TACLOBAN CITY- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of a multi-purpose building intended to be used as a proper venue for social and community events for the residents of Barangay 1 in Jaro, Leyte.
The P4.9-million project was implemented by DPWH-Leyte Second District Engineering Office, funded under the FY-2022 multi-purpose buildings/facilities to support the social services of the communities.
According to District Engineer Leo Edward Oppura, the facility measures 453-square meters and has an existing structural concrete framework, floor slab, and roofing in the main building.
The district office works on the expansion of the building with the provision of additional footing, columns and beams, installation of roofing, comfort rooms, concrete bleachers, electrical wiring, lighting fixtures, doors, and other finishing touches.
The construction of the project was reported to have been completed on August 12, 2022 and is now ready to be utilized by the local residents.
This completed multi-purpose building could also be considered as a quick disaster response to the residents of Barangay 1 in providing a temporary shelter in times of calamities.