CEBU, Philippines — A month prior to the planned opening of the underpass on Natalio Bacalso Avenue, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) detailed that the task is presently 94 percent complete.
DPWH-7 venture designer Roy Dela Cruz said the rest of the works embraced by the contractual worker, WT Construction Inc., is only the cementing of the asphalt. Dela Cruz said the temporary worker has just introduced four submersible siphons to siphon out water from the passage amid stormy season.
As indicated by Dela Cruz, the cementing of the asphalt is relied upon to be finished inside seven days' time.
"Naa nata sa 94%, generously finished na gyud na kay naa naman atoang water siphon, duha kabuok. Naa na ang generator set, mao na'y moserve as wellspring of intensity if walay kuryente," he said.
After the cementing of the asphalt, the temporary worker needs one more week for the relieving time frame, an opportunity to enable the solid to accomplish the ideal properties for its proposed use. After the said period, WTCI will permit the quality confirmation unit (QAU) to check whether the undertaking has abandons.
"By June, human na siya. However, we won't open that quickly kay atong ipa-check sa quality affirmation unit namo, QAU checks for deformities, naa'y minor remedies possibly before mo-open," Dela Cruz said.
DPWH-7 said they would organize with the Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) for conceivable new traffic plot in the zone before the undertaking's formal opening for open use. Dela Cruz said the underpass is relied upon to ease the traffic circumstance in the south locale.
"Without a doubt mo-improve gyud na ang traffic diha kay dili naman tanan anha sa intersection sa N. Bacalso and corner F. Llamas St.," he said. (Traffic condition at the intersection of N. Bacalso and F. Llamas Streets will beyond any doubt improve)
In a different meeting, CCTO tasks boss Francisco Ouano said all open utility jeepneys (PUJs) will get to northbound and southbound side streets. He will likewise counsel Mayor Tomas Osmeña whether transports and minibusses would be permitted to utilize the underpass.