NAVAL, Biliran, (BDEO) – David P. Adongay Jr., District Engineer (DE) of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)- Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) inspects on-going infrastructure projects in Biliran on October 10, 2019.
Major projects inspected are the on-going P75.96M road widening project at Brgy. Busali-Brgy. Bato in Biliran town, P70.48M asphalt overlay at Brgy. Lucsoon in Naval town along Naval-Caibiran Cross Country Road (NCCCR), P62.23M asphalt overlay at Brgy. Canila in Biliran town along Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR), rehabilitation of national roads with slips, slope collapse and landslide at Brgy. Looc, in Cabucgayan town worth P42.4M and at Brgy. Julita in Biliran town worth P18.8M.
Also inspected is the on-going construction of socio civic center at Brgy. Salawad in Cabucgayan town worth P3.42M. This is part of the P17.12M construction of socio civic center in the different barangays in the Municipality of Cabucgayan funded under 2019 Local Infrastructure Program (LIP).
During inspection, Adongay instructed the contractors ’personnel not to conduct concrete pouring activities unless there is an approved pouring permit from the DE following the Quality Assurance Section Quality Control testing requirements both in the laboratory and field particularly in the Field Density Test (FDT).
According to Adongay, his inspection within the district is always unannounced to the contractor to make sure that plans and specification were strictly followed during the implementation.
“Compliant naman sila(contractors),” Adongay said, referring to his assessment after the inspection.
DPWH-Biliran DEO has a total of 92 projects for 2019 implementation with a total amount of P1.28B. Adongay said these projects are being fast-tracked for completion in order to meet the district’s target accomplishment.