San Juan, Batangas - The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over Php38,114,246 worth road project in Barangays Sampiro and Sapangan, San Juan, Batangas.
Assistant Regional Director IV-A Priscilla E. Ong said this road project will improve the socio-economic activities in the locality by providing safer and faster mobility and reducing the hauling cost of crops and livestock products.
Ong said 330 agrarian reform beneficiaries and 1,389 households in Sampiro/Sapangan agrarian reform beneficiaries of this town will benefit from this project.
Ong added that Sampiro-Sapangan road was funded through DAR's Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase III (ARISP III).
She noted that the 5.502 kilometers road project with 24.00 linear meter flat slab Maguihan bridge was completed almost a year since the project started last July 03, 2013. The project was turned-over to Sampiro/Sapangan ARC thru the effort of DAR, Department of Public Works and Highways and San Juan municipal government.
Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto graced the event. In her keynote speech, Governor Vi emphasized the importance of teamwork among various government agencies and the local government units for a project to be successful.