PUBLIC MARKET. The town of Barugo in Leyte has a new public dry market funded by DPWH’s 2nd engineering office to the tune of P9.16 million.(L2DEO)

TACLOBAN CITY– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District Engineering Office has finished the construction of a multi-purpose building structure that will serve as a dry market for small independent businesses in Barugo.

According to District Engineer Leo Edward Oppura, the new dry market will encourage the growth of independent businesses and job opportunities which are required to stimulate the local economy.

Furthermore, consumers will have a one-stop shop for their essential market commodities requirements.

The dry market building is a two-story commercial building with a total floor space of 234 square meters. It features concrete columns and beams, as well as steel trusses and roofs. It also has provisions for comfort rooms and roll-up doors.

This P9.16 million public market facility will accommodate a wide range of products for consumers’ daily necessities, as well as some local delicacies.

This project is being carried out by YFL Builders, with funding provided by DPWH’s CY 2023 Basic Infrastructure Program: Multi-Purpose Buildings and Facilities to Support Social Services.