TACLOBAN CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Central Office conducted a two-day assessment to monitor the ongoing infrastructure projects implemented by Leyte Second District Engineering Office (L2DEO).

The assessment, conducted through its quality assurance unit, was carried out on November 8 and 9 by engineers from the Bureau of Research and Standards with assistance from the construction and quality assurance sections of the district office to provide the necessary inputs and project-related data.

The team assessed and evaluated six projects were assessed and evaluated if they were compliant with the plans and standard specifications.

These projects were the construction/rehabilitation of the Binahaan flood control structure and drainage system, Binahaan river basin in Barangay Balilit, Dagami; construction of missing links/new roads along the Burauen – Albuera Road; retrofitting/strengthening of the Marabong Bridge along Jaro-Dagami-Burauen-La Paz Road, Burauen, Leyte; construction of by-pass and diversion roads in La Paz; and the completion of the construction of a two- storey office building of the in MacArthur town.

According to District Engineer Leo Edward Oppura, regular assessment is necessary to monitor the quality of the projects so that if there are issues during the implementation, corrective measures will be immediately addressed.