NIA inks P238.685-million contract for the remaining works of Marimay Earthfill Dam

June 7, 2022, 8:28 AM
 

NIA Central Office – The National Irrigation Administration (NIA), represented by Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya, and the ASC Construction and Concrete Products / Isnag Builders and Development Corporation (Joint Venture), represented by Authorized Managing Officer Engr. Jomarie T. Alawin, signed the P238.685-million Contract Agreement for the Construction of Remaining and Additional Works of the Marimay Earthfill Dam as part of the P820-million Marimay Small Reservoir Irrigation Project on June 2, 2022 at the Administrator’s Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Building B.

Located in the Municipality of Flora, Apayao, Marimay SRIP includes the construction of a 30-meter high zoned earthfill dam along the Allig River in Sitio Marimay, Barangay Mallig, main canal and laterals including other related structures with a total length of 26,221 meters, project facilities, and access/service roads including right-of-way acquisition. With the target completion by CY 2022, the project covers 1,200 hectares of agricultural land in the barangays of Allig, Mallih, Balluyan, and Sta. Maria, benefitting 326 farmers and their families.

The remaining works of the project include the construction plant, mobilization of construction equipment, demobilization works, diversion and care of river during construction and unwatering foundation, excavation and foundation preparation at dam and spillway areas, dam embankment, reinforcing steel bars, and filter drain (sand and gravel), among others. The additional works include the downgrading of the riverbed, slope protection at left side of outlet works area, and dredging at outlet of existing conduit.

NIA Senior Deputy Administrator Benny D. Antiporda and ASN General Manager Abraham S. Collado witnessed the contract signing. Also present during the event were NIA CAR Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr. and Procurement and Property Division Manager Elaine P. Villanueva.

From left to right (1st row): NIA CAR Regional Manager Benito T. Espique, Jr., NIA Senior Deputy Administrator Benny D. Antiporda, NIA Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya, ASC Construction and Concrete Products / Isnag Builders and Development Corporation (Joint Venture) Authorized Managing Officer Engr. Jomarie T. Alawin, and ASC General Manager Abraham S. Collado during the contract signing of the remaining and additional works of the Marimay Earthfill Dam

NIA Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya during the contract signing of the remaining and additional works of the Marimay Earthfill Dam

ASC Construction and Concrete Products / Isnag Builders and Development Corporation (Joint Venture) Authorized Managing Officer Engr. Jomarie T. Alawin during the contract signing of the remaining and additional works of the Marimay Earthfill Dam

 

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