By DPWH 2nd LED
September 27, 2019
CARIGARA, Leyte – Ensuring progress in compliance and work quality, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) -Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) conducted a three-day assessment of projects in the second district of Leyte.
The QAU Team Engineers Julius Gonzales, Krister Bill Umoso and Angela Kyra Porciuncula spearheaded the inspection on September 23-25, 2019, as they were assisted by the Leyte 2 project engineers.
District Engineer Gerald Pacanan said that among the projects inspected were construction and off-carriageway improvements along Jaro-Dagami-Burauen-La Paz road, construction of flood mitigation structures along Binahaan river in Pastrana, Leyte and along Daguitan Marabong river in Brgy. Batug, Dulag, Leyte, construction of bridge in Brgy. Uyawan, Carigara, Leyte, strengthening of Hibuga bridge along Mayorga-La Paz road, and construction of multi-purpose building in Brgy. Sto. Niño, Capoocan, Leyte.
“It is necessary that the QAU is here with us to continuously monitor and assess the quality of our projects implemented, as it shows the transparency of doing our works in compliance with the design and standard specifications of the department,” added Pacanan.
The QAU is a quarterly assessment or quality audit of on-going and completed projects undertaken by different district offices in order to check whether all infrastructure projects are implemented in compliance to plans and standard specifications.