DPWH Bulacan Completed the P2.093 Billion Worth of Projects in 2017

One of President Rody Duterte's most active Cabinet department, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), particularly in Bulacan, reported that a total of P2.093 Bilion worth of national roads, bridges, flood control structures, and other infrastructure projects were completed in 2017.

District Engineer Ramiro M. Cruz, headed of Bulacan Second District Engineering Office said that in the first year of Pres. Duterte's administration and inspired leadership of Sec. Mark Villar, the DPWH successfully delivered the government's program of Build... Build... Build... to the people of San Jose Del Monte City and the towns of Angat, San Rafael, San Ildefonso, San Miguel, Doña Remedios Trinidad, Norzagaray, Sta. Maria, Marilao, Meycauayan and Obando with the completion of 19.59 kilometers of national roads, 88 lineal meters of bridges, 31 flood control structures, and 105 other infrastructure projects.

The DPWH Project in Bulacan particularly the roads and bridges project reduced travel time and improve road quality and safety. The DPWH Bulacan also made another important projects such the construction of dikes, seawalls, river control, revetment and drainage canals that will protect lives and properties from effect of natural disasters.

DPWH Bulacan also noted that in addition to projects under the 2017 Regular Infrastructure Program, DPWH Bulacan Second District Engineering Office also completed the construction of 88 units of schooldbuildings consisting of 755 classrooms amounting P1.297 Billion under the Department of Education’s Basic Education Facilities Fund and 12.24 kilometers of farm-to-market roads worth P105 Million under the Department of Agriculture’s budget.

Some of the priority projects of the DPWH in Bulacan during the year 2017 is the rehabilitation and improvement of the 41 kilometers Eastern Bulacan Road that interconnects the municipalities of Dona Remedios Trinidad, San Rafael, San Ildefonso and San Miguel. The paved mountain road shaded by trees offer a great scenery that will be a catalyst to the much desired economic progress.

Bulacan is an important province which is readily accessible from the National Capital Region (NCR) or Metro Manila and bounded by provinces of Aurora and Quezon on the east, Nueva Ecija on the North, Pampanga on west, Rizal on the Southeast. The strategic location of Bulacan opens the province as an expansion area for industries and rapid urbanization is attracting investment and economic activities.

Source: DPWH / PNA

DPWH Bulacan Completed the P2.093 Billion Worth of Projects in 2017 DPWH Bulacan Completed the P2.093 Billion Worth of Projects in 2017 Reviewed by Phil Newsome on February 05, 2018 Rating: 5
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