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Tuesday, 25 July 2023

Flood control project groundbreaks in Carrascal town

CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur -- To protect the residents in high risk coastal areas of Surigao del Sur, the Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office (DPWH) Caraga, together with the local government officials led the groundbreaking of the construction of a Flood Mitigation Structure project on July 10, 2023, in Barangay Doyos in Carrascal, Surigao del Sur.

Barangay Doyos is a community situated along Doyos River that is often reached by high river water especially during successive heavy rains and unfavorable weather conditions that result to  flood. 

Surigao del Sur First District Representative and House Committee chair on Public Works and Highways, Engr. Romeo S. Momo Sr., Mayor Vicente H. Pimentel III,  DPWH regional office Engr. Jerome S. Mezo, and other local officials, attended the said launching in the presence of several residents.

Funded under the fiscal year 2023 regular infra, the Flood Mitigation Structure has a total length of 330.78 linear meters with reinforcing steel, concrete facing, and foundation of structural steel sheet piles, with a total cost of P105,079,573.29.

The construction of the slope protection structure started on May 29, 2023, and is expected to complete on December 24, 2023. (DPWH-13/NGPB, PIA-Surigao del Sur)