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DPWH Joins Women's Month Celebration

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In celebration of Women’s Month, employees and officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) join representatives from other government agencies, civil society groups, state universities and local government units in an event dubbed “Sama-Samang Pagsulong sa mga Agenda ni Juana” held at Quirino Grandstand, Manila. The event calls for inclusion of women’s concerns in leadership platforms and the government’s development agenda.

DPWH Cavite II Reports on the Status of Projects in the District

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Cavite II District Engineer Arthur Pascual, Jr. delivered today the first DPWH State of the District Address (SODA) before government, business, and society representatives from Tagyatay City and nearby towns covered by the district office. In his report, Pascual declared that the DPWH Cavite II District Engineering Office had a 94.46% project accomplishment rate, completing 91 out of 103 projects in 2015.

The 103 projects have a total allocation value of P1.3 Billion representing 71 projects for 2015 and 32 carry-over projects from the previous year.

DPWH Oathtaking Ceremony

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DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson administers the oath of office of Regional Director Samson L. Hebra and Assistant Regional Director Yolanda L. Tangco of DPWH Region 4-A and Assistant Director Eric A. Ayapana of Negros Island Region. Prior to their promotion, Regional Director Hebra and Assistant Regional Director Tangco were both designated on September 2014 at Region 4-A as OIC-Regional Director and OIC-Assistant Regional Director, respectively.

DPWH Oathtaking Ceremony

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DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson administers the oath of office to Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain. Prior to his promotion, Undersecretary Sadain served as DPWH Assistant Secretary from July 2009 and concurrent Regional Secretary for the DPWH Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao for three (3) years from 2012. Present during the oathtaking ceremony are his wife Marilyn and children Mian Sophia, Lian Irvin and Iman.

Agas-Agas Bridge Foundation Protection Project Completed

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (DPWH-SLDEO) has completed the P67 million project designed to protect the foundation of Agas-Agas viaduct, the country’s tallest bridge.

The second and third phase of the project, which costs P47 million and P11 million, respectively is now complete while the first phase (P9 million) was completed January last year.

The project includes the installation of gabions and stone masonry near the bridge foundation, which will serve as scour protection during rainy days.

DPWH 6 "Lakbay Alalay" Mobilized for Lent Season

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In anticipation of the forthcoming Lent Season, the Department of Public Works and Highways in Region VI is mobilizing a composite team to serve in the “Lakbay Alalay” program.

Said program, which will start on March 21 to March 28, this year, is pursuant to the Memorandum issued by DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, directing Regional and District Engineering Offices to provide motorists and pedestrians as well as domestic and foreign tourists prompt and reliable assistance.

DPWH Reactivates "Lakbay-Alalay" on Holy Week

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Department of Public Works and Highways motorist assistance teams will be on duty along major thoroughfares to help travelers this coming Lenten break.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson has instructed all Regional Directors and District Engineers nationwide to reactivate its motorist assistance program dubbed as “Lakbay Alalay” from March 21-28, 2016.

Lakbay Alalay teams composed of DPWH personnel and mechanics ready with equipment and service vehicles will be placed in strategic locations along national roads where there are influx of motorists.

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