The economic policies of the government, which are known as “Dutertenomics,” have a 10-point socioeconomic agenda. Primarily, its aim is to reduce poverty from 21.6% in 2015 to 13 – 15% by 2022. Furthermore, officials added that the economic policies were supportive of the broader 10-point reform strategy of the president.

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To cut you some slack, here are the plans; the infrastructure ideas and projects in the whole of the Philippines. Yes, the following projects will be for Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

Project Name: Unified Common Station

LRT-MRT Common Station

Description

This 13, 700 square mater station will benefit tons of Filipinos. Its reaches connect three railways for ease and efficiency of passengers. Passenger transfer and interconnectivity would serve as much as 478, 000 passengers every single day when it finishes in the year 2019; fully operational at 2020.

Location: NCR
Agency: DOTr
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Railways
Estimated Budget: 2, 800, 000, 000.00
Estimated Start Date: 2017/04/30
Estimated Date of Completion: 2017/06/30
Estimated Date of Project Implementation: 2019/04/01
Status: Project Procurement

Project Name: Mega Manila Subway

Mega manila Subway

Description

This project is actually 25-kilometers long. Its role is to provide a liable and hassle-free transportation for Filipinos; it’s a mass transportation system and it’s connecting major business districts to-and-from government centers. Furthermore, the government is expecting that around 370, 000 passengers will benefit from this subway.

Location: NCR
Agency: DOTr
Funding Source: Official Development Assistance (ODA)
Sector: Railways
Estimated Budget: 227, 000, 000, 000.00
Estimated Date of Start: 2015/03/01
Estimated Date of End: 2017/08/01
Status: Project Development

Project Name: Bicol International Airport Development Project

Bicol International Airport

Description

This new project’s aim is to execute a new airport that hails international standards. The target location of this new project is in Daraga, Albay; it replaces current Legaspi airport to service larger and bigger aircraft. The number of passengers is growing; the government would need to improve their means of transportation in this case. Moreover, this would enhance safety and efficiency standards of air transportation in the region.

Location: Albay
Agency: DOTr
Estimated Budget: 4, 789, 000, 000.00
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Airports
Estimated Start Date: 2007/11/01
Estimated Date of Completion: 2020/12/31
Status: Project Implementation

Mindanao Railway: Tagum-Davao City Digos (TDD) Segment

Mindanao railway

Description

The size of this project is around 105 kilometers of the larger 803 kilometer Mindanao Railway network. Furthermore, this will connect major seaports, economic zones, major cities; it’ll allow faster and easier transportation for passengers and freight. The government expects this project will serve as many as 100, 000 passengers when it opens.

Location: Tagum, Davao del Norte, Davao City, Davao del Sur
Agency: DOTr
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Railways
Estimated Budget: 31, 544, 407, 000.00
Estimated Start Date: 2015/10/28
Estimated Date of Completion: 2017/05/31
Status: Project Development

Project Name: NLEX-SLEX Connector Road

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Description

The PPP Project involves the construction and operation and maintenance (O & M) of an 8 km., 4-lane elevated expressway over the Philippine National Railway (PNR). It starts from the C3 Road in Caloocan through Manila crossing Espana towards PUP Sta. Mesa connecting Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 (MMSS3). Thus, once finished, the NLEX-SLEX Connector road is expected to decongest the infamous traffic in Metro Manila. How? By providing an alternative to C-5 Road, Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), and other major through fares. Moreover, it cuts the travel time between NLEX and SLEX to 15 minutes; today, it takes more than an hour.

Location: C-3, Caloocan, NCR
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Public-Private Partnership-Unsolicited Proposal (PPP-UP)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 23,302,000,000
Start Date: 05/06/2010
Estimated Completion Date: 04/30/2021
Status: Project Development

Project Name: Bonifacio Global City to Ortigas Road Link Project, Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge and Viaduct (Phase I and II-A)

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Description

The Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge involves the construction of a 4-lane bridge across Pasig River and a 4-lane viaduct structure traversing Lawton Avenue onwards the entrance of Bonifacio Global City And the amp before Kalayaan Avenue in Makati. The total length of the Projects is 961.427 l.m. Imagine the cut time once the government completes this. Furthermore, it can be beneficial in terms of giving people access to different parts of Taguig and Pasig without breaking a sweat.

Location: Bonifacio Global City
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 4,012,100,000.00
Start Date: 05/01/2012
Estimated Completion Date: 03/31/2020
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name:  NAIA Expressway Phase II

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Description:

Just like the fist two project, this one is a 4-lane, 7.75 km elevated expressway and 2.22 km at grade feeder road that will provide access to NAIA Terminals I, II, and III. In addition, it will link the Skyway and the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway. It starts at the existing Skyway ten; it follows the existing road alignments over Sales Avenue, Andrews Avenue, Domestic Road, and NAIA Road, and has entry/exit ramps at Roxas Boulevard, Macapagal Boulevard, and PAGCOR City. The PPP Project involves construction of Phase II, construction of at-grade feeder roads lending to/from PAGCOR Entertainment City; and Operation and maintenance of the expressway.

Location: Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Private Partnership (PPP)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 20,450,000,000.00
Start Date: 05/01/2011
Estimated Completion Date: 04/01/2017
Status: Implementation

Project Name:   Mandaluyong Main Drainage Project (MMDP), Phase II

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Description

The Phase II-Drainage Improvement Works at San Francisco Segment (Sta. 0+000 Sta. 0+651.96) and Pumping System of the MMDP, (Double Barrel Box Culvert, Length = 659.96 linear meters, Total Width = 8.35 meters). This drainage will not only improve the maintenance of flowing waters, it can also reduce or even eliminate flooding in some parts of Metro Manila.

Location: Mandaluyong City
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Public Private Partnership (PPP)
Sector: Flood Control
Budget: Php 359,170,000.00
Start Date: 08/18/2014
Estimated Completion Date: 01/31/2017
Status: Procurement

Project Name:  Pasig-Marikina River Channel Improvement Project, Phase III (JICA PH-P252)

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Description

Channel improvement works consisting of revetments with parapet walls (8.02km), parapet walls (2.90km), repair of existing revetment ( (0.80 km), riverbank excavation (6.2 km), riprap (6.2 km), drainage outlet (200 locations), dredging works (960,000 cu.m), ike embankment and road ((1.82km), drainage improvement (1.82 km), sluice structures (9 locations), bridge foundation protection (4 locations) at remaining sections of Lower Marikina River.

Location: Pasig and Marikina Rivers
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Official Development Assistance (ODA)
Sector: Flood Control
Budget: Php 7,545,000000.00
Start Date: 06/01/1998
Estimated Completion Date: 12/29/2017
Status: Project Procurement

Project Name: NLEX Harbor Link, Segment 10

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Description

This project is a 5.58-km. 6-lane divided (2×3) elevated expressway connecting McArthur Highway and C-3. Its function is it will utilize the existing PNR railroad tracks that cuts across Valenzuela City and Malabon City. In addition, it will decongest Metro Manila by providing access to NLEX without passing through EDSA or the Balintawak Toll Plaza and Improve movement of cargo between NLEX and Radial Road 10. It will reduce travel time from Valenzuela City to C-3 Caloocan City from more than 1 hour to just 5 minutes and will benefit 20,000 motorists per day.

Location: MacArthur Highway, Valenzuela
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Sector: Road and Bridges
Budget: Php 9,000,000,000.00
Start Date: 05/30/2014
Estimated Completion Date: 12/31/2017
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Tarlac-Pagsanjan-La Union Expressway Project

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Description

This is an 88.85-km expressway that will connect Tarlac City to Rosario, La Union. The governments expectation on this project is that it will reduce travel time between Tarlac City and Rosario, La Union from 3.5 hours to 1 hour.

Location: Tarlac-Pagsanjan-La Union Expressway Philippines
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Sector: Road and Bridges
Budget: Php 24,420,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/08/1996
Estimated Completion Date: 04/30/2018
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Cavite-Laguna Expressway

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Description

A 4-lane 44.20km closed system tolled expressway connecting  CAVITEX and SLEX. The project will start from the CAVITEX in Kawit, Cavite and end at the SLEX-Mamplasan Interchange in Biñan, Laguna. The project will have interchanges in 8 locations namely: Kawit, Open Canal, Governor’s Drive, Aguinaldo Highway, Slang Est., Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road, Laguna Blvd., and Technopark.

Location: Cavitex
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Sector: Road and Bridges
Budget: Php 35,682,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/03/2005
Estimated Completion Date: 07/31/2020
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Panguil Bay Bridge

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Description

The construction of Panguil Bay Bridge will connect the City of Tangub in Misamis Occidental and Municipality of Tubod in Lanao Del Norte.

Location: Misamis Occidental
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Official Development Assistance (ODA)
Sector: Road and Bridges
Budget: Php 4,860,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/30/2018
Estimated Completion Date: 12/28/2020
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Bacolod Economic Highway

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Description

This project is a 21.8 km – 4-lane road including 3 bridges and 2 way bike lane that would serve as an alternate circumferential road bypassing the busy Bacolod City Central Business District that lies in the interior of Bacolod.

Location: Bacolod City
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Road and Bridges
Budget: Php 5,792,090,037.00
Start Date: 02/09/2017
Estimated Completion Date: 12/30/2022
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Metro-Cebu Expressway

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Description

This project is a 73.75 km highway with 2 km tunnel; it has a three-segment division: Talia-Cebu City– Mandaue (Segment 1), Consolacion-Liloan-Compostela-Davao (Segment 2), and Naga-Minglanilla (Segment 3).

Location: Cebu City
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Road and Bridges
Budget: Php 18,016,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/08/2018
Estimated Completion Date: 12/30/2022
Status: Project Development

Project Name: Mindanao Logistics Infrastructure Network

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Description

This project shall improve the logistics infrastructure network in Northern Mindanao, Davao, SOCCKSARGEN, and CARAGA. Furthermore, it’s geared towards enhancing the agribusiness competitiveness in Mindanao by developing an intermodal logistics system that will address the constraints caused by high cost of transport and inadequate logistic infrastructure, among others.

Location: Davao City
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Road and Bridges
Budget: Php 80,410,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/01/2015
Estimated Completion Date: 12/31/2018
Status: Project Development

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Project Name: Central Luzon Link Expressway

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Description

This project is a 30 km – four-lane expressway from Tarlac City to Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija. It will reduce travel time between Tarlac City and Cabanatuan City from 70 minutes to 20 minutes. Moreover, it is expected to decongest traffic by about 48% passing thru Daang Maharlika.

Location: Tarlac City
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Official Development Assistance (ODA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 14,940,000,000.00
Start Date: 05/01/2016
Estimated Completion Date: 01/31/2020
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Davao City Bypass

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Description

The government’s expectation from this project is to reduce travel time from 1 hour and 44 minutes; via Pan Philippines Highway and Diversion Road to 49 minutes via Davao By-pass road.

Location: Davao City
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: Official Development Assistance (ODA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 19,810,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/01/2018
Estimated Completion Date: 12/31/2022
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Leyte Tide Embankment Project

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Description

The Leyte Tide Embankment Project was conceptualized as part of the Build Back Better policy of the Government’s Program on Rehabilitation and Recovery from Super Typhoon Yolanda to build safer cities/communities. The project shall cover a length of about 27.3 kilometers stretching from the shoreline of Barangay Diit of Tacloban City Passing through the entire shoreline of the municipality of Palo, Leyte, and ending up to Barangay Ambao of Tanauan, Leyte.

Location: Leyte
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Flood Control
Budget: Php 7,900,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/04/2016
Estimated Completion Date: 12/30/2022
Status: Project Development

Project Name: Apayao- Ilocos Norte Road

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Description

The road is a major component of the Cordillera Roads Improvement Project (CRIP) as lateral road; it connects Northern Cordillera to Ilocos Region. It traverses the municipalities of Kabugao and Calansan in Apayao and turns west to Solsona in Ilocos Norte.

Location: Apayao
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 3,670,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/07/2013
Estimated Completion Date: 12/28/2018
Status: Implementation

Project Name: Urdaneta City Bypass Road

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Description

The completion of the bypass road will allow faster and safer movement of people, goods and products between Region I and Region III. In addition, it will support livelihood and tourism in Urdaneta. Lastly, the travel time will greatly improve from 30 minutes to 10 minutes; time saving of 20 minutes.

Location: Urdaneta
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 1,642,700,000.00
Start Date: 01/09/2012
Estimated Completion Date: 12/27/2019
Status: Project Development

Project Name: Pigalo Bridge

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Description

The Pigalo Bridge Project traverses the Cagayan River in Angadanan, Isabela 30 meters upstream of the old bridge. It connects two municipalities, Angadann Northeast Isabela and San Guillermo, Isabela at Southwest.

Location: Angadanan, Isabela
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 437,067,224.00
Start Date: 04/10/2017
Estimated Completion Date: 04/29/2019
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Matnog – Sta. Magdalena – Bulusan Road

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Description

The road improvement of Matnog – Sta. Magdalena – Bulusan Road is a 30 km road. It’s traversing the coastal barangays of the Municipality of Sta. Magdalena – Bulusan – Matnog in the Province of Sorsogon including construction of bridges. It is an access road leading to Tourism Destinations.

Location: Matnog, Sta. Magdalena
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 519,620,000.00
Start Date: 08/06/2015
Estimated Completion Date: 07/20/2018
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name:  Zamboanga City Bypass Road

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Description

A 36.77-kms by-pass road project which involves the Construction/Road Opening/Improvement/ Road Concreting of a 12-meter wide, 2 lane road with slope protection including the construction of six bridges.

Location: MCLL National Highway
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 2,230,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/09/2012
Estimated Completion Date: 12/18/2018
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Pinguiaman Bridge

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Description

The project is one of the alternative routes going to Cotabato City, Midsayap, in North Cotabato and other municipalities in Mauindanao and Sultan Kudarat province.

Location: Dulawan-Marbel Road
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 400,000,000.00
Start Date: 03/06/2017
Estimated Completion Date: 09/27/2018
Status: Project Implementation

Project Name: Laguna Lake Highway

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Description

The Laguna Lake Highway improvement is already in its momentum; wherein the widening/rehabilitation at Taytay Rizal Segment, a 3.34 kilometer road, was completed under the supervision of DPWH, National Capital Region (NCR). While the rest of the development in the Rizal are is being implemented by Region IV-A. Currently, these two bridge projects being implemented also by NCR particularly construction/ widening of Barkadahan Bridge (252 l.m.) and Naindan Bridge (450 l.m. including bridge approach) which will provide additional 2 lanes crossing over Manggahan Floodway and Pasig River, respectively.

Location: C-6 Road
Implementing Agency: DPWH
Funding Source: General Appropriations Act (GAA)
Sector: Roads and Bridges
Budget: Php 418,000,000.00
Start Date: 01/04/2016
Estimated Completion Date: 01/11/2018
Status: Project Implementation

As you can see, these are the plans and projects of the government under Duterte’s wing. You would notice that the budget for each is not that small. Moreover, this reflects the usage and the benefit each project will give to the Filipinos. What do you think about these? Would these be truly helpful?

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