DPWH to construct office building for Commission on Audit in Philippines

WCN Editorial Team 22 Dec 2021 ASIA BUILDINGS

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of the Philippines will construct a new office building for the Commission On Audit (COA) in Quezon City.

This building will be constructed at the COA’s central office compound.

DPWH and COA held a groundbreaking ceremony on 20 December.

The four-storey building with basement will offer a comfortable working space for the state auditors.

The project is scheduled for completion by 2024.

DPWH will be responsible for removal of COA’s Canteen and Commissary Building; site development; carpentry and joinery works; concrete structures and steel reinforcements.

It will also undertake installations of various systems including closed-circuit television (CCTV) system, public address system, grounding system, automatic fire sprinkler system, and air-conditioning system.

Once completed, the new COA building is expected to have an average floor area of 4,111.69m2; three sets of electric elevators; three sets of elevated water tanks; four floors of office facilities and spaces; a basement level; new function rooms and storage rooms; and a total of 206 parking slots.

In April, DPWH undertook the road widening project of a section of the Kabankalan-Bais Road, in Kabankalan City, Province of Negros Occidental.

Worth nearly $786,000 (38.2m peso), the widening of the Kabankalan-Bais Road was expected to expedite agricultural products delivery and improve travel to and from the south-west portion of Kabankalan city.

 

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Image: The project is scheduled for completion by 2024. Credit: Department of Public Works and Highways.

 

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