The Provincial Engineering Office (PEO) is resuming the construction of “Big 3” infrastructure projects after months of delay due to revisions on architectural designs.
“Last year pa natinsinimulanitong ‘Big 3’ at dahil design-build project ito, hindiautomatic construction kaagad. May naganap pang design phase. Hanggangngayon, hindi pa natinmasasabing 100% complete naang design planng mga projects,”PEO Assistant Engr. LaniDaquioag said.
Ongoing demolition works and partial foundation plans are being started, particularly the bored piling at the Dap-ayan Center, excavation works at the Ferdinand E. Marcos Stadium, and demolition processat the Provincial Capitol.
“Isa samga concerns naminngayong tag-ulan ay ang construction ng basement sa Dap-ayan. Talagangmaghuhukaytayodiyan at ngayon bored piling pa langangginagawanamin, nakikitanaminnamataasnaang water level. Ito angisangdahilansaposiblengpagka-delay ng Dap-ayan Center redevelopment,” Engr. Daquioagadmitted.
On June 28, 2019, the Provincial Government conducted the simultaneous groundbreaking ceremony of the estimated P2-Billion worth of infrastructure projects.
During the 202nd founding anniversary celebration of Ilocos Norte on February 3, 2020, architectural firms leading the development explained that designs of the “Big 3” were anchored on heritage, Ilokano culture and tradition, and green architecture.—Blessing Angel V. Agliam, PGIN-CMO