NAVAL, Biliran – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)- Biliran District Engineering Office (BDEO) has completed the P10M improvement of multipurpose building (gymnasium) in Biliran town situated in Brgy. San Isidro.
David Adogay Jr., District Engineer said that completed facility is now ready to cater different sports activities and other services needs of the community.
“The improved gymnasium features basketball court flooring, digital scoreboards and court bleachers and is also equipped with parking spaces,” Adongay revealed.
Adongay said that the new gymnasium is designed to provide comfort during sports events and other activities that cannot be done outdoors or on the field.
Aside from sports activities, he also added that the facility can also be used as a venue for seminars, meetings, medical missions, rallies and event competitions. This can also be used as an evacuation center to residents in times of calamities.
According to Adongay, all residents in Biliran town can benefit this new facility. The said town has a total inhabitants of 16,882 based on the 2015 census of population.
The completed project which started construction in August 2019 was implemented under 2019 Local Infrastructure Program (LIP) under contract with Titanya Construction & Development Corp. This project was completed on February 28, 2020.