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Better Access, Better Opportunities

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The Construction of Hanging Bridge at Sitio Panigan is one of the many Infrastructure Projects implemented by Davao City 2nd District Engineering Office under the CY 2015 Local Infrastructure Program (GAA). Contracted by Five Massive Infra & Supply Corp., the PhP4.8M project started in August 2015 and was completed in December 2015. This hanging bridge has a total length of 110 linear meters.

DPWH Office Aims for ISO Certification

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The Department of Public Works and Highways-Unified Project Management Office (DPWH-UPMO) is working on the certification of the Quality Management System of its five (5) specialized clusters against the requirements of ISO: 9001:2008 standards. The grand launching of this latest ISO journey of additional DPWH offices was witnessed by DPWH Undersecretary Raul C. Asis, Overall DPWH Quality Management Representative (QMR); Assistant Secretary B. Elizabeth E. Yap, Deputy QMR; and Assistant Secretary Emil K. Sadain, UPMO Operations QMR.

DPWH Approves New Cavite Sub-District

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The Department of Public Works and Highways approves the creation of the Cavite Sub-District Engineering Office (CSDEO) in Carmona, Cavite.

CSDEO covers in its jurisdiction the legislative districts of Bacoor, Dasmariñas, and collectively -Carmona, Gen. Mariano Alvarez and Silang.

The creation of this new office is meant to further capacitate the District Engineering Offices of the Cavite Province in the implementation of various infrastructure projects and maintenance of roads, bridges, and other infrastructure facilities within the jurisdiction of DPWH Region IV-A.

DPWH Clears Southern Leyte Highway from Rockslides

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Maintenance workers of Department of Public Works and Highways-Southern Leyte District Engineering Office cleared three road sections from minor rockslides on January 27, 2016 after days of heavy downpour in the province this week.

In a report from DPWH-SLDEO District Engineer Ma. Margarita C. Junia. flow of traffic was not interrupted by rockslides since debris only blocked half of the road and the maintenance team immediately cleared the road from debris with the prepositioning of heavy equipments in strategic areas.

DPWH Allocates P126-M for Flood-Control Projects in Southern Leyte

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More than a hundred million pesos worth of flood-control projects will be implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Southern Leyte.

In his report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region 8 Director Rolando M. Asis said that the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Fund amounting to P126.6 million will be utilized for the construction and rehabilitation of flood control structures and drainage canals in Southern Leyte, prioritizing those areas previously hit by typhoons and vulnerable to flooding.

DPWH Allocates P126-M for Flood-Control Projects in Southern Leyte

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More than a hundred million pesos worth of flood-control projects will be implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Southern Leyte.

In his report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region 8 Director Rolando M. Asis said that the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Fund amounting to P126.6 million will be utilized for the construction and rehabilitation of flood control structures and drainage canals in Southern Leyte, prioritizing those areas previously hit by typhoons and vulnerable to flooding.

Oath Taking Ceremony for the 2 New Engineers of Quezon IV DEO

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Quezon IV District Engineer Celestial S. Flancia administers the oath of office of the two new engineers assigned at the Quezon IV District Engineering office on January 19, 2016.

The new engineers were Jay Anson M. Apohin and Angelito R. Laborte, Jr., who will be assigned at the Maintenance and Construction Sections respectively.

It was witnessed by Assistant District Engineer Gener J. Abergas and all the Chief of Sections.

Oath-Taking of New DELP Officers

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson administers the oath-taking ceremony of national and chapter officers of the District Engineers League of the Philippines, (DELP) Inc., at the Diamond Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Manila. The new DELP officers, led by District Engineer Rey Peter B. Gille of DPWH Lanao del Norte Second District Engineering Office as President, shall hold office for 2016-2017.

DPWH Region 9 Gears for ISO: 9001:2008

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 9 Director Jorge U. Sebastian, Jr., and Assistant Regional Director Nenita A. Robles lead the unveiling of the ISO: 9001:2008 marker, indicative of the regional office’s journey in attaining certification of Quality Management System geared towards providing better service to the general public as directed by DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson. The Region 9 office, along with several DPWH offices nationwide, is aiming to be ISO-certified this year.

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