DPWH Biliran DEO
identifies priority projects for calendar year 2021
June 2, 2020
NAVAL, Biliran –
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Biliran District
Engineering Office (DEO) has started prioritizing projects for
implementation in CY 2021.
District Engineer David
Adongay Jr. in an interview with a local reporter here said that
more or less P2.4B has been proposed to the Department of Budget and
Management (DBM) for implementation of various infrastructure
projects next year.
Adongay revealed that they
have prioritized the continuation of Farm-Market Road (FMR)
projects, road concreting in convergence with the Department of
Tourism (DOT) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), flood
control projects to protect lives and properties and some road
widening projects to complement the fast growing economy in Biliran.
“Kailangan malapad yung’
ating mga roads para ma-accommodate yung’ volume of traffic na
papasok dito sa atin na ina-anticipate natin in five to ten years
from now,” said Adongay.
Adongay added that they
have also included in their priority the rehabilitation of the
entire Maripipi Circumferential Road (MCR), an island town of this
buildings, FMRs and multi-purpose pavement roads have also been
prioritized under Local Infrastructure Program (LIP).
According to Adongay, said
priority projects for 2021 has already been submitted to the DBM in
coordination with the Local Government Units (LGUs), Biliran
Congressman and the Governor in this province.
“By October, mag-iissue
sila (DBM) under National Expenditure Program (NEP) na pwede na kami
magstart ng Preliminary Detailed Engineering (PDE) activities, para
pagdating ng pera, madali na tayong maka-implement agad,” said