NAVAL, Biliran-The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) ended 2018 with an 84.62% accomplishment of its infrastructure projects.
According to district engineer David P. Adongay Jr., Biliran-DEO surpassed the 80.87% planned target accomplishment by 3.75% as of December 31, 2018.
Out of the 60 total projects, 44 were completed and 16 are on-going.
Adongay said that the main reason for the slight delay are the implementation of big ticket projects amounting to P50 million and above.
“Medyo nadedelayed ang aming projects because of the late approval of authority to bid and implement of these projects from the DPWH Central Office pero yung’ mga projects namin na below P50 million ay almost completed na,” Adongay said.
Adongay said that the target completion date for all 2018 projects is on June, 2019.
“Hopefully we can complete this by March 2019,” Adongay added.
Under 2018 Regular Infrastructure Program, Biliran DEO has completed 18 flood control projects, four rehabilitation of bridges, four slope protections, three access roads leading to tourist destinations, three access roads leading to trades and industries and economic zones, two asphalt overlays and one drainage project.
Meanwhile, under 2018 Local Infrastructure Program, Biliran DEO has already completed four multipurpose buildings, one flood control project, one Farm-Market Road (FMR) project, one seawall project, one bay walk/breakwater project and one road concreting project. (PR)