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DPWH and Environmentalists Meeting

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson discussed with Convenors of National Save the Trees Coalition led by Fr. Robert Reyes, the Department’s program to improve the quality and safety of our national roads and how the coalition can help the government achieve its objectives and at the same time address the concerns on tree cutting. Also in the meeting are (clockwise) Dr. Roger Guzman, Executive Director of Philippine Federation for Environmental Concerns; Ms. Gwen Borcena; Ms. Julia Senga of Abra; Ms. Socorro Lammoglia and Ms. Ma.

Travel Advisory - DPWH Ilocos Norte 2nd District Engineering Office

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In connection with the decision of Paoay, Ilocos Norte Mayor Dolores Clemente not to allow heavy and long vehicles (8-wheeler and up) to pass through Paoay starting Monday, August 18, 2014, heavy and long vehicles bound for Laoag City and further north are advised to take right turn at Pinili MNR junction towards Banna - Marcos - Dingras then exit at San Nicolas MNR junction (big banga marker) or they can proceed direct to Batac City and turn right at Batac crossing towards Batac - Marcos - Dingras - San Nicolas MNR junction exit at the marker (big banga) and vice versa.

Assistant District Engineers

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Assistant District Engineers Edmund De Luna, Oscar Guimiran and Isagani Caime took their oath of office before Regional Director Melvin Navarro. Lower photo shows Director Navarro administering the oath of ADE Lorna Asuten of Cagayan Third District Engineering Office.

DPWH Rushes Magallanes Repair Works

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Construction workers and equipment are working double time in reconstructing within 10 days period the approach and carriageway of the 301 lineal meters Manila-Alabang southbound segment of Magallanes Interchange in Makati City. Started 10 in the evening of August 8, 2014, the Department of Public Works and Highways is targeting to complete this segment by August 17, 2014 by maximizing contractor’s equipment and manpower resources working 24/7 to speed up activities.

Promoted District Officials Formally Assumes

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Director Melvin B. Navarro of the Department of Public Works and Highways Region 2 administered the formal oath-taking of promoted engineers from District Engineering Offices of Cagayan Valley Region to assume their new role and responsibilities in the Department.

Assistant Regional Director Alexander D. Nola and the Division Chiefs joined the ceremonies with Administrative Division Chief Nestor Q. Marallag in-charge of introducing appointees to District Engineers and Assistant District Engineers position.

DPWH Rushes Magallanes Repair Works

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Construction workers and equipment are working double time in reconstructing within 10 days period the approach and carriageway of the 301 lineal meters Manila-Alabang southbound segment of Magallanes Interchange in Makati City. Started 10 in the evening of August 8, 2014, the Department of Public Works and Highways is targeting to complete this segment by August 17, 2014 by maximizing contractor’s equipment and manpower resources working 24/7 to speed up activities.

64M Asphalt Overlay Project in Prosperidad AGSUR Completed

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A total of Php64,186,000 were spent on road project to improve the deteriorated section of the Daang Maharlika Highway (Agusan- Davao Road) in Patin-ay, Agusan del Sur.

The Department of Public Works and Highways – Regional Office XIII (DPWH- RO 13) has allocated the budget amount under the maintenance program for its calendar year 2014 to preserve a smoother and faster transport in the area.

Concreting of Access Road to Enchanted River Underway

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Roadwork is currently ongoing to pave the road leading to one hotspot destination in Caraga-Enchanted River.

The Department of Public Works and Highways – Surigao del Sur 2nd District Engineering Office (DPWH- SDS 2nd DEO) is implementing a total of Php41,965,212 million to pave 2.120 km of the national road junction Dugmanon- Enchanted River- Baculin road in Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur.

DPWH-SDS 2nd District Engineer Euglogio D. Milla said “concreting this section is a priority project of DPWH as influx of tourist going to the famed Enchanted River has been increasing.”

1.4B for 23 Road Projects to Boost TRIP 2015

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The Department of Public Works and Highways Region XIII (DPWH- 13) has pushed at least 23 proposals of infrastructure projects amounting to Php1,440,642,000 billion for the next year’s Tourism Road Infrastructure Program (TRIP).

“We are currently preparing the plans and programs for calendar year 2015, included in this is the TRIP which funding has been increased relatively to the increase of budget programmed for this region,” said DPWH-13 Regional Director Danilo E. Versola.

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