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Province of Pangasinan completes P546M infrastructure projects

LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN—Along with the big-ticket projects that the present administration has been undertaking since Governor Ramon V. Guico III assumed office in July 2022, various regular infrastructure projects were completed as of May 6, 2024.

These projects include provincial and barangay roads, bridges, and other facilities such as classrooms, provincial government buildings, and various health facilities.

The Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) reported that P546,383,645.35 was funded for 131 projects.

The number of projects per district is accounted for as follows: District 1, 14 projects (P56,171,246.98); District II, 14 (P92,019,830.02); District III, 31 (P96,270,825.33); District IV, 9 (P21,638,327.20); District V, 20 (P82,184,036.54); and District VI, 30 (P149,269,178.01). Of the total number of projects, 13 are buildings or facilities with a contract cost of P48,830,201.27.

The completed projects covered routine maintenance work for provincial roads and bridges, including concreting, asphalting, graveling, and maintaining barangay roads and bridges.

Most projects for concreting, asphalting, and blocktopping of farm-to-market roads, provincial and barangay roads, and bridges were in the towns of Agno, Bani, Infanta, Burgos, Anda, Dasol, Bolinao, Mangatarem, Urbiztondo, Lingayen, Bugallon, Malasiqui, Mapandan, San Carlos City, Bayambang, Manaoag, San Jacinto, Mangaldan, Binalonan, Urdaneta City, Pozorrubio, Villasis, Bautista, Sison, Umingan, Asingan, Rosales, Balungao, San Manuel, and Laoac.

Further, 10 multi-purpose buildings and a legislative building, which cost 40.8 million, were constructed in Balungao, San Quintin, Urdaneta City, Malasiqui, Bayambang, and Bani.

Meanwhile, the PEO reported that a total of 25 projects with contract costs of about P440,743,013.44 are currently ongoing, including the construction of monuments and a connector bridge at Ramos Island in Hundred Islands National Park, the repainting of government hospitals, the conversion of the Youth Development Center into Pangasinan Polytechnic College, the construction of covered courts and farm-to-market roads, the reconstruction of some bridges and road networks, and the construction of water systems.

Governor Guico vowed to pursue the completion of various infrastructure projects to enhance productivity across all sectors of the province. (Ruby F. Rayat/PIMRO)

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