We would like to express our profound gratitude to the DA-FOS for providing the funds and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for providing the data necessary in the development of this standard.
Thanks are also due to the Technical Committee members from the following ions: National Irrigation Administration (NIA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Bureau of Soil and Water Management (BSWM), DA-Infrastructure for Rural Production Enhancement Sector (INFRES) , DA-Regional Agr icultural Engineering Divisions (RAED), Bureau of Product Standards (BPS), Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD), Agricultural Machinery Testing and Evaluation Center (AMTEC), Philippine Society of ltural Engineers (PSAE), Board of Agricultural Engineers (BOAE) Professional Regulations Commission (PRC), Foundation for Resources and Linkage Development Chairperson- Regional Agricultural and Fishery Council (RAFC) and members of the NAFC-Agriculture and Fishery Mechanization Committee (AFMeC) for their technical advices and invaluable suggestions , for helping the project staff attain the objectives of the project and for giving comments , suggestions and reactions on the draft standards during the public hearing held last March 14 and October 13, 2008 at the NAFC, Quezon City.
We are also grateful to Engr. Carina Diaz (Bureau of Design, DPWH) for he efforts in the preparation of this standard.
Legal Bases for Implementation
PNS/PAES 421:2009 – Farm to Market Roads (Earth, Gravel, Bituminous, Concrete)
ANNEX A – Farm to Market Roads (Earth Road-New)
ANNEX B – Farm to Market Roads (Gravel Road-New)
ANNEX C – Farm to Market Roads (Bituminous-New)
ANNEX D1 – Farm to Market Roads (Concrete Paving of Existing Gravel Road)
ANNEX D2 – Farm to Market Roads (Concrete Road-New)