CATARMAN,N. Samar– District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio, along with the Inspectorate team led by Construction Chief Engineer Vicente C. Galecio and Planning and Design Chief Engineer Andy S. Ereño of the Department of Public Works and Highways-Northern Samar First District Engineering Office (DEO), conducted an ocular inspection of various infrastructure projects within the first district of Northern Samar on April 23, 2024.

The team inspected the following ongoing projects: Construction of Road in Doña Polqueria, Catarman, Northern Samar; Construction (Completion) of Bridge, Phase III, Galutan National High School (Catarman River) to Barangay Doña Polqueria, Catarman, Northern Samar; and Construction of 1-Storey 4-Classroom, Cawayan Integrated School, Catarman, Northern Samar.

During the inspection, District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio instructed the construction chief engineer to ensure that the implementation of these projects are in accordance with the approved designs and safety standards. He also emphasized that project engineers must closely monitor the implementation to avoid unforeseen circumstances.

District Engineer Ignacio further highlighted the significant impact these projects will have on the community once completed.

“These projects will not only improve the infrastructure of our district but will also provide better access and facilities for our communities. It is our responsibility to ensure the successful planning, implementation, and completion of these projects for the benefit of the public.”

The routine site visits conducted by the District Engineer and his team serve as a crucial aspect of project management and quality assurance. By actively engaging with project sites, the District Engineer can provide timely guidance to project teams, ensuring that work is carried out efficiently and in accordance with specifications.