Status of Projects Encountering Problems

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#Project NameFindingPossible Reason/ CauseRecommendation
1LRT Line 2 East Extension Project 1. Delay in interfacing connection
2. Delay in construction works for Package 2 and 3
1. Fire incident in existing LRT line
2. Minimal/ Limited construction activities due to employees/ laborers are still stranded in their respective provinces due to lack of public transportation, travel restrictions and implementation of safety protocols on-site since Metro Manila is still under GCQ
1. Close coordination with LRTA, PMO, consultant, and contractor
1.2 Strong representation by LRTA Top Management

2. Close coordination with LRTA, PMO, consultant, and contractor
2.2 Work from home basis
2LRT Line 2 East Extension Project 1. Delayed implementation of Package 3 - Electromechanical System Works
2. Delay in interfacing connection
3. Delay in construction works for Package 2 and Package 3
1.1 DOTr's late issuance of Package 3 contractor's Notice To Proceed
1.2 Relocation of some Meralco and manila water/Maynilad utility

2.1 Fire incident in existing LRT Line

3.1 Corona Virus
1.1.1 Thorough review of bid documents
1.1.2 Adjustment in bidding requirements
1.1.3 Close coordination with DOTr, PMO & consultant

1.2.1 Close coordination with LGU's and utility companies
1.2.2 Constant monitoring and supervision of works and other deliverables
1.2.3 Close coordination with DOTr, PMO, consultant, and contractor

2.1.1 Close coordination with LRTA, PMO, consultant, and contractor
2.1.2 Strong representation by LRTA top management

3.1.1 Close coordination with LRTA, PMO, consultant, and contractor
3.1.2 On-going review of contractors and consultants documents via email (Work from Home basis)
3.1.3 On-going skeletal workforce on job site

3Concreting of Manggagawa-Capuluan Central FMRBehind scheduleOngoing compliance to punchlistLGU to impose liquidated damages to contractor
4LRT Line 1 South Extension ProjectDelay in Relocation of UtilitiesDelay in the approval of MOA between LRTA and utility providersContinuously monitor the approval of MOA, attend coordination meetings with the stakeholders and provide pertinent documents as required.
5LRT Line 1 South Extension ProjectDelay in ROW acquisition of additional lots1. Additional ROW due to C1A option that requires adjustment of Line 1 Extension Alignment to avoid clashing with C-5 alignment.
2. Additional ROW due to change in station location.
To secure approval of MOA between LRTA and Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) regarding the affected additional lots.
6Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Cavite ExtensionDelay in the delivery of LRVs and depot works as per scheduleDue to imposed community quarantine and/or COVID-19 pandemic, LRV manufacturing were closed and on-site works were suspendedAdopt Work-from-Home (WFH) and skeletal work schedule. Project Contractors and Consultants continue working on the designs, drawings, test protocols and other documentations.
7Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Cavite ExtensionDelay in the delivery of Right-of-Way (ROW) affected by the
alignment due to expropriation proceedings/cases.
Property owner's refusal to accept the LRTA's Letter Offer due to valuation issues of
their property leading to expropriation proceedings/cases.
LRTA-PMO to attend all court hearings/expropriation proceedings and provide
necessary documents when needed.
8Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Cavite ExtensionDelay in the delivery of Right-of-Way (ROW) affected by the project alignment due to expropriation proceedings/ casesProperty owner's refusal to accept the LRTA's Letter Offer due to validation issues of their property leading to expropriation proceedings/ cases.PMO to expedite the filing of complaint and attendant all court hearings/ expropriation proceedings and provides necessary documents when needed.

PMO to file a motion for issuance of Writ-of-Possession (WOP) to the court for all expropriation cases
9Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 Cavite ExtensionDelay in the relocation of utilitiesDelay in the approval of MOA between LRTA and utility providers

Delay in the review and approval of MOA by utility companies (external).

Delay in the concurrence of the relocation plan by LRMC (external).
Continuously monitor the approval of MOA, attend coordination meetings with the stakeholders and provide pertinent documents as required

Continuously follow-up on MOA from utility companies, attend coordination meetings with the stakeholders and provide pertinent documents as required.

Continuously follow-up on the concurrence of the relocation plan by LRMC.
10Quipot Irrigation ProjectDelay of contract schedule of contractors
Unfavorable weather condition
Suspension of project contract due to bad weather condition
11Bat Guano from a Philippine Cave as Potential and Sustainable Source of Antibiotic-Producing StreptoDelayed conduct of research project methodologiesOcular visit to the collaborating/partner institution was not made due to the enhanced community quarantine.

Processing of documents (i.e. PPMP, MOU) were placed on hold due
to the ongoing enhanced community quarantine.
Documents should be facilitated and fast tracked once the enhanced community quarantine is lifted.
12Concreting of San Vicente-Malaya FMR, Gen. Luna, QuezonDelayed construction
1. Variation Order issues
2. Slow Work progress of the contractor
Management meeting with LCE
13Construction of Atulayan - Bislian - Pamatdan FMRDelayed constructionPoor performance of contractor1. PRDP and LGU has already issued final warning to contractor for the -17% slippage
2. Contractor is requested to submit its disposition to LGU why the project should not be termianted
14Concreting of Binay-Busok-busokan-San Vicente FMR, San Narciso, QuezonDelayed constructionWeather conditionFor submission of revised construction schedule incorporating bad weather due to typhoon Tisoy
15Production and Application of Cellulosic Nanocrystals from the Wood and Processing Wastes of ITPSDelayed in the laboratory set-up using ventilated centrifuge into refrigerated centrifuge Late delivery of equipmentThe project's request for one-year extension (2 requests for 6 months) without additional funding was approved in order for the project to catch-up the delayed activities.
16Concreting of Camflora FMRDelayed scheduleWeather condition1. For close monitoring
2. Contractor has already remobilize equioment and committed to reduce the slippage below 5%
3. For submission of revised construction schedule incorporating the suspensions made during bad weather condition
17Development and Use of Nanobiopesticide for the Control of Fusarium Wilt on High Value CropsDelayed screenhouse testing of nanobiopesticide against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 1 (Foc TR1)
Tissue-cultured Latundan plantlets are needed for screenhouse testing of nanobiopesticide against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 1 (Foc TR1). However, the National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory (NPGRL) of IPB is having a hard time propagating the needed plantlets due to contamination. There is no available Latundan plantlets in other plant tissue culture laboratories and nurseries.
The project's request for three-month extension without additional funding was approved in order for the project to catch-up the delayed activities.

18Health Sufficiency - LIKAS (Likas Yaman sa Kalusugan)Delayed submission of financial and technical reportsProcessing of documents were affected/put on hold due to the enhanced community quarantineHasten and facilitate the liquidation and auditing processes after the enhanced community quarantine is lifted
19Health Sufficiency - LIKAS (Likas Yaman sa Kalusugan)Delayed submission of financial and technical reportsProcessing of documents were affected/put on hold due to the enhanced community quarantineHasten and facilitate the liquidation and auditing processes once the enhanced community quarantine is lifted.
20Manila Bay Rehabilitation ProjectDelays in the following activities:
1. Fabrication and Provision of Two-layered Compost Tumbler to Stakeholders to encourage waste segregation and increase waste diversion
2. Removal of submerged garbage
3. Fabrication and installation of steel trash trap
4. Establishment of Trash Nets
Delayed release of fund; very limited time of implementation