CATARMAN, Northern Samar –District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio with the Inspectorate team lead by Construction Chief Engineer Vicente C. Galecio of the Department of Public Works and Highways-Northern Samar First District Engineering Office (DEO), conducted an inspection of various infra projects within the first district of Northern Samar on January 4, 2024.

During the inspection, District Engineer Ignacio underscored the importance of conducting routine project inspections to ensure that the contractors comply with correct construction methodologies and adhere to the department’s guidelines and specifications.

The team inspected the ongoing concreting of Barangay Chitongco to Sitio Pamiswakan, Brgy. Chitongco farm-tom-market (FMR), Brgy. Chitongco, Mondragon Northern Samar; rehabilitation of river control, Barangay Makiwalo, Mondragon, Northern Samar; construction of 1STY 4CL Cawayan Integrated School, Catarman, Northern Samar; rehabilitation/reconstruction/upgrading of damaged paved roads – tertiary roads – Bugko – Nenita – Mirador- Cagpanit-an – De Maria – Sn Jose Rd – K0762+00-K0763+092, Mondragon, Northern Samar; construction of multi-purpose building, Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar and rehabilitation/reconstruction/upgrading of damaged paved roads – Secondary Road – Catarman – Laoang Rd – K0761+480-K0762+000, Mondragon, Northern Samar.

District Engineer Ignacio emphasized the significant impact these projects will have upon completion.

“The successful completion of these projects will certainly benefit the traveling public and will contribute to the overall improvement of infrastructure in the first district of Northern Samar,” he said.

DE Ignacio further stressed that routine inspections play a crucial role in monitoring the progress of ongoing projects and addressing any issues promptly. Hence, the monitoring Engineers are required to join the project inspections.

The DPWH officials are committed to overseeing the successful implementation of these initiatives for the betterment of the community and the efficient use of public resources.