The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to conduct a "full-blown" feasibility study on the proposed Panay-Guimaras-Negros Bridges so it can update the old version.
Iloilo Rep. Jerry Treñas, who attended a Liberal Party provincial convention in Talisay City Saturday, said he was informed that the DPWH will conduct an updated feasibility study on the cost of the bridges that will connect the three islands, and it’s going to be a "full blown" feasibility study.
Malacañang spokesman Edwin Lacierda bared that a feasibility study on the planned Bacolod-Guimaras-Iloilo City bridge network is being conducted, but is by no means a done deal yet. Lacierda, who was accompanied by Deputy Palace spokesperson Abigail Valte and a staffer in the office, Justin Gatuslao, son of former Deputy Political Affairs honcho Antonio Gatuslao under the former PGMA administration, said the feasibility study is being by under the National Economic Developoment Authority (NEDA), under the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPC) overall program, is not yet finished and therefore, no decisions on the actual bridge building has been done yet.
Various lamb dishes might be featured in the proposed Negros Food Festival in Manila soon, Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. said.
Marañon said many people are suggesting to him that the provincial government hold a Negros Food Festival in Manila, considering the province’s many delicious native cuisines.
The P28.5 billion Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) Bridge Project, according to Bacolod-based businessman-contractor Vladimir Gonzalez yesterday, is now at the preparation stage for funding request from the Government of Japan and that the process has already started
Nineteen lawmakers from Western Visayas and Negros Oriental are appealing to President Benigno Aquino III to prioritize the construction of trans-link bridges to connect the islands of Panay, Guimaras and Negros through the government’s public-private partnership program (PPP).
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Contractor-builder Vladimir Gonzalez clarified in a statement yesterday that "high ticket" projects like the P28.5 Billion trans-link bridge connecting Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN) does not stop at "pump prime economics" through direct employment but far bigger, unimaginable development gains for Negros side alone and the entire region.
Vladi Gonzalez Prods PNoy: ‘Build P28.5B Negros-Guimaras-Panay Bridge Now’
In an unprecedented House Resolution no. 2018 a copy of which was sent by
infrastructure businessman Vladimir Gonzalez to Negros Daily Bulletin yesterday,
19 Visayan Solons “strongly urged President Benigno Aquino III to prioritize the
construction of the P28.5 Billion trans-link bridges connecting the Islands of
Panay-Guimaras-Negros (PGN)” under the Public-Private Partnership Program