in the town of Almeria amounting to P5M,
concreting of 500-meter FMR Sitio Canumay in Barangay Baso in the
town of Cabucgayan amounting to P5M, concreting of P500-meter FMR
Sitio Libtong Gamay, Barangay Libtong in the town of Naval amounting
to P5M and concreting of 700-meter FMR Sitio Jumetilco, Barangay
Imelda to Sitio Balic-Balic, Barangay Lico in the town of Naval
amounting to P7M.
Meanwhile, the district
office has also recently completed the concreting of 700-meter FMR
Barangay Haguikhikan to Sitio Rosales in the town of Naval amounting
to P7M. This project is funded under FY 2016 Yolanda Restructuring