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Construction Safety and Health Training Held for DPWH-6 Engineers


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 6, in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 6 and Western Visayas Safety and Health Network Inc. (WV-OSHNET Inc.) conducted a five-day training on Construction Safety and Health (COSH) at the HRT Service Center of Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT-U), La Paz last August 1-5, 2016.

DPWH to Bid Out Leyte's 'Great Wall' Project Next Month


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office here will proceed with the bidding of some subsections of the PHP7.9 billion tide embankment project in September after months of design changes and consultations.

Changes in project specifications particularly in some parts of Palo, Leyte have been approved by the DPWH Central Office, said DPWH Eastern Visayas Regional Director Edgar B. Tabacon.

DPWH to Build Evacuation Centers


Two (2) evacuation centers are proposed to be constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 6.

The proposed projects is in line with the Department’s effort to harmonize the design of the evacuation centers in coordination with the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

P2M Drone to Step Up Surveying and Planning Capability of DPWH VIII


The Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office VIII (DPWH VIII) will now be using the latest, state-of-the-art and one of the most sought-after equipment in planning and surveying today, a very expensive toy called DRONE.

DPWH VIII state-of-the-art surveying equipment, DRONE airborne on its maiden flight at DPWH Regional Office Candahug, Palo, Leyte.

Acting Regional Director Edgar Tabacon personally witnessed the maiden flight of the drone at the DPWH grounds in Government Center, Baras, Palo.

DWPH-X Regional Coordination Meeting Conducted


This month’s DPWH - X Regional Coordination Meeting was hosted by the Bukidnon 2nd District Engineering Office held at the Overview, Quezon Bukidnon last August 9, 2016.

Spearheaded by Regional Director Evelyn T. Barroso and Assistant Regional Director Efren A. Berba, the monthly assembly of the District Engineers aimed to maintain the top performance of the region in providing the public with quality infrastructure facilities.

First Mandaue–Mactan Bridge, Basak–Marigondon Rd Now Open Both Lanes to Traffic


Please be informed that effective August 8, 2016, Monday, the 1st Mandaue–Mactan Bridge along A.C. Cortes Avenue in Mandaue City and the Basak–Marigondon Road in Lapu-lapu City shall be opened to 24 hours traffic (both lanes).

For further concerns, kindly contact DPWH Region 7 at (032) 411-6714.

DPWH Southern Leyte Proposes P3.26-B Outlay for 2017


The Department of Public Works and Highways Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (DPWH-SLDEO) in Maasin City is eyeing a P3.26 billion worth of infrastructure projects for the province in 2017, more than double of its current allotment.

The DPWH field office recently submitted their shortlist of 76 projects to the regional office and central office for the inclusion in the 2017 DPWH Infrastructure Program under the General Appropriations Act.

P8-M Worth of School Building Ready for Use


Department of Public Works and Highways Agusan del Norte District Engineeing Office recently turned offer the much awaited unit of 1-storey school building, with 6 classrooms, to Pirada Elementary School whose location is at the foot of the mountain in Barangay Del Pilar, Cabadbaran City, Agusan del Norte.

Prior to the construction of the school building, parents and teachers raised their concerns for the well-being of the Pirada Elementary School students because some of the classes were conducted at the school stage due to insufficiency of classrooms.