The above photo shows the December 9, 2020 inauguration of the Bil-loca- San Juan Farm-to-Market Road (FMR) and eight bridges connecting Batac City and Sarrat town. The said road and bridges cover a 12.24 km stretch from Brgy. Bil-loca (Nuto), Batac City to Brgy. San Juan, Sarrat. It was funded by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte, the World Bank, and the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP). The inauguration event was attended by City Mayor Albert Chua, Vice Mayor Windell Chua, Atty. Pancho Jose – Chief of Staff of the Office of the Governor, Provincial Agriculturist Norma Lagmay, barangay chairmen, and representatives of the Department of Agriculture Region 1 and PRDP. (Photo courtesy of CGB)