DPWH ramps up JICA-, ADB-funded projects in Marawi

DPWH FAST-TRACKS BUNDLE OF JICA & ADB ROAD PROJECTS IN MARAWI CITY (2)

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is fast-tracking several road projects crucial in the national government’s rebuilding program for the Islamic City of Marawi. 

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What are the JICA-funded DPWH projects in Marawi City that are being fast-tracked?

    The JICA-funded DPWH projects in Marawi City that the DPWH is fast-tracking are the CP-3A that consists of Cabingan-MSU Campus-Amai Pakpak Avenue (Road 6), MSU Campus-Matampay-Marantao Road (Road 7), and Rapasa-Bayaba Road (Road 20); CP-3B that covers Emie-Sagonsongan-Linao-Lantian Road (Road 9-1), MSU-Bubo Road (Road 13), and Rantian-Paling Road (Road 14); CP-3C that is made up of Linao-Alinan Road (Road 15), Emie-Sagunsungan-Linao-Rantian Road (Road 9-2), Rorogagus-Mipaga Road (Road 25), and Bito-Mipaga-Marawi Road (Road 26); and CP-3D that is composed of Bacong-Poona-Marantao-Marawi Road (Road 2-3), Bito-Rorogagus-Guimba Road (Road 11), and Tampilong Road (Road 28).
  • What are the ADB-funded DPWH projects in Marawi City that are being fast-tracked?

    The ADB-funded DPWH projects in Marawi City are the rehabilitation of existing trans-central roads and Mindanao State University (MSU) Roads.
  • DPWH Senior Undersecretary Emil Sadain said in his report that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is backing four contract packages of civil works for Marawi Transcentral Road Phase 3 under the Road Network Development Project in Conflict Affected Areas in Mindanao (RNDP-CAAM).

    To note, Sadain, is the designated official to oversee overall supervision for all DPWH flagship infrastructure projects under the continuing Build Better More Program and in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

    DPWH FAST-TRACKS BUNDLE OF JICA & ADB ROAD PROJECTS IN MARAWI CITY (2)

    With a total length of 18.78 kilometers, the projects are being implemented by the DPWH Unified Project Management Office (UPMO)-Roads Management Cluster 1.

    Already more than halfway of construction completion phase are the following JICA-funded RNDP-CAAM components in Marawi City:

    • CP-3A that consists of Cabingan-MSU Campus-Amai Pakpak Avenue (Road 6), MSU Campus-Matampay-Marantao Road (Road 7), and Rapasa-Bayaba Road [Road 20> at 68 percent
    • CP-3B that covers Emie-Sagonsongan-Linao-Lantian Road (Road 9-1), MSU-Bubo Road (Road 13), and Rantian-Paling Road (Road 14) at 77 percent
    • CP-3C that is made up of Linao-Alinan Road (Road 15), Emie-Sagunsungan-Linao-Rantian Road (Road 9-2), Rorogagus-Mipaga Road (Road 25), and Bito-Mipaga-Marawi Road (Road 26) at 86 percent
    • CP-3D that is composed of Bacong-Poona-Marantao-Marawi Road (Road 2-3), Bito-Rorogagus-Guimba Road (Road 11), and Tampilong Road (Road 28) at 69 percent

    Meanwhile, DPWH UPMO- Roads Management Cluster 2 is implementing the rehabilitation of an existing 5.29 kilometers of trans-central roads and 4.71 kilometers existing Mindanao State University (MSU) roads included in the “Reconstruction and Development Plan for a Greater Marawi-Stage 2” financed by a loan agreement between the national government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

    The rehabilitation of existing trans-central roads and Mindanao State University (MSU) Roads under are 49 percent and 61 percent complete, respectively.

    DPWH FAST-TRACKS BUNDLE OF JICA & ADB ROAD PROJECTS IN MARAWI CITY (2)

    Sadain noted that the delivery of aforementioned JICA- and ADB-funded projects are crucial for the DPWH Bangon Marawi initiatives to become a reality as it would be easy for people to travel within Marawi City.

     Other ADB-funded projects under the Emergency Assistance for Reconstruction and Recovery of Marawi that will soon be implemented are the construction of 120-meter Rorogagus Bridge with 386-meter approaches; slope protection of Marawi – Bito Road upper and lower slopes with a total length of 418 meters and road rehabilitation along Marawi – Bito Road and Lasureco Road with a gross length of 2,512 meters; construction of two-lane Malabang Viaduct  in two sections of 600-meter and 1,200 meter length for a total 2.2 kilometers for flood prevention since Malabang suffers from heavy flooding and resultant heavy siltation on the Asian Highway or 26 Maharlika Highway and closing the road at frequent intervals; construction of three main drainage channels including two connecting bridges with a total length of 6.391 kilometers; and construction of three bridges namely Cabasaran - Banco, Guimba, and Kormatan Matampay.

    Photos from Department of Public Works and Highways

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