The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 6 made it to the top 4 among 16 Regional Offices nationwide in terms of project implementation for CY 2014.
At the end of 2014, DPWH, Region 6 has completed a total of 145.09 kilometers of roads and 3,858.90 lineal meters of bridges valued at P2.901 Billion and P385.890 Million, respectively.
In addition, the region has completed the following: 44 projects under Flood Control/Drainage Systems in the amount of P593.014 Million; 5 projects under Various Infrastructure including Local Projects (VILP) in the amount of P108.800 Million; 158 projects under RLIP (Local Infrastructure Program) in the amount of P503.300 Million; 5 projects under Water Supply/Sewerage in the amount of P7.500 Million; and 2 projects from Various SARO from EAOE in the amount of P8.000 Million.
DPWH Region VI has a total of 489 projects in various provinces in the region with the total allocation of P12.223.036 Billion.
In the province of Aklan, a total of 29 projects were programmed in the amount of P1.101.823 Billion. At the end of the year, 19 projects were completed and the remaining 10 are currently on-going.
The province of Antique has 20 programmed projects in the amount of P686.662 Million; hence, at the end of the year, 16 projects were completed while 4 are on-going.
In the province of Capiz, which is composed of two District Engineering Offices, a total of 43 projects were programmed in the amount of P1.161.247 Billion. At the end of the year, 28 projects were completed and 15 are on-going.
Guimaras province has 345 programmed projects with the total allocation of P618.248 Million. At the end of the year, 31 projects were completely implemented while the remaining 3 are on-going.
Among the 5 provinces in Region VI, Iloilo got the highest allocation for 2014 in the amount of P5.189.761 Billion, which corresponds to 205 projects in 5 District Engineering Offices including Iloilo City. At the end of the year, 147 projects were completed while 57 are on-going and the remaining 1 has not yet started.
The province of Negros Occidental which includes Bacolod City has 489 programmed projects in the amount of P3.465.295 Billion. 133 of these projects were completed at the end of the year while the remaining 25 are on-going.