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Libas Bridge Project

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District Engineer Lino Francisco C. Gonzalez of DPWH Leyte 4th District Engineering Office witnessed the on-going pile driving activity of the project Construction of Libas Bridge along Ormoc-Merida-Isabel-Palompon Road. The bridge is the only way to reach vise versa to Ormoc and to other neighboring towns. Replacement of a new bridge was prioritized for the safety of the travelling public. Almost 1500 average daily traffic will benefit the new bridge structure.

La Union 2nd District Engineering Office Limits Bauang-Baguio City Road to Light Vehicles Only

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Effective August 26, 2014, heavy vehicles bound to or from Baguio City to Ilocos Provinces are not allowed to pass Ribsuan Bridge along Bauang-Baguio City Road due to occurrence of hole in the deck slab at 40 meters from abutment “A”, cracks and spalling at adjoining deck slab, and other observed defects dangerous to passing heavy vehicles.

With Bauang-Baguio City Road limited to light vehicles only, heavy vehicles are advised to take Marcos Highway now called Aspiras Highway in Agoo, La Union or Kennon Road along Rosario, La Union.

Next Phase of Magallanes Repair to Start ASAP - DPWH

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) hopes to hasten the next stages of repair of the 39-year-old Magallanes Interchange, following the completion of the first phase of reconstruction on its 301-lineal meters (lm) Manila-Alabang southbound lane.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said the construction for the succeeding phases needs to start as soon as possible to be able to complete the repair of the interchange on schedule.

Next Phase of Magallanes Repair to Start ASAP - DPWH

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) hopes to hasten the next stages of repair of the 39-year-old Magallanes Interchange, following the completion of the first phase of reconstruction on its 301-lineal meters (lm) Manila-Alabang southbound lane.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said the construction for the succeeding phases needs to start as soon as possible to be able to complete the repair of the interchange on schedule.

New Uguiaban Bridge Now Open to Traffic

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The newly constructed Uguiaban Bridge which connects Barangay Dansolihon in Cagayan de Oro City and Barangay San Isidro in Talakag town in Bukidnon was re-open to vehicular traffic on August 9, 2014.

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 10 Director Evelyn T. Barroso reported that the two (2)-lane, 7.3 – meter width and 60 lineal meter long bridge replaces the old bridge which was damaged by the onslaught of typhoon “Pablo” in December 4, 2012.

DPWH and Environmentalists Meeting

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson discussed with Convenors of National Save the Trees Coalition led by Fr. Robert Reyes, the Department’s program to improve the quality and safety of our national roads and how the coalition can help the government achieve its objectives and at the same time address the concerns on tree cutting. Also in the meeting are (clockwise) Dr. Roger Guzman, Executive Director of Philippine Federation for Environmental Concerns; Ms. Gwen Borcena; Ms. Julia Senga of Abra; Ms. Socorro Lammoglia and Ms. Ma.

Travel Advisory - DPWH Ilocos Norte 2nd District Engineering Office

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In connection with the decision of Paoay, Ilocos Norte Mayor Dolores Clemente not to allow heavy and long vehicles (8-wheeler and up) to pass through Paoay starting Monday, August 18, 2014, heavy and long vehicles bound for Laoag City and further north are advised to take right turn at Pinili MNR junction towards Banna - Marcos - Dingras then exit at San Nicolas MNR junction (big banga marker) or they can proceed direct to Batac City and turn right at Batac crossing towards Batac - Marcos - Dingras - San Nicolas MNR junction exit at the marker (big banga) and vice versa.

Assistant District Engineers

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Assistant District Engineers Edmund De Luna, Oscar Guimiran and Isagani Caime took their oath of office before Regional Director Melvin Navarro. Lower photo shows Director Navarro administering the oath of ADE Lorna Asuten of Cagayan Third District Engineering Office.

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