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Great Wall of Batac

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Dubbed as the great wall of Batac because of its slant or incline road similar to those of the Great Walls of China, the Department of Public Works and Highways Region 1 has almost completed rehabilitation/reconstruction activities at the Batac-Pinili via Maipalig Road in Batac City, Ilocos Norte.

Started April 2015, Project Engineer Angelito A. Dian reported to Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos the progress of works at 95% complete as of September 2015.

Kennon Road and 28 Others in CAR, Regions 2 and 3 Closed to Traffic

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Twenty-nine (29) road sections are closed to traffic, eight (8) in CAR, seven (7) in Region II and fourteen (14) in Region III due to Typhoon “Lando”.

Per monitoring report as of 6 AM of October 19, 2015 to Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, Kennon Road was ordered closed to traffic due to falling debris/landslides.

EDSA Travel Advisory

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Motorists are advised to avoid Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) South bound direction between Estrella Street to Buendia Avenue due to asphalt overlaying activities of DPWH Metro Manila Second District Engineering Office on October 16, 2015 (Friday) to October 19, 2015 (Monday). Works will be done only between 11 PM of the particular day and ends at 5 AM of the next day.

EDSA Travel Advisory

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Motorists are advised to avoid Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) South bound direction between Estrella Street to Buendia Avenue due to asphalt overlaying activities of DPWH Metro Manila Second District Engineering Office on October 16, 2015 (Friday) to October 19, 2015 (Monday). Works will be done only between 11 PM of the particular day and ends at 5 AM of the next day.

On-Going Bypass Road Project to Decongest Sariaya Main Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is currently working on a road that would route traffic away from the narrow and crowded Daang Maharlika or Manila South Road in the proper town of Sariaya, Quezon Province.

“Motorists going in and out of Southern Luzon and Bicol Region will have an alternative road by 2017 as our workers are already laying the 7-kilometer Sariaya Bypass Road which will handle traffic plying between Sariaya and Lucena City, effectively easing traffic congestion along Daang Maharlika,” said DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson.

EDSA Travel Advisory

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Motorists are advised to avoid Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) South bound direction between Estrella Street to Buendia Avenue, Makati City due to asphalt overlaying activities of DPWH Metro Manila Second District Engineering Office on October 9, 2015 (Friday) to October 12, 2015 (Monday). Works will be done only between 11 PM of the particular day and ends at 5 AM of the next day. Please take other alternative route.

EDSA Travel Advisory

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Motorists are advised to avoid Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) South bound direction between Estrella Street to Buendia Avenue, Makati City due to asphalt overlaying activities of DPWH Metro Manila Second District Engineering Office on October 9, 2015 (Friday) to October 12, 2015 (Monday). Works will be done only between 11 PM of the particular day and ends at 5 AM of the next day. Please take other alternative route.

On-Going Bypass Road Project to Decongest Sariaya Main Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is currently working on a road that would route traffic away from the narrow and crowded Daang Maharlika or Manila South Road in the proper town of Sariaya, Quezon Province.

“Motorists going in and out of Southern Luzon and Bicol Region will have an alternative road by 2017 as our workers are already laying the 7-kilometer Sariaya Bypass Road which will handle traffic plying between Sariaya and Lucena City, effectively easing traffic congestion along Daang Maharlika,” said DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson.

Ayala Bridge Closed on Four (4) Weekends of October

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Vehicular traffic will not be allowed at Ayala Bridge in Manila in the next four (4) weekends of October 2015.

The Department of Public Works and Highways disclosed that post-tensioning and dampers installation works will require full closure of Ayala Bridge every Fridays at 10 PM through Mondays at 5 AM specifically between October 9 to 12, October 16 to 19, October 23 to 26, and October 30 to November 2.

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