July 24, 2017
NAVAL, Biliran – Construction is on-going for the 30 of the 57 total listing projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)- Biliran District Engineering office under the FY 2017 projects.
Engr. David P. Adongay, Jr. District Engineer reported that BDEO has already completed 21 projects as of June 30, 2017 with an accomplishment of 25.16% with a positive slippage of 5.76%.
Just newly completed projects are the P10M Repair of Catmon Bridge along Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR), Naval, Biliran, P8M Off-carriageway Improvement along Naval-Caibiran Cross Country Road (NCCR), P2.5M Road Concreting in Brgy. Sagrada Familia, P.I. Garcia, Naval, Biliran, P1M Construction of Multipurpose Building (Barangay Hall) in Brgy. Acaban, Culaba, Biliran, P1M Construction of Seawall at Marvel, Culaba, Biliran and P1M Construction of Seawall, Sitio Marasbaras, Looc, Caibiran, Biliran.
However, six projects under the FY 2017 Regular Infrastructure Program are Not Yet Started (NYS) and still up for implementation.
Adongay revealed that these Not Yet Started Projects are just bid out while one project is for approval at the Regional Office and the other one is still on the process of preparation of Program of Work (POW), Detailed Unit Price Analysis (DUPA) and Plans. According to Adongay, once Notice to Proceed (NTP) is received, BDEO will fast track these projects to finish it on the target dates.
Moreover, Adongay reported that for 2016 Carry-over projects, BDEO has already accomplished 96.048% as of June 30, 2017 with three remaining projects on-going and being fast-tracked. These are the P45M Construction of Slope Protection along BCR with 91% accomplishment, P8.7M Replacement of Banlas Bridge along Maripipi Circumferential Road with 95% accomplishment and Road Opening and Concreting of Biliran Diversion Road with already P75% accomplishment after problem on permit to enter has been settled.