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River control project for La Union nears completion

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Residents of low lying barangays in the towns of Luna and Bangar, La Union will no longer have to bear with flooding, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) aims to complete this October its P26-million Borobor River Control Project.

DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel M. Tan said the improvement project which started in March 2017 is being implemented by DPWH La Union First District Engineering Office.

River control project for La Union nears completion

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Residents of low lying barangays in the towns of Luna and Bangar, La Union will no longer have to bear with flooding, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) aims to complete this October its P26-million Borobor River Control Project.

DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel M. Tan said the improvement project which started in March 2017 is being implemented by DPWH La Union First District Engineering Office.

DPWH gives P2M cash donation for Marawi Heroes’ Dependents

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A total of P2.75 million cash donation from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was handed over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to aid dependents of Marawi siege heroes.

DPWH Senior Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut handed over the donation to DSWD Assistant Secretary Jose Antonio Hernandez in a ceremonial turn over held Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the DPWH Head Office in Port Area, Manila.

Operation Zero Pothole

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The increasing number of road users maybe one of the many factors of a stressful traffic in the country, but a road condition is as much a big con-tributor unto the situation.

The Department of Public Works and Highways based on the directive of Secretary Mark Villar conducted oper-ation ZERO POTHOLE.

With no potholes on the road, this will avoid vehicles from slowing down, as well as to avoid untoward vehicular ac-cidents.

A trip to a Highway-Skyway Cabadbaran-Puting Bato-Lanuza Road Network

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The Cabadbaran-Puting Bato-Lanuza Roadnetwork has been a piece by piece realization of a dream for the Manobo tribe living in this mountain range connecting the provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Sur.

An opening for a brighter future for the men, women and children belonging to the ethnic tribe who seemed to be skipped by development and progress that most have already enjoyed.

Reshaping the landscape of Southern Cebu

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Among the 0+10 Point Economic Agenda of the present administration is to promote rural and value chain development toward increasing agricultural and rural enterprise productivity and rural tourism. This thrust calls for a more attention due to the southern part of Cebu—the food basket of the province and at the same time its newest tourist destination.

N.Bacalso Avenue - F. Llamas Avenue depressed structure

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Cebu City will be a witness to the emergence of a depressed/underpass structure that will soon be constructed at the intersection of N. Bacalso and F. Llamas Avenues. The structure is intended to increase road capacity and maintain effective traffic flow along these roads. The project will be composed of two-lane underpass and two-lane service roads on both sides paved with asphalt mix on concrete pavement. The project has a length 0f 700 meters with 620 meters of underpass. It has a carriageway width of 7.30 m and a vertical clearance of 5.22 meters at its lowest point.

Villar: PH-Japan Partners in Key Flood Control Program

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In the Third Philippines-Japan Joint Committee Meeting on Infrastructure Development and Economic Cooperation, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar highlighted the strategic partnership of the governments of Philippines and Japan in the implementation of key flood control projects, including the Paranaque Spillway (Tunnel) Project, the Cavite Industrial Area Flood Management Project and the Davao River Basin Flood Control Project.

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