GOVERNMENT CENTER, PALO, Leyte-For an efficient implementation of infrastructure projects in Region 8, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the winning bidders signed contract of agreement aimed at forging strong cooperation between concerned parties in project implementation in the region.
During the coordination meeting with the contractors held at DPWH 8 Multi- purpose Hall in May 15, 2019, DPWH RD Nerie Bueno said that the office will be transparent and strict in conducting validation of these winning contractors in the implementation of projects in the regional and district engineering offices.
“It is now clear to our winning contractors our terms and conditions, specifically on the provisions for a transparent project implementation, termination of contracts and blacklisting of contractors violating provisions of their signed contracts and attendance to DPWH bidding process,” RD Bueno said.
“The DPWH is transparent in its operations and will intensify monitoring of infra project implementation particularly in the region,” she added.
DPWH is grateful to the winning contractors as partners in achieving the goals and objectives of the department to provide effective and efficient infrastructure facilities to the public.
To date, there are already 16 signed contracts for project implementation by DPWH which include: Construction of By-Pass and Diversion Roads, Tacloban City By-Pass Road Package A (P98 M) and B (P70.5 M); Construction of By-Pass and Diversion Roads, Tacloban City By-Pass Road Extension Package A (P75.1 M) and B (P55.09 M); P120.1 M Construction of Missing Links/New Roads: Jaro-Rubas-Ormoc Road (Jaro side); P99.69 M Construction of By-Pass and Diversion Roads, Tacloban-Sta-Fe-San Miguel Road; and P54.88 M Construction of Missing Links/New Roads- Mahaplag-Hilongos Road, Package 1 amongst other.
The contract signing was led by RD Nerie Bueno with the winning contractors and assisted by DPWH-8 Assistant Director Eric Ayapana. (PR)