On September 17, 2020, CTII signed the Consultancy Services for the Construction Supervision of the Pasig-Marikina River Channel Improvement Project (PMRCIP), Phase IV, JICA Loan Agreement No. PH-P271 with the DPWH. For this project, CTII associated with Nippon Koei Co., Ltd., Woodfields Consultants, Inc., and Science and Vision for Technology Inc. The 7-year contract is led by Mr. Kazuto Suzuki as the Project Manager. The Consultancy Services will oversee and ensure the construction of the engineering facilities, implementation of essential non-structural measures, the transfer of technology to DPWH and other concerned agencies, and compliance with social and environmental safeguards. The project’s major works include channel improvement works for middle Marikina River from the downstream of Manggahan Floodway to Marikina Bridge Sto. Nino, construction of Manggahan Control Gate Structure, and construction of a floodgate and sluicegate at the joining sections of Cainta and Taytay Rivers to Manggahan Floodway. Japanese flood mitigation technology will be adopted in this phase geared to complement the completed works done under PMRCIP Phase II and Phase III. PMRCIP Phase IV is designed to complete a major scheme of DPWH to protect Metro Manila and its surrounding areas from flood damages and is covered by the Php 18.223-Billion Official Development Assistance signed by the Japanese Government and the Philippine Government on January 21, 2019. The project is included in the ‘Build, Build, Build’ program of GOP President Duterte administration whose goal is to provide safe environment and continuously improve the living conditions of Filipinos.
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