The Maintenance Section of the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) Camarines Sur 4th District Engineering Office in coordination with Department of Education (DepEd) participated recently in the 2010 Oplan Balik Eskwela Program in time for the school opening on June 15.
DPWH activities undertaken during the 2010 Oplan Balik Eskwela program include asphalt patching of potholes along Iriga City-Masoli Road and San Isidro-Hanawan Road. Other activities performed in support of the program include declogging of line canals along Baao-Iriga City-Nabua Road, Barangays Agdangan, Pecuaria and San Isidro-Hanawan Road in Baao, Bula, and Iriga, respectively.
In order to preclude the happening of an accident involving school children, re-painting of faded pedestrian lanes in front of Baao Central School, Baao Community College, San Vicente High School, and San Juan Elementary School in Baao, was also included in the different activities in connection with the 2010 Balik Eskwela Program of the DepEd.
Schools that benefited under the program were the Iriga City Central School, San Francisco Elementary School, Regina Mondi College, San Agustin Elementary School, San Nicolas Elementary School, Centennial Child Learning Center, and Ver Bum Dei School, all in Iriga City.
To sustain the program on removal of road obstruction along the national highways, and cognizant of the safety of students and the general public, the continued removal of all forms of obstruction, billboards and election paraphernalia installed during the recent election and immediate clearing of obstructions along national roads leading to school sites, including inspection of structural stability of school buildings in our area of operation were also performed by the DPWH.