An offshore batching plant onboard a barge is now observed at the project site for the Panguil Bay Bridge Project. Meanwhile, concrete pouring works continue for the bored piles. According to the DPWH, the on-going works is on track within the target completion of December 2023.
Based on the latest update from the DPWH, progress of works is now at 22 percent as major equipment intensifies preparation of the bridge foundation. As of August 5, 15 bored piles out of 54 for Panguil Bay Bridge sub-structure were completed to date at a depth ranging 30 to 50 meters.
Based on the extensive detailed engineering design, the 3.169-kilometer Panguil Bay Bridge will require 54 bored piles intended for the 32 piers, two (2) for abutments at Tangub City, Misamis Occidental and Tubod, Lanao Del Norte side, and two (2) for pylon of the main bridge.
With an average of six (6) to seven (7) holes prepared per month, 74 percent or 40 of the 54 bored holes is targetted for completion towards end of December 2021 with the remaining 26 percent or 14 bored holes to be finished by February 2022.
Browse photos below courtesy of Tangub Communicator.