Typhoon “Maring” partially damaged riverbank protection in the second and fourth districts of Pangasinan, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Pangasinan 2nd Engineering Office said.
DPWH Pangasinan 2nd Engineering Office District Engineer Elpidio C. Paragas said that the damaged infrastructure needs to be restored with allocation of some P30 million as soon as possible.
Paragas disclosed that fallen trees and potholes were temporarily patched by district maintenance crew at the height of Maring.
He bared a P16-million maintenance fund for his district this year and permanent repair of potholes was immediately conducted as the weather improved.
Paragas said that national roads and secondary roads in his district were passable during the height of the typhoon and floods on Perez Boulevard in Dagupan City easily subsided.
Meanwhile, Paragas disclosed that there are 106 projects being undertaken by his office totaling R449 million, of which 34 have been completed, seven are ongoing, while the rest have been bidded.