proposes P100M worth of flood control projects
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
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,”
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.