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96 Flood Control Projects Completed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR), Regions 3 and 4A, amounting to P4.9 billion.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the P5-billion Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood Management Master Plan.

96 Flood Control Projects Completed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR), Regions 3 and 4A, amounting to P4.9 billion.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the P5-billion Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood Management Master Plan.

96 Flood Control Projects Completed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR), Regions 3 and 4A, amounting to P4.9 billion.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the P5-billion Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood Management Master Plan.

DPWH Resumes Magallanes Repair

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) resumed the repair and strengthening works for Magallanes Interchange in Makati City, starting last August 21, 2015 with the removal and installation of expansion joints at Stage 1 covering Manila to Alabang segment.

Rogelio L. Singson said that the DPWH and contractor J. D. Legaspi Construction has considered the project's impact to vehicular traffic by working one lane at a time to keep the other lane open for public use.

DPWH Upgrades Guimbal-Igbaras-Tubungan-Leon Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways has completed rehabilitation and upgrading of Guimbal-Igbaras-Tubungan-Leon Road in Leon, Iloilo.

Said project, with the amount of P77.209 Million funded under the FY 2014 General Appropriations Act, is divided into two sections; section 1 is from K0064+(-537) to K0065+583, while section 2 is from K0065+103 to K0066+405.

The project involves upgrading of 2.488 kilometers of existing road from gravel to Portland concrete cement pavement (PCCP), with the thickness of 0.28 meters and width of 6.70 meters.

DPWH 6 to Complete the Construction of Iloilo Convention Center in August

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The construction of the Iloilo Convention Center is expected to be completed in August, this year.

According to DPWH 6 Regional Director Edilberto D. Tayao, ICC is already 98 percent completed where the remaining 2 percent is for the removal of the scaffolding and furnishings.

The Iloilo Convention Center will be the main venue of the three ministerial meetings of the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in September and October, this year.

DPWH Turns Over Unserviceable Equipment to TESDA

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The Department of Public Works and Highways Leyte Fourth District Engineering Office transferred fifty seven (57) unserviceable Information Technology equipment to Technical Education and Skills Development Authority - Ormoc City as part of its commitment to community service and proper waste disposal initiatives.

Equipment donated are computer monitors, printers, CPU, power supply, and copier machines that are no longer of use to DPWH.

P60B Road Projects Complements Tourism Program

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About 1,549 kilometers of roads from the P60 Billion government allocation for Tourism Road Infrastructure to complement with the Philippines’ natural attractions and draw local and foreign tourists nationwide are completed to date.

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the investment amount released over the period of five (5) years from FY 2011 to 2015 was utilized to finance 463 projects involving construction/upgrading/ rehabilitation and improvement of roads and bridges including slope protection works with a total length of 2,502 kilometers.

DPWH Reiterates Warning Against Impostor

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) warns the agency’s internal and external stakeholders of unscrupulous individual or individuals who they claim to be or directly connected to the DPWH Secretary and other Senior Officials.

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson has received several reports from the field that unscrupulous individuals are calling Regional Directors and District Engineers to facilitate inclusion of projects in the DPWH Infrastructure Program, in particular a certain Baby Bueno Coady claiming she can secure contracts from DPWH.

Japanese Government Assists RP Infra Development

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The Government of Japan will consider assistance to the Philippines on water resources management particularly the construction of dams, sabo technology, retarding basin and other flood control structures including sharing of expertise and technologies.

Visiting Japanese Minister Akihiro Ohta of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism is open to the proposal of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson in providing cooperation program on flood mitigation and management.

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