P100M access road project leading to tourist destination starts
July 17, 2018
NAVAL, Biliran –
P100M project of road opening and concreting of access road going to
Germohenes Waterfalls in Biliran, Biliran has started construction.
Department of Public Works
and Highways (DPWH) - Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO)
implemented the project under its 2018 Local Infrastructure Program
(LIP) with a total length of 2.9-kilometers.
According to David P.
Adongay Jr., District Engineer the project covers the construction
of 100- meter length spillway and a rehabilitation of 60-meter
existing local road that was washed out by tropical storm Urduja
late last year.
From its construction date
on June 3, 2018, the project has accomplished 3% as of June 30,
2018. Road excavation works is on-going on the said project. It is
under contract with Samarinan Construction and Development Corp. and
EZ Jones Construction Inc., a joint venture firm.
Adongay said that the
completion of the project will reduce the walking time from 4-5
hours to just 30 minutes to reach the beautiful Germohenes
Biliran is known as an
island of waterfalls with more than 30 waterfalls in its mountainous
The road opening and
concreting of access road project going to Germohenes Waterfalls
will add another tourist destination in the Province of Biliran that
will encourage more local and foreign tourists to visit the place.
The project is proposed to be completed in January 28, 2019.
reported that under its 2018 project implementation, Biliran DEO has
completed nine projects with 38 on-going and 13 Not-Yet-Started (NYS)
projects with an overall accomplishment of 29.49% as of June 30,
2018. Biliran DEO has a total projects of 60 with a budget amount of
P1.6B under the General Appropriation Act (GAA) of year 2018.