By GISSELLE G. PARUNGAO
March 10, 2020
CALBAYOG CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways has received a total appropriation amounting to P2,335,680,000.00 from the approved General Appropriations Act of 2020.
There are about seventy-five (75) projects to be implemented by the district which will comprise the GAA for CY 2020.
To preserve the infrastructure investment made along national road, the project identified focus more on rehabilitation/construction/widening on both national and secondary roads amounting to P1,232,902,000.00 while an allocation of P366,278,000.00 was granted to projects that will prevent flooding in low-lying areas.
Local Program also received P696,500,000.00 whereas, convergence and special support program received P40,000,000.00 to build roads leading to tourism destinations and infrastructure/s in support of national security which is beneficial to the people of the 1st District of Samar.