Capiz to erect 15 river landings to boost economic activities

ROXAS City – A total of 15 river landings in the coastal barangays in Capiz are up for construction, courtesy of the Department of Transportation and Communication.

Capiz Sangguniang Panlalawigan Secretary Zoe Herrera said the budget for the river landings, which will be implemented in the towns of Panay, Pontevedra, and Pilar, is over P34.92 million taken from the 2011 appropriation.

Herrera said eight of the 12 landings will cost P17.65 million and will be constructed in Panay, particularly in barangays Pawa, Lat-asan, Navitas, Jamul-awon, Agojo, Bantigue, Lomboy, and Buntod.

Five more river landings will be constructed in Pontevedra town, particularly in barangays Tabuc, Hipona, Ameligan, Agbanog, and Gabuc and will cost P12.52 million, while the remaining two river landings with a budget of P4.75 million will be constructed in barangays Casanayan and Dayhagan in Pilar town.

The project entails the construction of runway extension, perimeter fence, and the rehabilitation/expansion of the passenger terminal building.

The DOTC’s Bids and Awards Committee has also invited bidders for the construction of the Roxas City Philippine Coast Guard station amounting to more than P11.47 million. (Jemin B. Guillermo/PIA/The Daily Guardian)
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