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Northern Mindanao Travel Advisory

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Larapan Bridge connecting Kauswagan and Linamon towns in Lanao del Norte has not been restored yet making it impassable until today (January 16, 2014). The Larapan Bridge at Brgy. Napo, Lanao del Norte collapsed when hit at about 8:30 p.m. by rampaging flood waters last January 13, 2014. DPWH Region 10 Director Evelyn Barroso ordered the immediate construction of temporary bridge using bailey panels which started yesterday and will be completed within seven (7) days. The bridge which is targeted to be opened to traffic on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 will be opened for light vehicles only.

Northern Mindanao Travel Advisory

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Larapan Bridge connecting Kauswagan and Linamon towns in Lanao del Norte has not been restored yet making it impassable until today (January 16, 2014). The Larapan Bridge at Brgy. Napo, Lanao del Norte collapsed when hit at about 8:30 p.m. by rampaging flood waters last January 13, 2014. DPWH Region 10 Director Evelyn Barroso ordered the immediate construction of temporary bridge using bailey panels which started yesterday and will be completed within seven (7) days. The bridge which is targeted to be opened to traffic on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 will be opened for light vehicles only.

DPWH to Use DOST's/UPs Project "NOAH" and "DREAM" Data Sets for Planning

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will partner with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the University of the Philippines (UP) Training Center for Applied Geodesy and Photogrammetry in its infrastructure planning for roads, bridges and flood control projects.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, in a seminar held at the DPWH Head Office conducted by DOST, UP, and Office of the Civil Defense, has directed the usage of the latest technologies as tools for planning infrastructure projects to ensure their resiliency and structural integrity.

Bridges in Davao Oriental Damaged by Mindanao Flooding

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Sudden rise of river water level caused by heavy rains has affected several bridges mostly in Davao Oriental.

DPWH Region 11 Director Mariano L. Alquiza said that a total of nine (9) bridges were affected in Southern Mindanao (Davao Region) with six (6) of them not passable as strong current of floodwater damaged bridge structure.

Eight of the affected bridges are located in Davao Oriental, seven (7) of which are located at Surigao Sur-Davao Coastal Road and one (1) in Tibanban-Lavigan Road.

Bridges in Davao Oriental Damaged by Mindanao Flooding

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Sudden rise of river water level caused by heavy rains has affected several bridges mostly in Davao Oriental.

DPWH Region 11 Director Mariano L. Alquiza said that a total of nine (9) bridges were affected in Southern Mindanao (Davao Region) with six (6) of them not passable as strong current of floodwater damaged bridge structure.

Eight of the affected bridges are located in Davao Oriental, seven (7) of which are located at Surigao Sur-Davao Coastal Road and one (1) in Tibanban-Lavigan Road.

LPA Rendered CARAGA Roads Impassable

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Incessant moderate to heavy rains due to a low pressure area over the weekend has rendered some roads in CARAGA (Region 13) and Davao Region (Region 11) as impassable.

The Department of Public Works and Highways-Caraga (DPWH-13 has reported landslides, road slips, and floods in different parts of the region particularly along the national highways, which were rendered temporarily closed to public traffic.

LPA Rendered CARAGA Roads Impassable

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Incessant moderate to heavy rains due to a low pressure area over the weekend has rendered some roads in CARAGA (Region 13) and Davao Region (Region 11) as impassable.

The Department of Public Works and Highways-Caraga (DPWH-13 has reported landslides, road slips, and floods in different parts of the region particularly along the national highways, which were rendered temporarily closed to public traffic.

DPWH Adjusts Bunkhouse Sizes to Conform to Acceptable Standards

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Responding to the observation of some international observers, the Department Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will adjust the sizes of the temporary shelters or bunkhouses to conform to acceptable international standards.

“Bunkhouses or temporary shelters were requested by the DSWD and the LGUs and the sites were likewise identified by LGUs,” said DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson.

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