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Improvement of Road Signs to Maasin Airport Underway

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Southern Leyte Engineering District is working on the enhancement of road signs and markings leading to Maasin Airport in preparation for the airline’s first commercial operation on August 1.

The District Office kicked off the improvement works this week following a meeting with Air Juan Aviation, Inc. executives, local government officials, Department of Tourism (DOT), dive shop operators, and other stakeholders.

DPWH clearing landslide along Calbayog-Allen Road

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The Department of Public Works (DPWH) is set to re-open this week the landslide-stricken Calbayog-Allen Road in Barangay Caglanipao Sur, Tinambacan District, Calbayog City, Samar.

District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio of DPWH Samar First District Engineering Office said the road which was closed since Sunday, July 23, 2017 due to continuous heavy rains, is currently one-lane passable while the other lane of the road is still covered with debris of dirt and the mountainous side is still unstable.

DPWH Closes Jugaban Bridge in Carigara, Leyte for Widening

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Motorists are advised of the temporary closure of Jugaban Bridge along Palo-Carigara-Ormoc Road in Brgy. Brgy. Jugaban, Carigara, Leyte due to bridge widening activities.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District Engineering Office (L2DEO) advises all vehicles from Tacloban to Ormoc and vice versa to utilize alternate route at Enage Street, Barangay Jugaban to Real Street., then Esperanza Street to the national highway of Carigara, Leyte.

DPWH Closes Jugaban Bridge in Carigara, Leyte for Widening

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Motorists are advised of the temporary closure of Jugaban Bridge along Palo-Carigara-Ormoc Road in Brgy. Brgy. Jugaban, Carigara, Leyte due to bridge widening activities.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District Engineering Office (L2DEO) advises all vehicles from Tacloban to Ormoc and vice versa to utilize alternate route at Enage Street, Barangay Jugaban to Real Street., then Esperanza Street to the national highway of Carigara, Leyte.

Batangas III DEO new building inaugurated

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The Department of Public Works and Highways Batangas III District Engineering Office was officially inaugurated at a ceremony on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

The blessing of the 1,050 square meter building included a gathering of distinguished officials and invitees from the Department of Public Works and Highways and Local Government Unit.

The ceremony also featured keynote speeches from DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, Undersecretary Romeo S. Momo, Congresswoman Ma. Theresa V. Collantes and Tanauan City Mayor Antonio C. Halili.

DPWH Plants 600 Seedlings in Calinog, Iloilo

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Officials and employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 6 and Iloilo Fourth District Engineering Office took part in the celebration of Arbor Day 2017 with a tree planting on July 15.

In collaboration with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Community Environment and Natural Resources Office(CENRO)-Barotac Nuevo, about 91 DPWH officials and employees planted some 600 seedlings of Camagong, Wild Bignay and Cacao in Barangay Cahigon, Calinog, Iloilo.

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