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Basilan Circumferential Road Project Nearing Completion

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Accelerated implementation of the Department of Public Works and Highways’ road development project in the Province of Basilan has further trimmed down to three (3) kilometers the remaining concrete paving activities for the Basilan Circumferential Road Project.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that newly paved road section for Basilan Circumferential Road is now at 44 kilometers based from the latest monitoring report submitted by Project Manager Madsmo Hasim of the DPWH Saudi Fund for Development – assisted Mindanao Roads Improvement Project.

Basilan Circumferential Road Project Nearing Completion

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Accelerated implementation of the Department of Public Works and Highways’ road development project in the Province of Basilan has further trimmed down to three (3) kilometers the remaining concrete paving activities for the Basilan Circumferential Road Project.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that newly paved road section for Basilan Circumferential Road is now at 44 kilometers based from the latest monitoring report submitted by Project Manager Madsmo Hasim of the DPWH Saudi Fund for Development – assisted Mindanao Roads Improvement Project.

DPWH Completes Upgrading of Tarlac River Dike, Expects to Finish Bridge Widening Works Early 2015

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Upgrading of the P49-M Tarlac river dike in Central Luzon is now complete.

In a report submitted to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH District Engineer Erelina B. Santos of the Tarlac First District Engineering Office said that the upgrading/repair of the Tarlac River Dike along Ninoy Aquino Boulevard in Tarlac City has been completed while the widening of Ninoy Aquino Bridge approaches is expected for completion early next year.

DPWH Completes Upgrading of Tarlac River Dike, Expects to Finish Bridge Widening Works Early 2015

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Upgrading of the P49-M Tarlac river dike in Central Luzon is now complete.

In a report submitted to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH District Engineer Erelina B. Santos of the Tarlac First District Engineering Office said that the upgrading/repair of the Tarlac River Dike along Ninoy Aquino Boulevard in Tarlac City has been completed while the widening of Ninoy Aquino Bridge approaches is expected for completion early next year.

DPWH Issues Guidelines for River Dredging Operations

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Considering the importance of our waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 to set guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes.

“We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and prevent damage to the environment,” said Singson.

DPWH Chief Orders Close Coordination With NCCA to Avoid Projects Affecting Historical Sites

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All projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) that may affect historical sites or structures shall only be approved when studies are done in coordination with the National Commission of Culture and Arts (NCCA).

This was the latest instruction of DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson in Department Order (DO) No. 138, Series of 2014, following NCCA’s reiteration of the public’s compliance to Republic Act 10066 or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009.

TPLEX Final Phase

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Construction of Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), a 88-kilometer expressway project from Tarlac City to Rosario, La Union under design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of Private Infra Development Corporation (PIDC) of San Miguel Corporation is in full swing with 49 kilometers already operational since the first quarter of 2014 and the additional 13.72 kilometers Rosales to Urdaneta City Section currently in the finishing stages and open free of toll charges to class 1 vehicles (4 wheels) this holiday season up to January 20, 2015.

TPLEX Extends Service to Urdaneta City

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Travellers bound for provinces in Northern Luzon and Cordillera Regions will find their travel time further reduced with the road service of Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) now extended up to Urdaneta City, Pangasinan for a total expressway length of 63.02 kilometers from Tarlac City, end of SCTEX. The 13.72 kilometers Rosales to Urdaneta City Section’s completion expedited is now open this holiday season up to January 20,2015 free of toll charges to class 1 vehicles (4 wheels) due to final resurfacing works. In photo during his inspection is DPWH Secretary Rogelio L.

DPWH Ready for Holiday Travellers

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Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson directed DPWH Region 1 Director Melanio C. Briosos to install informative signs leading to Urdaneta City entry/exit of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway in Pangasinan. The additional 13.72 kilometers Rosales to Urdaneta City Section currently in the finishing stages was open free of toll charges to class 1 vehicles (4 wheels) this holiday season up to January 20, 2015. Also in photo are DPWH Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut, DPWH Region 1 Assistant Director Ronnel M.

P60-M Bridge Replacement in Quezon Completed Ahead of Schedule

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A bridge project costing P60 Million that aims to cope with present vehicular traffic demand along Daang Maharlika in the province of Quezon is now completed ahead of its target date on January 11. 2015.

In an update to Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region IV-A OIC-Director Samson L. Hebra said that the Quianuang Bridge rehabilitation project, located at Barangay Sampaloc 2 in the municipality of Sariaya is now open to traffic.

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