NAVAL, Biliran (BDEO) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)- Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) has started the construction of its 2019 infrastructure projects in Biliran.
DPWH-Biliran has a total of 92 projects worth P1.2B under 2019 General Appropriations Act (GAA). Out of the 92 projects, 14 of these costing P50M and below have already started. The on-going projects includes the constructions of six barangay roads, seven flood control projects and one detour approaches for the damaged bridge in Caraycaray, Naval.
As of June 30, 2019, DPWH-Biliran DEO posts 2.69% accomplishment of 2019 infra projects.
David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer said that Project Engineers (PE) were ordered to focus their attention in the implementation of 2019 projects to ensure that plans have been correctly followed and is on the right track.
“I told our PEs to focus in the implementation because that is the most difficult part of our job,” he said.
According to Adongay, various infrastructure projects has been lined up for this year. Among the high impact projects to be implemented are the P73.2M asphalt overlay along Naval-Caibiran Cross Country Road (NCCR), P64.7M Asphalt Overlay along Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR), P80M Road Widening along BCR, P50M Rehabilitation of Damaged Paved Road along Maripipi Circumferential Road , and P50M Construction of New permanent Bridge at Macalpe along NCCR.
As of July 16, 2019, Adongay revealed that all 2019 projects has been bid out. He said that these projects can be started immediately as soon as Notice to Proceed (NTP) is issued to the contractors.
To ensure successful implementation, Adongay always reminded PEs to be accountable by following the acronym S.I.M.P.L.E.
First, to S-set expectation which is to meet the target and deliver project on time, I- invite commitment, M-measure progress by documenting projects with geotagged photos, P- provide feedback and make report every day, L-link to consequences and E-evaluate effectiveness.