Officials of state-owned CCC Highway Consultants of China make a courtesy call at the Governor's office on Wednesday (September 6, 2017) with Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (right) welcoming them. The group is in Iloilo to conduct a pre-feasibility study on the proposed bridge that would link Iloilo and Guimaras provinces. CCC Highway Consultants is a prestigious company that has built hundreds of major bridges and highways in China and in other parts of Asia, among which the recently completed 29.6 km. Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao link project and the 36 km. Hangzhou Bay Bridge.
Concreting/Rehabilitation of various provincial roads and bridges
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. turns over a check worth P2 million to the officials of Brgy. Tubungan, Barotac Nuevo led by Punong Barangay Edgar Bedia (3rd from right) for the concreting of their barangay road on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Joining the barangay officials in receiving the check is Fourth District Board Member Domingo Oso, Jr. (2nd from right)
Tigbauan Mayor Suzette Alquisada (center) and Sangguniang Bayan Member Dennis Valencia show off the check worth P3 million they received from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. for the concreting of Leon-Omambong-Cordova provincial road.
Four more provincial roads in Iloilo totaling 30.966 kilometers are up for rehabilitation under the Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) program of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. disclosed during the Provincial Development Council (PDC) meeting on Tuesday (May 30, 2017) that the DILG already endorsed to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) the release of P413,885,031.05 for the implementation of the projects.
Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Iloilo chief Raul Lorilla (3rd from left) asked the help of Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. for the transport of several heavy equipment of the Army's Engineering Brigade from Negros Occidental to Iloilo during a meeting at the Capitol boardroom on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The army's heavy equipment will be used for the clearing and paving of the 12-kilometer access road from Brgy.
Travelling from Concepcion town proper to Brgy. Nipa, where the 135-megawatt coal-fired power plant of Palm Concepcion Power Corp. (PCPC) is located, is now convenient and comfortable. This as the concreting of the 5.437-kilometer road undertaken by the PCPC was already completed.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. hands over three checks to Tigbauan Mayor Suzette Alquisada,namely, P3 million for the concreting of Leon-Cordova-Omambong provincial road, P200,000 for the improvement of multi-purpose building in Brgy. Parara Norte, P100,000 for the construction of Day Care Center in Brgy. Taro on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Municipal Treasurer Elma Tionsay (left) assisted the mayor in receiving the checks.
Lambunao Mayor Jason Gonzales receives a check in the amount of P8 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. as the provincial government's counterpart fund for the concreting of Agsirab-Bagongbong-Sitio Agdalusan farm-to-market road under the Agrarian Reform Communities Project II (ARCP II) of the Department of Agrarian Reform and Asian Development Bank on Thursday, October 6, 2016.
Barotac Viejo Mayor Niel "Beng" Tupas III receives a check in the amount of P5 million from Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. as the provincial government's counterpart fund for the concreting of Sitio Nagpana-Lipata-San Geronimo farm-to-market road under the Agrarian Reform Communities Project II (ARCP II) of the Department of Agrarian Reform and Asian Development Bank on Thursday, October 6, 2016.
ILOILO – Three local construction firms are vying for the concreting of 4.4-kilometer Poblacion-Bacay Road in Dumangas during its recent public bidding in Iloilo Provincial Capitol.
Of the three, G. Uy Construction submitted the lowest bid of P6,775,500, followed by MarchPhil Construction (P6,801,272) and J EG Construction Firm Corp. (P6,821,292).
The lowest bidder will undergo a post-qualification evaluation this week to determine if it met the requirements under the Government Procurement Reform Act.