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Usec. Yabut inspects access road leading to Laguindingan Airport

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DPWH Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut inspected the on-going construction and improvement of access road leading to the Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental, July 12, 2018.

Together with Region-X Director Zenaida T. Tan and other officials, Usec Yabut visited the site construction of the P456,972,633.14 worth multi-year-programmed project at the Gitagum-Laguindingan Airport section comprising the Mauswagon-Tubajon Road and the three flat, slab type bridges in Mauswagon, Gasi and Tubajon extending to 13.9 kilometers.

RCDA convenes at DPWH-X

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The Regional Council on Disability Affairs (RCDA) - X held its Second Quarter Meeting on July 6, 2018 at the DPWH-X Conference Room, with participants hailing from various local and national government offices in the Region, in preparation for the upcoming 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week Celebration on July 17-23, 2018.

DPWH Sec. Villar inspects ongoing Batangas, Cavite road projects

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With the influx of tourists in the provinces of Batangas and Cavite, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar visited two (2) ongoing road projects on the said provinces on April 19, 2018.

Villar conducted his road inspection on the ongoing 8.667 kilometer Tagaytay Bypass Road under Cavite II District Engineering Office (DEO) with an estimated budget of P1.7B. The said bypass road intends to decongest traffic snarls in the area.

DPWH R4A conducts free kidney and prostate screening

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To celebrate the 120th Anniversary of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Regional Office No. IV-A, in partnership with the Philippine Academy of Medical Specialists (PAMS) Foundation, conducted a free kidney and prostrate ultrasound screening on June 4, 2018.

The said free screening and ultrasound process was conducted at the Regional office-Training Room A and was open not only to DPWH employees but also to their family members.

Villar: Boracay Circumferential Road passable by October 2018

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Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar inspected the rehabilitation works in Boracay to ensure all improvement efforts in the scenic island will be completed in time for its re-opening this October.

Secretary Villar, together with Region 6 Assistant Regional Director Al Fruto and District Engineer Noel Fuentebella checked the progress of the ongoing improvement and rehabilitation of Boracay Circumferential Road which serves as the island’s main road network.

Villar: Boracay Circumferential Road passable by October 2018

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Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar inspected the rehabilitation works in Boracay to ensure all improvement efforts in the scenic island will be completed in time for its re-opening this October.

Secretary Villar, together with Region 6 Assistant Regional Director Al Fruto and District Engineer Noel Fuentebella checked the progress of the ongoing improvement and rehabilitation of Boracay Circumferential Road which serves as the island’s main road network.

Anti-overloading Policy extended until December 2018

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Suspension of enforcement of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight (GVW) for trucks and trailers with a total of 18 and 22 wheels has been extended by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Transportation (DOTR).

In a joint advisory, the DPWH and DOTR moved its previous deadline to December 31, 2018, giving haulers and truckers another ample time to acquire additional transport equipment to conform with the latest GVW.

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