Engr. Sotero O. Ocupe
Provincial Engineer

Provincial Engineering Office
Obay, Polanco, Zamboanga del Norte
Tel. # (065) 212-6279




1.      Initiates, reviews, and recommends changes in policies and objectives, plans and programs, techniques, procedures, and practices in infrastructure development and public works in general of the provincial government.

    1. Advises the Governor on infrastructures, public works and other engineering matters.
    2. Administers, coordinates, supervises, and controls the construction, mainte nance, improvement, and repair of roads, bridges and other engineering and public works projects of the provincial government.
    3. Provides engineering services to the provincial government, including investigations and surveys, engineering designs, feasibility studies and project management.
    4. Exercises technical supervision over all engineering offices of component cities and municipalities.
    5. Exercises such other powers and perform such other duties and functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.


1.      Supervises the regular maintenance activities/operation on provincial roads and bridges and other infrastructure facilities consistent with available funds.

    1. Conducts periodic inspection, plans and introduce improvement on existing infrastructure facilities.
    2. Maintains and repairs 792.17 kms. Of provincial roads (Concrete 21.45 kms., Asphalt .90 kms., Gravel 769.82 kms.)
    3. Maintains and repairs 2,780.50 L.M. of existing bridges (concrete 2,514 L.M., timber bridges 73.50 L.M., bailey bridges 261 L.M.)
    4. Purchases and procures all necessary road maintenance materials and supplies for carrying out the regular programs.
    5. Extends technical assistance to the municipalities, barrios or barangays and other provincial  agencies.