NSSDEO, Brgy. Burabud, Laoang, N. Samar, 08/31/2023 – Inspectorate Team of NSSDEO, led by OIC-District Engineer Charlito S. Carlobos, together with Engr. Gil D. Herrera, Jr., Chief, Construction Section, Engr. Fiona A. Anunciado, Acting Chief, Planning and Design Section, Engr. Eduardo M. Lagrimas, Chief, Quality Assurance Section, and Engr. Francisco Y. Tañala, Chief, Maintenance Section, visited the site of on-going projects along Mapanas-Gamay to ensure that the work program is implemented appropriately.
The Concreting of Flood Control Carriageway in Barangay Cagamutan, Gamay, Northern Samar, Construction of Gamay Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center, Gamay, Northern Samar, and Rehabilitation/Reconstruction of National Roads with Slips, Slope Collapse, and Landslide, Secondary Roads, Pangpang-Palapag-Mapanas-Gamay-Lapinig Rd – K0830 + 205.30 – K0830 + 554, Northern Samar, 2nd District, were the projects inspected on Wednesday, August 23, 2023.
The construction of the flood control carriageway in Barangay Cagamutan covers the construction of a 54-lineal-meter flood control structure with an allocation of P10-M from the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2023. This project, with contract ID 23II0051, is being managed by CDU Construction and is now at 86.01% completion.
With also a P10-M fund from GAA 2023, the Construction of Gamay Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center in Gamay, Northern Samar, is now in its 34.55% status carried out by A-Cube Construction and Supply. The construction of this three – storey and 193.2 m2 Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center incorporates reinforced concrete works, finishing works such as masonry, plastering, roof insulation, concrete gutter waterproofing, roofing works, and plumbing. Additionally included in the program are steel painting and electrical rough-in work.
The last project visited was the recently completed Rehabilitation/Reconstruction of National Roads with Slips, Slope Collapse, and Landslide, Secondary Roads, Pangpang-Palapag-Mapanas-Gamay-Lapinig Rd – K0830 + 205.30 – K0830 + 554, Northern Samar, 2nd District. It was finished on August 02, 2023, with the following scope of work: (1) construction of 248.70 meters of slope protection (structural concrete gravity wall with application of bio-engineering): a. Sta. k0830+205.30 – K0830+420 (length = 214.70m, left side); b. K0830+520 – K0830+554 (length = 34.00, left side); and (2) construction of 348.70 meters of structural concrete (drainage canal and parapet wall): K0830+205.30 – K0830+554 (left side). It has a P72-M fund taken from GAA 2022, implementing works were carried out by JUPA Construction under contract ID 22II0058.
The DPWH-NSSDEO’s completion of projects of the above mentioned municipalities addressed the preservation and conservation of environment and provides convenient public transportation as well as safety of the people during calamities, as mandated by the Department.
(ZYRA JOY J.CHING, PIO STAFF)