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DPWH fast tracks flood-control project near Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is fast-tracking its road improvement, drainage systems and pathways project near Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRMMC), Manila.

In a report, DPWH National Capital Region Director Melvin B. Navarro said that North Manila District Engineering Office (NMDEO) will soon complete the P14.8 million road project with a major flood control system along Severino Reyes Street, Lico Extension in Tondo, Manila that will help alleviate flooding around the vicinity of the hospital.

DPWH uses pink colored markings to control illegal parking along Isabela Road


Bright pink colored line markings were applied by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to control blatant parking of vehicles along Santiago-Tuguegarao Road (STR) in Roxas, Isabela.

In a report, District Engineer Reynato M. Ubiña of the DPWH - Isabela Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-ISDEO) said that experimental use of pink colored paint aims to call attention of motorists who normally ignore conventional white edge markings and rampantly park along roads and sidewalks.

DPWH to build disaster-resilient school buildings in Southern Leyte


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon start the construction of 27 disaster-resilient school building projects for Southern Leyte Province.

In a report, DPWH Southern Leyte District Engineer Ma. Margarita C. Junia said the projects with a total allocation of P84.6 million under the 2017 Basic Educational Facilities Fund are now up for bidding.