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DPWH Biliran DEO identifies priority projects for calendar year 2021

DPWH Biliran priority projects 2021

By DPWH-Biliran
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 province.

Moreover, multi-purpose 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 Adongay.