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Transitional Shelters to Rise for IDPs

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Representing Secretary Mark A. Villar, Senior Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut, together with Assistant Secretary for Mindanao Operations Dimas S. Soguilon visited on August 2, 2017 the 11-hectare site for Transitional Shelter, located at Sagunsungan, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, with the completed Model Row House (3 units) built by DPWH with steel framing from Department of National Defense (DND) and energized by Lanao del Sur Electric Cooperative, Inc. (LASURECO).

Anti-Overloading Policy moratorium extended until December 31

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) have extended anew the suspension of enforcement of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight (GVW) for trucks and trailers.

In a joint advisory, DPWH and DOTR moved its previous deadline from June 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017, as a response to requests from the Confederation of Truckers Association of the Philippines to give them more time in acquiring additional transport equipment.

DPWH Completes Repair of Road Leading to Libingan ng mga Bayani

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a P42 million road improvement project at MRT Avenue also known as Bayani Avenue in Taguig City.

DPWH NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro said the 1.2-kilometer section of Bayani Avenue which serves as an access road to Libingan ng mga Bayani has been repaired to benefit motorists especially the visiting families of fallen heroes.

DPWH Completes Repair of Road Leading to Libingan ng mga Bayani

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a P42 million road improvement project at MRT Avenue also known as Bayani Avenue in Taguig City.

DPWH NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro said the 1.2-kilometer section of Bayani Avenue which serves as an access road to Libingan ng mga Bayani has been repaired to benefit motorists especially the visiting families of fallen heroes.

Villar: President Quirino Ramp of Skyway to Open by Q2 of 2018

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The present Metro Manila Skyway system from South Luzon Expressway will be accessible up to President Quirino Avenue in Manila by second quarter of 2018.

This was announced by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar during his inspection of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 Project along with Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade.

Villar: President Quirino Ramp of Skyway to Open by Q2 of 2018

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The present Metro Manila Skyway system from South Luzon Expressway will be accessible up to President Quirino Avenue in Manila by second quarter of 2018.

This was announced by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar during his inspection of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 Project along with Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade.

DPWH Bicol all set for ASEAN conference

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office V readied roads in Bicol region in preparation for the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit.

In a meeting with District Engineers and other key officials in the Regional Office, Director Danilo E. Versola ordered the checking and cleaning of roads, especially along Legazpi City Airport leading to Misibis Bay Resort in Albay as the province was picked as one of the venues for the series of conferences that will be held in the country.

River control projects constructed in northern Iloilo

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ILOILO City – Brgy. Natividad in Barotac Viejo, Iloilo and its neighboring communities were once flood-prone area wherein agricultural products as well as properties of the locales were at stake when heavy rains occur, also putting their lives in danger.

Hence, with the construction of a revetment walls along Barotac Viejo River, residents in the barangays along the river are now at ease even during this rainy season.

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