The projects involving roads, bridges and mass housing are worth P135.98 million MANILA, Philippines – Government auditors have questioned 22 infrastructure projects of the provincial government of Abra worth P135.98 million ($3.2 million), noting the lack of basic documents, lapses in bidding procedures, non-compliance with equipment requirements, and duplication of personnel.
By Ma. Elena Catajan Sketches ONE cannot say how one is going to go up or down Boliney, a town high up in the mountains of Abra. One is never certain what day or what time the lone jeepney will arrive or leave.
It seems that the road along Barangay Macray is a favorite by the government. This road is already a part of the P50 Million Bangued-Tayum Project that had to be replaced. Documents sent to abrenian.com shows Two agencies, the DPWH and The Provincial Government, has the same project in just a couple months apart.
The 2 Kilometer Bangued-Tayum road worth P50 Million needed to be repaired after just one year of it’s construction. DPWH refused to pay the Contractor due to defective implementation.
By Maria Teresa B. Benas BANGUED, Abra, July 10 (PIA) — Governor Eustaquio “Takit” P. Bersamin convened a special meeting of different government agencies last week to help in the identification and implementation of priority industries that will bring “wealth and livelihood for the people at the same time preserve the cultural integrity of Abra.”
Infrastructure is a vital component to progress. It enables the movement of basic commodities from one point to another. It also open up new oppurtunities for towns where these roads passes.
By Maria Teresa B. Benas DOLORES, Abra, Nov. 21 (PIA) — The barangays of Dolores town will soon have concrete farm-to-market roads with the P10 million Mudiit-Salucag Road project about to commence.