PASTRANA, Leyte – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Leyte Second District Engineering is now implementing seven school building projects for recipient schools in the second district in the province.

These school buildings will be constructed in Talisay Elementary School, Mayorga; Amandangay Elementary School, Tabontabon; MacArthur Central School, MacArthur; Caridad Primary School, Julita; Buracan Elementary School, La Paz; Aringit Primary School, Pastrana; and in Tunga Central School, Tunga.

Each school building has a construction budget of P4.9 million sourced from the Basic Education Facilities Fund of the Department of Education (DepEd).

These facilities were simultaneously constructed on January 19 and are expected to be completed May 3 of this year.

District Engineer Leo Edward Oppura directed the project engineers to closely monitor the implementation of the school building projects to ensure that they adhere to the plans and program of works.

School building projects implemented by DPWH are in convergence with the Department of Education (DepEd) aiming to address the classroom gaps in high-priority schools nationwide.