Economy


Gov’t needs bids for airport projects




Posted on November 30, 2011


THE GOVERNMENT is seeking contractors for about P517-million worth of airport rehabilitation work contracts ranging from runway development to passenger terminal upgrade, a Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) bulletin published Sunday read.

Bid documents for the 20 contracts were made available on Monday (Nov. 28), and submission of such will be until Dec. 19, according to the bulletin. A pre-bid conference has been slated on Dec. 6, while the opening of bids will be on Dec. 19.

“The Pre-Bid Conference shall be open only to interested parties who have purchased the bidding documents,” according to the bulletin.

Up for grabs are the following contracts: concreting of apron and taxiway at Jolo Airport in the province of Sulu worth P50 million; asphalt-overlay of runway at Dumaguete Airport in the province of Negros Oriental worth P49 million; asphalt-overlay of runway at Lubang Airport in the province of Occidental Mindoro worth P35 million; concreting of apron and taxiways at Romblon Airport in the province of Romblon worth P32 million; continuation of concrete of apron and two taxiways at San Vicente Airport in the province of Palawan worth P30 million; expansion/concreting of apron at Dumaguete Airport in the province of Negros Occidental worth P25 million; repair/upgrading of runway at Legazpi Airport in the province of Albay worth P20 million; improvement of runway at Plaridel Airport in the province of Bulacan worth P10 million; concreting of runway extension at Marinduque Airport in the province of Marinduque worth P5 million; and runway widening at Tuguegarao Airport in the province of Cagayan worth P10 million.

According to the bulletin, the funds for said projects will be sourced from CAAP’s 2011 appropriated budget. -- Kathleen A. Martin