P70.48M asphalt overlay project at Brgy. Lucsoon, Naval,
Biliran along Naval-Caibiran Cross Country Road (NCCCR). The
project was completed on November 09, 2019 under contract
with B.M Marketing. It covers a total length of 5.276 lane
km/ 2.6-kilometer. It also includes rehabilitation of
damaged concrete road with a width of 3.05 meters, thickness
of 0.28 m. and a total length of 0.117-kilometer.
overlay project completed in Biliran
December 6, 2019
NAVAL, Biliran –
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District
Engineering Office (DEO) completes two asphalt overlay projects
amounting to P132.7M.
David P. Adongay Jr.,
District Engineer said that asphalt overlays were implemented along
the 2.2-kilometer road at Brgy. San Isidro in Biliran town along
Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR) and at 2.6-kilometer road at Brgy.
Lucsoon in Naval town along Naval-Caibiran Cross Country Road (NCCCR).
According to Adongay, the
project entails the application of asphalt overlay on an existing
concrete pavement with a width of 12.20 meters and a thickness of 50
mm. Rehabilitation of damaged concrete pavement was also included in
Along BCR, Brgy. San
Isidro, a damaged concrete pavement was improved with a length of
0.121-kilometer and 0.117-kilometer length along NCCCR, Brgy.
Lucsoon, both with a width of 3.05 meters and a thickness of 0.28 m.
“The existing concrete
roads paved many years ago already show signs of minor defects and
when left unattended might deteriorate further,” Adongay said.
The preventive maintenance
project is designed to prevent further deterioration of the existing
concrete pavement subjected to wear and tear of heavy equipment and
“This project will earn
the government savings in rehabilitating damaged pavement in the
future,” he added.
The completed project will
provide a smooth riding surface for the traveling public as well as
provide convenience in transporting agricultural and aquatic
products to market.