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DPWH to Hire 536,523 Local Labor

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More than half a million people will be employed in various infrastructure projects for the year 2014.

The Department of Public Works and Highways estimated that 536,523 local labor will be created under the Community-Based Employment Program (CBEP), a priority program of President Benigno Aquino III’s administration, providing short-term employment to skilled, semi-skilled, and low-skilled workers in the community.

Japanese Govt. Donates 2 Excavator - Dredgers to DPWH

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The Japanese Government through Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe, turned over two (2) units of amphibious excavator- dredgers to the Philippine Government through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the donation is a welcome and timely gesture as the agency is currently preparing for the rainy season when flashfloods and landslides come unexpectedly.

Japanese Gov't. Donates 2 Excavator-Dredgers to DPWH

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The Japanese Government through Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe, turned over two (2) units of amphibious excavator- dredgers to the Philippine Government through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the donation is a welcome and timely gesture as the agency is currently preparing for the rainy season when flashfloods and landslides come unexpectedly.

DPWH-NCR Metro Manila Reblocking and Road Repair Projects March 14-17, 2014

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Motorists and the general public are advised to expect traffic slowdown/build-up in some sections of major thoroughfares in Metro Manila as the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) resumes road improvement and maintenance works in the following areas effective 10 PM of March 14 (Friday) to 5 AM of March 17, 2014.

DPWH-NCR Metro Manila Reblocking and Road Repair Projects March 14-17, 2014

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Motorists and the general public are advised to expect traffic slowdown/build-up in some sections of major thoroughfares in Metro Manila as the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) resumes road improvement and maintenance works in the following areas effective 10 PM of March 14 (Friday) to 5 AM of March 17, 2014.

Temporary Bridge in Lanao to Undergo Repair

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Bridge experts from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Central Office will undertake ten (10) –days repair work at Larapan temporary bridge in Linamon, Lanao del Norte. The repair works which will be done for four (4) hours daily starting March 11, 2014, will require total bridge closure during the idle hour of 10:00 in the morning to 2:00 in the afternoon so that motorists may utilize the bridge during the usual travel peak hour.

Widened Roads for Wider Opportunities: Road Decongestion Projects in SOCCSKSARGEN

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Part of DPWH Program is the realization of Aquino administration’s goal towards sustained economic growth and poverty reduction through improved infrastructure programs and projects.

According to Roads and Bridges Inventory Assessment (RBIA) data of DPWH XII, 80% of the national primary road in Central Mindanao Region is already paved or concreted while national secondary road is already halfway. Various road widening works under Road Decongestion Project were undertaken in SOCCSKSARGEN.

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