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DPWH-Biliran DEO proposes P100M worth of flood control projects

Press Release
July 12, 2018

NAVAL, Biliran – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) -Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) request an additional P100M worth flood control projects for funding.

According to David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer, the request is based on the catastrophic results of excessive flood during the occurrence of heavy rains brought about by tropical storm Urduja on December 15-16, 2017 on other rivers of Biliran Province.

“This has caused major damaged to Flood Control structures along our National Roads and Bridges,” said Adongay.

Engr. Rosario B. Rosete, Chief of the Planning and Design Section identified five location in the province for the proposed construction of flood control projects.

The proposed projects are the Construction of Mainit Flood Control along Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR), Villa Vicenta, Caibiran, Biliran with proposed budget amount of P20M; Construction of Kaulangohan Bridge along BCR (Phase 3), Kaulangohan, Caibiran, Biliran (P20M); Construction of Cabibihan Flood Control along BCR, Cabibihan, Caibiran, Biliran (P25,000); Construction of Mapula along BCR (Phase 5), Union, Caibiran, Biliran (P15M); and Construction of Ungali Flood Control along BCR (Phase 2), Ungali, Kawayan, Biliran (P20M).

“Advance copy of the said request is already forwarded to DPWH Central Office while the original copy is for submittal to the DPWH Regional Office VIII,” said Rosete.

According to Rosete, the realization of these vital infrastructure projects will definitely be of great help for the protection of the National Roads and Bridges along Biliran Circumferential Road as well as the lives and properties of Biliranons.