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DPWH to finish Labason Flood Control Project in Zamboanga del Norte by November

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A 140 million flood control project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) along Labason River will soon relieve flooding woes in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte.

Communities in coastal low-lying areas frequently experienced destruction of properties and interruption of commerce and trade due to flooding during the rainy season.

DPWH Issues Advisory Against Fraud

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has come out with an advisory to all project stakeholders in view of the increasing reports of fraudulent activities.

DPWH Stakeholders Relations Service Director Elizabeth P. Pilorin advised the public to report through Secretary Mark A. Villar’s 24/7 Hotline 165-02 incidence of unauthorized and unlawful solicitations in any form from officials and employees of the Department or to come forward and file the necessary complaint.

DPWH breaks ground on Metro Dumaguete Diversion Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has officially commenced construction of the Metro Dumaguete Diversion Road Section 1 in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

According to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, the bypass road aims to decongest traffic along the national road going to Dumaguete City upon its completion in the first quarter of 2020.

DPWH breaks ground on Metro Dumaguete Diversion Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has officially commenced construction of the Metro Dumaguete Diversion Road Section 1 in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental.

According to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, the bypass road aims to decongest traffic along the national road going to Dumaguete City upon its completion in the first quarter of 2020.

All Systems Go for DPWH ODA-Funded Marawi Transcentral Roads

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Mobilization of three (3) groups of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) contractors started simultaneously on Friday, September 6, 2019 in moving forward the reconstruction/rehabilitation of 18.97 kilometers Transcentral Roads funded by Official Development Assistance(ODA) of the Government of Japan in the Islamic City of Marawi, Lanao Del Sur. 

8 farm-to-market road projects in Cagayan completed

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The completion of eight (8) farm-to-market road (FMR) projects costing P40 Million by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in various municipalities of the Province of Cagayan will facilitate increase local trade and productivity.

Citing a report from DPWH Region 2 OIC-Director Loreta M. Malaluan, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the roads will improve delivery of farm produce to trading centers, provide better access to basic social services such as schools and health centers, and reduce transport costs and travel time by fifty percent.

8 farm-to-market road projects in Cagayan completed

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The completion of eight (8) farm-to-market road (FMR) projects costing P40 Million by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in various municipalities of the Province of Cagayan will facilitate increase local trade and productivity.

Citing a report from DPWH Region 2 OIC-Director Loreta M. Malaluan, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the roads will improve delivery of farm produce to trading centers, provide better access to basic social services such as schools and health centers, and reduce transport costs and travel time by fifty percent.

VILLAR: Skyway Stage 3 Main Alignment will substantially be completed before the end of year

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced the substantial completion of the main alignment of Skyway Stage 3 within the year.

"To ease traffic congestion in EDSA and C5, we are targeting to open two lanes, one of the northbound and southbound section of the main alignment of Skyway Stage 3. By the end of this year, we expect the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3, an 18.68-kilometer elevated expressway stretched over Metro Manila from Buendia, Makati City to Balintawak, Quezon City, to be completed" Villar noted.

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