P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer inspects on-going P104M
construction of Almeria Diversion Road on July 16, 2020. The
network development project is designed to provide a wider
and safer road for the increasing vehicular users.
inspects major infrastructure projects in Biliran
July 28, 2020
NAVAL, Biliran – To
ensure quality projects, David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer
(DE) of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)- Biliran
District Engineering Office (BDEO) recently conducted inspection on
major projects implemented in Biliran.
One of the projects
inspected is the on-going construction of quarantine facilities in
Sitio Dapdap Brgy. Agpangi and in Brgy. Larrazabal in Naval town.
These facilities with a total contract amount of P7.388M are
constructed to house COVID-19 positive patients in this province to
contain the spread of the virus. The project is being fast track for
completion on or before August 10, 2020.
The District Engineer also
inspected the on-going P43.2M rehabilitation/reconstruction of
national roads with slips, slope collapse and landslide along
Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR), Brgy. Inasuyan in Kawayan town.
This project is important to prevent road slips and landslides in
this area thereby protecting lives and properties and the existing
paved National Road.
Also inspected is the
on-going P104M construction of Almeria Bypass Road in Almeria town.
This is a multiyear implemented project from FY 2018-2019 with a
contract amount of P90.6M for phase I and P13.4M for phase II. This
network development project aims to complement the increasing
vehicular users along BCR thereby providing a wider and safer road
for the travelling public.
“Due to the current state
of the nation, there were delays regarding the progress of our
projects, but as the community slowly adapts to the new normal,
progress of our projects has been catching up,” said Adongay.
According to Adongay,
construction protocols are followed regarding the health and safety
measures against the Corona Virus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
The District Engineer
revealed that project engineers and inspectors are constantly
monitoring the situation on these projects to ensure that these
protocols are followed.