- Category: Economy
22 Aug 2012
- Written by Lenie Lectura / Reporter
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Wednesday said a total of P111 million is needed to renovate 46 regional and district offices of its attached agency Land Transportation Office (LTO) as well as licensing centers nationwide.
The DOTC, in a published invite, announced the opening of the bid.
“The project is in fulfillment of the commitment of the government to provide convenient, affordable, reliable, efficient and safe transport services,” the bid invite stated.
A total of P4 million of the allocation will go to the planned extension of the Letas Building in LTO Central Office in East Avenue, Quezon City.
About P8.8 million will go to various renovation projects in Region 1, including the repair of the LTO Regional Office in La Union; the waiting area, lecture and examination room of the Dagupan District Office; the records room of the Laoag District Office; and the respective continuation of perimeter fences in the Batac District Office and Vigan District Office.
Some P9.9 million will be spent for the repair and improvement buildings in Region 2, such as the Regional Office in Tuguegarao, as well as the district offices in Cabarroguis, Tuguegarao, Roxas, San Isidro, Ilagan and Aparri.
In the LTO Regional Office in San Fernando, Pampanga, P1.5 million will be spent for the backfilling and perimeter fence construction there; while another P5 million is set aside for the renovation of the San Pablo district and Laguna Licensing Office.
In Region 5 a total of P39 million was allocated for building improvement in the LTO Regional Office in Legazpi, and the district offices in Masbate, Naga, Daet, Iriga, Sorsogon, Legazpi, Tabaco, Ragay and Catanduanes.
The LTO Regional Office in Iloilo and the District Offices in Bacolod, Cadiz, San Jose, Calinog and Iloilo will also undergo building renovations costing a total of P6.5 million.
In Region 7, P4 million will be spent to renovate the impounding, storage, and lecture building, as well as to complete the perimeter fence of the LTO Siquijor District Office. A total of P2 million will also be spent for the repair and renovation of the Bais and Danao District Offices.
In Region 8 about P18.5 million will go to the repair and rehabilitation of LTO Tacloban, Borongan, Catarman, Calbayog, Catbalogan, Naval, Ormoc, Polompon and San Juan District Offices. Another P2 million will be spent for the repair and expansion of the LTO Dipolog District Office in Region 9.
For the NCR the LTO Manila North District Office will undergo renovation of building, and replacement of roof, trusses, gutters and ceiling, costing about P2 million.
Some P2 million will also be used for the building renovation, enclosure of supply room and improvement of second floor examination room of the LTO Pasay City Licensing Center.
About P2 million each will go to Quezon City Licensing Center and Quezon City District Office for their respective improvements of building and construction of records room.