• DOTC seeks bids for P1.7-B Bicol int’l airport project


    The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is looking for potential bidders for the P1.71-billion Bicol International Airport Development Project, also known as New Legazpi Airport.

    In an invitation to bid, DOTC said it is inviting interested bidders for the project, which includes the construction of a passenger terminal building, runway completion, and other site development works in Daraga, Albay.

    The DOTC said the project site is located in Barangay Alobo, Daraga, Albay.

    The project will involve the construction of a 13,680-square-meter passenger terminal building, including an arrival/departure lounge measuring 486 square meters, and construction of a 500-meter runway extension/completion (Portland cement concrete pavement),including runway end safety area.

    Site development works include construction of a service road, parking/entrance and terminal road, exterior utilities and related structure for the land side area; and construction of a 7,500-mter perimeter road (asphalt concrete pavement) and 7,000-meter perimeter drainage with detention pond for the airside area.

    The approved budget for the contract is P1.71 billion and the cost of bid documents is P75,000.

    DOTC said the issuance of bid documents starts July 2 to July 24, 2015 while a pre-bid conference is scheduled on July 10 at 2 p.m.

    Submission and opening of bids is set on July 24,2015.

    For this project, the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board (PCAB) license requirement is

    Large B for road, highways, pavement railways, airport horizontal structures and Large B for building or industrial plant.

    Last year, Albay Gov. Joey Salceda said they expect to “get one million tourists in 2017 should the Bicol International Airport be finished before 2016. This is a big boost to our economy and will create more jobs as more investment will be put up here.”


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