Dumaguete City implements P161M infra projects

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA)–-Dumaguete City government has appropriated Php161 million worth of infrastructure projects in all 30 barangays for the second year of the administration of Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo.

City Public Information Officer Dems Demecillo said most of these projects are implemented by the City Engineers Office and exclude those that were awarded to private construction firms and national agencies.

Based on the records from the CEO some 76 projects worth Php58.9 million are concreting of roads, drainage systems, box culverts, flood control dikes, seawalls, footbridge, sports facilities, health centers, day centers, school buildings, water works and electrical systems, evacuation facilities, fence of government buildings.

Demecillo said there are 53 ongoing projects worth Php53 million while 49 other infrastructure projects amounting to Php50.1 million are ready for implementation after the bidding process is completed.

On the second year of his administration, Mayor Remollo implemented setback, provided parking areas and fencing of public schools to boost safety of the students and faculty and minimize traffic congestion in school zones.

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The mayor also facilitated the acquisition of the modern Php17 million Rosenbauer Fire Truck and a water tanker 12,000 gallons capacity for sustainable firefighting operations.

The Php49 million restoration of the Old Presidencia including the frontage and Quezon Park is ongoing as well the Php3.5 million extension of drainage box culverts in Rizal Boulevard.

Mayor Remollo also implemented the modernization of the city’s motorpool with the acquisition of Php43 million worth of brand new heavy equipment to include: 2 hydraulic excavators, 6-wheeler dump trucks, 10-wheeler dump trucks, 2 6-wheeler mini dump truck, 1 Strada Pick-up, 1 crawler type bulldozer, 2 front end payloaders and 4 concrete mixers to replace their aged counterparts that have been used for the past 16 years

Finally, the administration has allotted Php100 million for the construction of two full span concrete bridges at the back of Foundation University and near the Bureau of Internal Revenue. (jct/PIA7-Negros Oriental)

Source: PIA Feed