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DPWH proposes funding for new diversion road in Leyte with state-of-the art drainage system feature

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will push the construction of Tacloban-Palo Diversion Road Project in 2019 in order to decongest traffic and curb flooding in Tacloban City and Palo, Leyte Province.

Director Nerie Bueno of DPWH-Region 8 said that the proposed 2.87-kiometer, 4-lane road starting from San Jose-Candahug Road in Tacloban City to Maharlika Highway in Barangay Campetic, Palo, Leyte, traversing the village of Pawing is designed to decongest vehicular traffic at Maharlika Highway and alleviate flooding problem in the area.

DPWH proposes funding for new diversion road in Leyte with state-of-the art drainage system feature

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will push the construction of Tacloban-Palo Diversion Road Project in 2019 in order to decongest traffic and curb flooding in Tacloban City and Palo, Leyte Province.

Director Nerie Bueno of DPWH-Region 8 said that the proposed 2.87-kiometer, 4-lane road starting from San Jose-Candahug Road in Tacloban City to Maharlika Highway in Barangay Campetic, Palo, Leyte, traversing the village of Pawing is designed to decongest vehicular traffic at Maharlika Highway and alleviate flooding problem in the area.

Alae Bypass Road connecting Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon, now almost 90% completed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already completed 89.8 percent of the ongoing bypass road project that will benefit motorists coming from Alae, Bukidnon to Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental and vice versa.

DPWH Region X Director Zenaida T. Tan said the project dubbed as Alae Bypass Road involves the construction of a 10-kilometer new road, improvement of 7-kilometer existing road, construction of three (3) bridges spanning a total of 237 linear meters, with slope protection and drainage system components.

Alae Bypass Road connecting Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon, now almost 90% completed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already completed 89.8 percent of the ongoing bypass road project that will benefit motorists coming from Alae, Bukidnon to Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental and vice versa.

DPWH Region X Director Zenaida T. Tan said the project dubbed as Alae Bypass Road involves the construction of a 10-kilometer new road, improvement of 7-kilometer existing road, construction of three (3) bridges spanning a total of 237 linear meters, with slope protection and drainage system components.

DPWH highlights the End-VAW Campaign with orange

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To cap off the week, officials and employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) wore orange shirts, serving as an optimistic symbol for a future without abuse for women, during their flag retreat ceremony on Friday, December 7, 2018 at the DPWH Central Office Quadrangle. The wearing of orange is part of DPWH’s participation to the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women and as contribution in spreading awareness to one of the most pressing issues in the world.

DPWH to repair EDSA, C-5 and Batasan Road this weekend

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Two (2) road sections of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), one (1) road section of Batasan Road and one (1) road section of C-5 will undergo road repair and reblocking this weekend starting 11 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018.

Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH – NCR) Director Melvin B. Navarro identified the following roads for repair in Quezon City which include: EDSA, northbound direction after Oliveros Street, 2nd lane from sidewalk; and at the southbound direction before Scout Albano to before Network Drive.

DPWH to repair EDSA, C-5 and Batasan Road this weekend

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Two (2) road sections of Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA), one (1) road section of Batasan Road and one (1) road section of C-5 will undergo road repair and reblocking this weekend starting 11 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018.

Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH – NCR) Director Melvin B. Navarro identified the following roads for repair in Quezon City which include: EDSA, northbound direction after Oliveros Street, 2nd lane from sidewalk; and at the southbound direction before Scout Albano to before Network Drive.

Widening of 2.4-km port road in Sagay City, Negros Occidental nears completion

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is fast-tracking the P74-million road widening project in Vito Port Road, Brgy. Andres Bonifacio, Sagay City, Negros Occidental.

According to DPWH Negros Occidental 1st District Engineer Jaime SJ Javellana, the 2.42-kilometer road widening project, which started in April this year, is expected to be completed in February 2019.

DPWH completes P56-M flood-control structure along Biliran's Caraycaray River

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A tall and sturdy river wall was constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to minimize flood-related casualties and damage to properties and crops from the overflow of Caraycaray River in Barangay Caraycaray, Naval, Biliran.

DPWH Biliran District Engineer David Adongay said the newly-completed project costing P56 million is an 850-meter revetment structure with reinforced concrete facing and foundation.

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