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DPWH completes P10-M flood control structure in Calbayog City

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation and improvement of the flood control structure that would save lives and properties of residents in the low-lying barangay of Bantian in Calbayog, Province of Samar.

DPWH-Samar First District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio said that with a total budget allotment of P10-million from the 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA), DPWH constructed a 96-meter embankment to complement with existing structure along Bantian Creek.

DPWH, DA paving 9 local roads to help farmers in Southern Leyte

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) is presently implementing a total of P52 million worth of farm-to-market road projects in Southern Leyte.

DPWH Southern Leyte District Engineer Ma. Margarita Junia said that nine (9) road improvement projects in Maasin City and Malitbog town are underway to aid the locals, specifically farmers with the delivery of their farm products to commercial districts.

DPWH, DA paving 9 local roads to help farmers in Southern Leyte

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA) is presently implementing a total of P52 million worth of farm-to-market road projects in Southern Leyte.

DPWH Southern Leyte District Engineer Ma. Margarita Junia said that nine (9) road improvement projects in Maasin City and Malitbog town are underway to aid the locals, specifically farmers with the delivery of their farm products to commercial districts.

DPWH resumes road reblocking in EDSA, A.H. Lacson and Batasan Road

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Motorists are advised that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road repair activities in Metro Manila, which will be carried out from 11 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 until 5 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2018.

With clearance from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), DPWH-NCR will resume reblocking and repair on three (3) sections of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA); one (1) in A.H. Lacson Avenue; and one (1) in Batasan Road.

DPWH resumes road reblocking in EDSA, A.H. Lacson and Batasan Road

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Motorists are advised that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road repair activities in Metro Manila, which will be carried out from 11 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 until 5 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2018.

With clearance from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), DPWH-NCR will resume reblocking and repair on three (3) sections of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA); one (1) in A.H. Lacson Avenue; and one (1) in Batasan Road.

Luzon road closures as of noon, Thursday, August 23

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Rain may have stopped in most parts of the country but Southwest Monsoon is still affecting the western section of Luzon, resulting to closure of a total of 10 national road sections.

The Department of Public Works and Highways Bureau of Maintenance reported that as of 12:00 noon, Thursday, August 23, 2018, six (6) roads in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) including Kennon Road remain impassable due to recurring debris flow, collapsed road, damaged slope protection, landslide and road slip.

DPWH completes school building projects in Nueva Vizcaya

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In support to the government’s education program, the Department of Public Works and Highwyays – Nueva Vizcaya Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-NVSDEO) completed four of its school building projects in Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya.

The four schools that benefitted with the new educational infrastructure that consists of one-storey, two-classroom school buildings include: Abatan Primary School, Parai Elementary School, Macabenga Elementary School, and Munguia Elementary School.

DPWH, DELP hold 3rd “Balik-Eskwela” program in Region 2

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 2 District Engineering Offices (DEO), along with with the District Engineers’ League of the Philippines (DELP), conducted an outreach programs in the various elementary schools in Cagayan Valley.

The Cagayan Third DEO headed by District Engineer Danilo U. Tabilas gave backpacks and school materials to 120 pupils in Manga Elementary School in Penablanca and Garab Elementary School in Iguig, both in the province of Cagayan.

Kennon Road, 10 other Luzon roads still closed to traffic

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Motorists are advised that 11 road sections in Luzon are still impassable to vehicles due to debris flow, collapsed road, damaged slope protection, soil collapse, and flooding brought by monsoon rains.

DPWH Bureau of Maintenance reported that as of 12:00 noon, Friday, August 17, 2018, DPWH personnel and equipment are still deployed to repair and clear affected road sections in Region I, III, and Cordillera Administrative Region.

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