Pahirap lalo! Unfinished DPWH projects in Romblon bring headaches to residents


Unfinished infrastructure projects of Department of Public Works and Highways bring headaches to the residents of San Fernando in Romblon, especially at the onset of the rainy season.

Romblon News reported that one patient from San Fernando town needed to be carried by his relatives and neighbors under the pouring rain to the detour made by the DPWH as the Olango Bridge in Brgy. España is still under construction.

Photos of the patient being carried were uploaded by Joey Rada Mortel on his Facebook account.

Aside from the Olango Bridge, Romblon News reported that other infrastructure projects – such as the Punong Bridge in the same town – have yet to be finished by the Public Works department.

DPWH-Romblon District Engr. Napoleon Famadico said last March that they gave contractors 30 days to finish all pending projects.

However, residents said that some projects have yet to be completed, the news outlet reported.

“Isa sa mga contractor na pinangalanan ni Famadico noong Marso na may mga project na nakabinbin sa isla ay ang Arky Cons