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DPWH eyes completion of Leyte Embankment Project in 2019

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By 2019, residents of Tacloban and Palo in the province of Leyte will have their first line of defense against storm surge such as what happened during the onslaught of Typhoon Yolanda in 2013 with the completion of the New Leyte Embankment Project.

The Heightened Road and Tide Embankment (HRTE) Project is a P7.9-billion infrastructure project of the Department of Works and Highways (DPWH) involving the construction of a four-meter-high seawall structure with concrete pavement, railings, ramps, and street lights.

DPWH re-opens a century old Pandurucan Bridge

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office IV-B opened to the public the newly reconstructed Pandurucan Bridge in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro.

Under the Replacement of Permanent Weak Bridge Program of the DPWH, the ₱1.5-million bridge project is a priority project of the Regional Office along with the Mindoro District Engineering Office as it serves as one of the major road networks for transportation in the municipality of San Jose.

DPWH opens southbound portion of Quirino Bridge II

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation and strengthening of the southbound portion of Quirino Bridge II in Paco, Manila which was closed for reconstruction in May 2018 to allow the construction of the northbound portion.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, together with DPWH-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) Director Melvin B. Navarro led on Thursday, October 4, 2018 the re-opening to vehicular traffic of the southbound direction of Quirino Bridge 2.

DPWH opens southbound portion of Quirino Bridge II

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation and strengthening of the southbound portion of Quirino Bridge II in Paco, Manila which was closed for reconstruction in May 2018 to allow the construction of the northbound portion.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, together with DPWH-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) Director Melvin B. Navarro led on Thursday, October 4, 2018 the re-opening to vehicular traffic of the southbound direction of Quirino Bridge 2.

Tacloban City By-Pass Road to open next year

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The Tacloban City By-Pass Road in the province of Leyte will be completely passable next year as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continue the construction of the project’s final phases.

The 8.23-kilometer road project, which has been carried out in five phases since 2015, is designed to decongest traffic along Maharlika Highway traversing the cities of Palo and Tacloban.

Construction works for the four-lane road implemented in the first three phases has been completed last year while the fourth and fifth phases are up for completion in August 2019.

Tacloban City By-Pass Road to open next year

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The Tacloban City By-Pass Road in the province of Leyte will be completely passable next year as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continue the construction of the project’s final phases.

The 8.23-kilometer road project, which has been carried out in five phases since 2015, is designed to decongest traffic along Maharlika Highway traversing the cities of Palo and Tacloban.

Construction works for the four-lane road implemented in the first three phases has been completed last year while the fourth and fifth phases are up for completion in August 2019.

DPWH 6 joins 32nd International Coastal Clean-up

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office VI, together with its District Engineering Offices (DEOs), participated in this year’s celebration of International Coastal Clean-up Day, with the theme: “Tayo ang Solusyon sa Polusyon.”

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Office VI spearheaded the activity which was attended by various National Government Agencies (NGAs), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Local Government Units (LGUs), academic institutions and other environment protectors.

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