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DPWH Region 3 braces for Super Typhoon “Ompong”

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region III Director Roseller A. Tolentino mobilized the DPWH maintenance team in Central Luzon, following Secretary Villar’s directive to conduct preparatory disaster activities for the impending Super Typhoon “Ompong.”

Director Tolentino ordered Regional Maintenance Engineer Irma Talens and his other 14 district engineering offices to deploy the region’s Disaster Response Team to mitigate possible damages on various structures brought by the typhoon.

DPWH completes new evacuation center in Ilocos Sur

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a fifth permanent evacuation center in a network of evacuation center projects in Ilocos Region.

According to DPWH-Region 1 Director Ronnel M. Tan, the P360-million Regional Evacuation Center Project at Barangay Ayusan Sur, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur was built in the 3,171.39-square meters lot donated by the local government unit.

In a country visited yearly by typhoons and other types of calamities, the evacuation center will accommodate displaced families in disaster-risk areas.

DPWH clears Batanes road from landslide due to ‘Habagat’; braces for Super Typhoon “Mangkhut”

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The motoring public is advised that as of 9:00 am Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the K0023+300 section of Basco-Mahatao-Ivana-Uyugan-Imnajbu Road is temporary closed to traffic due to landslide.

The Department of Public Works and Highways Batanes District Engineering Office (DEO) has deployed 11 maintenance personnel with pay loader, dump truck, and backhoe equipment to clear affected road section.

With clearing activities on-going, motorists may take Uyugan-Mahatao Interior Road as an alternative route.

DPWH reactivates motorist assistance centers for Peñafrancia festivities

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will reactivate a total of 11 Motorist Assistance Centers (MACs) in Bicol Region in anticipation of the influx of devotees for the feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga City, Camarines Sur.

DPWH Region V Director Virgilio C. Eduarte said DPWH District Engineering Offices (DEOs) in mainland provinces: Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon will deploy MACs along conspicuous spaces of national road to render 24/7 assistance to the Peñafrancia pilgrims from September 13 to 17, 2018.

DPWH reactivates motorist assistance centers for Peñafrancia festivities

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will reactivate a total of 11 Motorist Assistance Centers (MACs) in Bicol Region in anticipation of the influx of devotees for the feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga City, Camarines Sur.

DPWH Region V Director Virgilio C. Eduarte said DPWH District Engineering Offices (DEOs) in mainland provinces: Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon will deploy MACs along conspicuous spaces of national road to render 24/7 assistance to the Peñafrancia pilgrims from September 13 to 17, 2018.

4-lane Tumagbok Bridge in southern Iloilo to open soon

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon fully open to motorists the newly-completed Tumagbok Bridge along Iloilo-Antique Road in Barangay Igtuba, Miagao town, Iloilo.

DPWH Region VI Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, Jr. said the widening and strengthening of Tumagbok Bridge which received an allocation of P200 million is now substantially completed with only remaining paving works on its approaches.

DPWH clears Batanes road from landslide due to ‘Habagat’; braces for Super Typhoon “Mangkhut”

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The motoring public is advised that as of 9:00 am Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the K0023+300 section of Basco-Mahatao-Ivana-Uyugan-Imnajbu Road is temporary closed to traffic due to landslide.

The Department of Public Works and Highways Batanes District Engineering Office (DEO) has deployed 11 maintenance personnel with pay loader, dump truck, and backhoe equipment to clear affected road section.

With clearing activities on-going, motorists may take Uyugan-Mahatao Interior Road as an alternative route.

4-lane Tumagbok Bridge in southern Iloilo to open soon

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon fully open to motorists the newly-completed Tumagbok Bridge along Iloilo-Antique Road in Barangay Igtuba, Miagao town, Iloilo.

DPWH Region VI Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, Jr. said the widening and strengthening of Tumagbok Bridge which received an allocation of P200 million is now substantially completed with only remaining paving works on its approaches.

DPWH completes 2 new classrooms in Eastern Samar coastal town

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Students of San Mateo Elementary School in Sulat, Eastern Samar will no longer attend classes in a makeshift classroom with the completion two (2) newly-constructed classrooms by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

DPWH-Eastern Samar District Engineer Manolo A. Rojas reported that the DPWH in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), has completed the 2-classroom school building with a total budget allotment of P2.7-million.

DPWH completes 2 new classrooms in Eastern Samar coastal town

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Students of San Mateo Elementary School in Sulat, Eastern Samar will no longer attend classes in a makeshift classroom with the completion two (2) newly-constructed classrooms by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

DPWH-Eastern Samar District Engineer Manolo A. Rojas reported that the DPWH in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), has completed the 2-classroom school building with a total budget allotment of P2.7-million.

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