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DPWH Schedules Long Weekend Road Repair

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The Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume its concrete re-blocking and repair of various roads in Metro Manila this weekend starting 11PM of Friday, August 25, 2017.

DPWH-NCR Melvin B. Navarro said road works will cover ten (10) major thoroughfares in Quezon City, two (2) in Pasig City, and one (1) in Caloocan City.

DPWH Schedules Long Weekend Road Repair

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The Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume its concrete re-blocking and repair of various roads in Metro Manila this weekend starting 11PM of Friday, August 25, 2017.

DPWH-NCR Melvin B. Navarro said road works will cover ten (10) major thoroughfares in Quezon City, two (2) in Pasig City, and one (1) in Caloocan City.

DPWH Responds to 5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock

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A month and a half after the 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck the province of Leyte last July 6, 2017, another magnitude 5.1 aftershock hit the area at around 6:26 AM on Wednesday, August 23, 2015. Trauma was yet again experienced by the citizens. From the statement of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the epicenter of the said earthquake was Talisayan, Albuera, Leyte, an area near the previous epicenter—Ormoc.

SAMAKANA: Helping children, changing lives

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For the third year running, the Samahan ng mga Kawaning Nagkakaisa (SAMAKANA) brought joy to fifty-one (51) school children of Mainit Elementary School in Laur, Nueva Ecija through the Sagip-Eskwela Project on July 18, 2017.

SAMAKANA President Marlon G. Hernandez expressed his enthusiasm on the support of the District employees as well as the office stakeholders on the project.

Cash donations received by the employee’s union was used to purchase t-shirts, slippers and school supplies.

2nd NEDEO Sets to Construct, Rehab and Widen 14 Bridges along National Roads in 3rd and 4th LD

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Scheduled to be implemented in 2017 are sixteen (16) projects that include the construction, rehabilitation and retrofitting and widening of permanent bridges to more than two (2) lanes at the 3rd and 4th legislative districts of Nueva Ecija.

These projects amounting to P537,573,000 are seen to greatly improve the ease in travel of motorists plying the province’s major highways.

DPWH Marks Halfway Completion of Tagoloan Flood Control

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now halfway complete with the construction of 642-meter flood control dike in Tagoloan River in the town of Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental.

The Tagoloan River Sub-Project – Stage 1, which is being implemented by the Unified Project Management Office-Flood Control Management Cluster (UPMO-FCMC), will soon be functional to help strengthen the capability in disaster risk management of areas within and near the said river.

DPWH Completes 3-Storey CES Board Resource Building

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The Career Executive Service Board (CESB) has a new Resource Center Building that can accommodate more examinees and assessment personnel.

Department of Public Works and Highways National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) Director Melvin B. Navarro said that P21 million was spent to implement the 3-storey building project located at No. 3 Marcelino Street., Holy Spirit Drive, Diliman, Quezon City.

The project aims help to save rental cost for the holding of examinations for managerial career positions in government service.

Regional Evacuation Centers to rise in Panay Island

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A total of P216 million is allocated by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office VI for the construction of six (6) regional evacuation centers in various areas in Panay Island, each with the appropriation of P36.0 million.

According to Engr. Oliver E. Zamora, chief of the Maintenance Division, two of these centers are on-going, one in San Jose, Antique and the other one in Roxas City, Capiz.
Zamora added that the remaining four centers are proposed to be constructed in Kalibo, Aklan; Libertad, Antique; Carles, Iloilo; and Zarraga, Iloilo.

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