Iligan City, Philippines - Mayor Lawrence Ll. Cruz requested the Department of Public Works and Highways for P260 million worth of infrastructure projects for Iligan City for 2012.
These include P50 million for the Iligan River Control Project, P50 million for the Mandulog River Control Project, P20 million for Iligan River dredging, P110 million for the Mahayahay – Tambacan Bridge and P30 million for the improvement of the Lambaguhon Access Road.
Mayor Cruz hopes that this request will be included in the final budget proposal of the DPWH for 2012 that is to be deliberated by the Regional Development Council in Cagayan de Oro today.
City Planning and Development Coordinator Architect Gil Balondo said that the RDC Chairman wrote a letter urging the DPWH to implement the P384 million additional allocations for the Iligan – Bukidnon Road project.
Balondo estimates that from 15 to 17 kilometer will be concreted using the allocated project fund. [Melvin T. Anggot and Virgilio C. Garcia]