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DPWH Programs on Youth Highlighted in RYAC Meeting

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Two programs on youth were showcased in the recent hosting of the 3rd Quarter Meeting of the Regional Youth Advisory Council (RYAC) by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office VI held last September 15, 2016.

The hiring of young engineers possibly aged 30 and below through the creation of the 1,394 Engineer II permanent positions and the conduct of the Cadet Engineer Program (CEP) were among those discussed by Ray Adrian C. Macalalag, Engineer II of the Planning and Design Division and Youth Focal Person of this Office.

DPWH Highlights Researches for Quality, Safe and Efficient Infrastructure

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Engineers, researchers and scholars from different government offices, universities, organizations and private sectors gathered together for the 2016 Research Symposium of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), thru the initiative of its Bureau of Research and Standards (BRS).

Eighteen (18) research studies were presented at the symposium with the theme “Providing infrastructure that improves quality, traffic and road safety” which was held at the GT-Toyota Asian Culture Center in the University of the Philippines, Quezon City.

DPWH Issues Advisory for Kennon and Urdaneta Junction-Dagupan Road Users

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Kennon Road will be closed to traffic from 7:00 AM of September 27 to 7:00 PM of October 3, 2016.

Department of Public Works and Highways -Cordillera Administrative Region (DPWH-CAR) Director Danilo Dequito announced that Kennon Road will not be passable to vehicular traffic during this period due to the on-going bridge construction at Camp 5 particularly at KO 235+504.

Director Dequito advised motorists to take Rosario-Pugo-Baguio Road or Marcos Highway and Naguilian Road in going to and from Baguio City.

DPWH Issues Advisory for Kennon and Urdaneta Junction-Dagupan Road Users

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Kennon Road will be closed to traffic from 7:00 AM of September 27 to 7:00 PM of October 3, 2016.

Department of Public Works and Highways -Cordillera Administrative Region (DPWH-CAR) Director Danilo Dequito announced that Kennon Road will not be passable to vehicular traffic during this period due to the on-going bridge construction at Camp 5 particularly at KO 235+504.

Director Dequito advised motorists to take Rosario-Pugo-Baguio Road or Marcos Highway and Naguilian Road in going to and from Baguio City.

Aklan Rainwater Collection System Underway

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Aklan District Engineering Office (DEO) is set to construct twenty (20) rainwater collection systems for the different public schools in the Province of Aklan.

A total amount of P3.2 Million from the FY 2016 Regular Infrastructure Program of the DPWH is programmed for the implementation of Rainwater Collection System (RWCS).

DPWH Issues Advisory for Kennon and Urdaneta Junction-Dagupan Road Users

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Kennon Road will be closed to traffic from 7:00 AM of September 27 to 7:00 PM of October 3, 2016.

Department of Public Works and Highways -Cordillera Administrative Region (DPWH-CAR) Director Danilo Dequito announced that Kennon Road will not be passable to vehicular traffic during this period due to the on-going bridge construction at Camp 5 particularly at KO 235+504.

Director Dequito advised motorists to take Rosario-Pugo-Baguio Road or Marcos Highway and Naguilian Road in going to and from Baguio City.

RO-6 Holds on Environmental Impact Assessment and Social Safeguard

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Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office VI (DPWH RO-6) conducted a 4-day training session on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Social Safeguards program from September 13-16.

Attended by several employees from the Regional Office and (10) District Engineering Offices (DEO), the event commenced with the welcome remarks of OIC-Regional Director Jose Al. V. Fruto.

NAIA Expressway Phase 2A Opens to Motorists at 12:01 AM

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar meant business when he announced that the first section of NAIA Expressway Project Phase 2 will be opened to the public on the first minute of September 22.

Driving a pick-up truck, Secretary Villar led the first batch of motorists to pass by the new elevated expressway which connected Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City to NAIA Terminals 1 and 2 in Paranaque City at exactly 12:01 AM.

NAIA Expressway Phase 2A Opens to Motorists at 12:01 AM

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar meant business when he announced that the first section of NAIA Expressway Project Phase 2 will be opened to the public on the first minute of September 22.

Driving a pick-up truck, Secretary Villar led the first batch of motorists to pass by the new elevated expressway which connected Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City to NAIA Terminals 1 and 2 in Paranaque City at exactly 12:01 AM.

DPWH-2 Welcomes Home New Director; Bueno Bids Goodbye

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Engr. Melanio C. Briosos, the newly assigned DPWH - II Regional Director, formally reported to his new function after a simple turn-over ceremony held on September 16, 2016 at the DPWH Region II Conference Hall.

Director Briosos switched places with Director Nerie D. Bueno as the latter transferred to DPWH Region I in San Fernando City, La union.

In his message, Assistant Regional Director Alexander D. Nola thanked Engr. Bueno whom he described as the leader who steered DPWH Region II to greater heights with its notable accomplishments.

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