An August 22, 2012, press release from the Department of Transportation and Communications
P111M project to raise standards of public service
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) are embarking on a P111-million project that will renovate 46 LTO regional and district offices as well as licensing centers nationwide.
In an invitation to bid (ITB) published Wednesday, the DOTC said the project aims to raise their standards of LTO offices to levels suitable for servicing the public.
“The project is in fulfillment of the commitment of the Government to provide Convenient, Affordable, Reliable, Efficient, and Safe transport services,” the ITB read.
A total of P4 million of the allocation will go to the planned extension of the Letas Building in LTO Central Office in East Avenue, Quezon City.
About P8.8 million will go to various renovation projects in Region 1, including the repair of the LTO Regional Office in La Union; the waiting area, lecture, and examination room of the Dagupan District Office; the records room of the Laoag District Office; and the respective continuation of perimeter fences in the Batac District Office and Vigan District Office.
Some P9.9 million will be spent for the repair and improvement buildings in Region 2, such as the Regional Office in Tuguegarao, as well as the district offices in Cabarroguis, Tuguegarao, Roxas, San Isidro, Ilagan, and Aparri.
In the LTO Regional Office in San Fernando, Pampanga, P1.5 million will be spent for the backfilling and perimeter fence construction there; while another P5 million is set aside for the renovation of the San Pablo district and Laguna Licensing Office.
In Region 5, a total of P39M was allocated for building improvement in the LTO Regional Office in Legaspi, and the district offices in Masbate, Naga, Daet, Iriga, Sorsogon, Legaspi, Tabaco, Ragay, and Catanduanes.
The LTO Regional Office in Iloilo and the District Offices in Bacolod, Cadiz, San Jose, Calinog, Iloilo will also undergo building renovations costing a total of P6.5 million.
In Region 7, P4 million will be spent to renovate the impounding, storage, and lecture building as well as to complete the perimeter fence of the LTO Siquijor District Office. A total of P2 million apiece will also go to the repair and renovation of the Bais and Danao District Offices.
In Region 8, about P18.5 million will go to the repair and rehabilitation of LTO Tacloban, Borongan, Catarman, Calbayog, Catbalogan, Naval, Ormoc, Polompon, and San Juan District Offices. Another P2 million will be spent for the repair and expansion of the LTO Dipolog District Office in Region 9.
For NCR, the LTO Manila North District Office will undergo renovation of building, and replacement of roof, trusses, gutters and ceiling, costing about P2 million. Some P2 million will also be used for the building renovation, enclosure of supply room, and improvement of 2nd floor examination room of the LTO Pasay City Licensing Center.
About P2 million each will go to Quezon City Licensing Center and Quezon City District Office for their respective the improvements of building and construction of records room.