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Construction of new drainage line in Sampaloc, Manila now on its third phase

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started works for the third phase of the M. Earnshaw (formerly Bustillos Street) Drainage Main Project expected to minimize frequent flooding in the area of Sampaloc, Manila.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the construction of the third phase of the project along J. Fajardo Street to S.H. Loyala Street in Sampaloc, Manila, with a total cost of P27.4-million, is now in full swing.

Construction of new drainage line in Sampaloc, Manila now on its third phase

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started works for the third phase of the M. Earnshaw (formerly Bustillos Street) Drainage Main Project expected to minimize frequent flooding in the area of Sampaloc, Manila.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the construction of the third phase of the project along J. Fajardo Street to S.H. Loyala Street in Sampaloc, Manila, with a total cost of P27.4-million, is now in full swing.

DPWH inaugurates PSG Training School; breaks ground on new Barracks Building for Female Trainees

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 formally inaugurated a new two-storey training facility for the Presidential Security Group (PSG) - an elite force that is tasked to provide physical security to the President and Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines.

“This newly-constructed building will provide the much-needed conducive learning environment of our PSG trainees who risk their lives in ensuring the safety of the heads of the state and their immediate families,” said Secretary Villar.

Villar inaugurates P459-M Pigalo Bridge in Isabela

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar led on Thursday, June 6, 2019, the formal inauguration of a bridge project crossing Cagayan River that will serve as a vital link between municipalities of Angadanan and San Guillermo, and other municipalities in the Province of Isabela.

Secretary Villar said that the new Pigalo Bridge costing Php 459-million replaces the old and dilapidated structure devastated by typhoons Pedring and Quiel.

Villar inaugurates P459-M Pigalo Bridge in Isabela

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar led on Thursday, June 6, 2019, the formal inauguration of a bridge project crossing Cagayan River that will serve as a vital link between municipalities of Angadanan and San Guillermo, and other municipalities in the Province of Isabela.

Secretary Villar said that the new Pigalo Bridge costing Php 459-million replaces the old and dilapidated structure devastated by typhoons Pedring and Quiel.

New climate change, DRRM office built in Leyte

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A new Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) office in Babatngon, Leyte may now be used as an avenue to consolidate risk information, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced Thursday.

According to Secretary Villar, the new DRRM Office located at the Regional Integrated Agricultural Research Center (RIARC) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in Barangay Bagong Silang, Babatngon, Leyte was constructed by DPWH Regional Office 8 to facilitate quick disaster response efforts.

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