CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bulacan Second District Engineering Office has completed P2.093 billion worth of infrastructure projects in 2017.
“We successfully delivered the government’s program of Build…Build…Build to the people in the cities of San Jose Del Monte and Meycauayan and the towns of Angat, San Rafael, San Ildefonso, San Miguel, Doña Remedios Trinidad, Norzagaray, Sta. Maria, Marilao, 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,” District Engineer Ramiro Cruz disclosed.
“We have built roads and bridges that reduced travel time and improve road quality and safety, and constructed dikes, seawalls, river control, revetment and drainage canals that will protect lives and properties from the effects of natural disasters,” he added.
In addition to projects under the 2017 Regular Infrastructure Program, DPWH Bulacan Second District Engineering Office also completed the construction of 88 units of school buildings consisting of 755 classrooms amounting Php1.297 Billion under the Department of Education’s Basic Education Facilities Fund and 12.24 kilometers of farm-to-market roads worth Php105 Million under the Department of Agriculture’s budget.
Among the priority projects in 2017 was 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 offers great scenery that will be a catalyst to the much-desired economic progress,” he furthered.