Out of 234 District Engineering Offices nationwide, the Department of Public Works and Highways–Samar First District Engineering Office (DPWH-SFDEO) maintains its Rank 1 standing in the implementation of quality control.
The annual rating of quality assurance implementation for 2016 reveals Samar 1 to be still on top besting other District Engineering Offices nationwide.
The entire municipal building of Leyte was one of the structures which was severely damaged by super typhoon Yolanda when it hit the region in November 8, 2013.
Funds amounting to P42M were allotted to the Department of Public Works and Highways Leyte 3rd Engineering District Office by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Recovery Assistance for Yolanda (RAY) program for immediate reconstruction of the said building.
The Department of Public Works and Highways –Biliran District Engineering Office (DPWH-BDEO) has started implementation of its CY 2017 Regular Infrastructure projects. With over 940M projects to complete this year, this district office is up for the challenge.
As of March 2017, 12 projects out of 52 projects below P50M are already on its full swing. Among these projects are repair of six (6) bridges and extension of two (2) flood control structures.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) and the DPWH 5th District Engineering Office is enhancing road access to one of Baybay’s tourism desti-nations, the Lintaon Peak. The project is Construction/Improvement of Access Roads Leading to Declared Tourism Destinations Junction National Road to Lintaon Road Leading to Lintaon Peak, Baybay City, Leyte 5th LED.
The Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office VIII supports the launching of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Information Kiosk in Eastern Visayas held in April 7, 2017 at the Robinsons Place Tacloban Activity Area, Marasbaras, Tacloban City.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) turns over seven (7) reconstructed school buildings as well as their corresponding documents and spare parts reserved for plumbing and electricity to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Education (DepEd) in April 10, 2016 at the DPWH Regional Office 8 Baras, Palo, Leyte.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) signed a memorandum of agreement with Korean firms for the consultancy services of the foreign-assisted Panguil Bay Bridge Project in Northern Mindanao.
Yooshin Engineering Corporation, in joint venture with Pyunhwa Engineering Consultants Ltd., and Kyong-Ho Engineering & Architect Co. Ltd., won the competitive bidding under the Philippine government procurement program to provide consultancy services for the project.
The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) has scheduled reblocking and road repair in eight (8) national roads in the cities of Quezon and Pasig starting 11PM of Friday, June 23, 2017.
The second batch of relief assistance sourced from offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) have been turned over to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) government for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur.
DPWH Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain turned over a total of 450 sacks of rice, 90 boxes of canned goods, and 69 boxes of coffee to ARMM Executive Secretary Laisa Alamia and DPWH-ARMM Secretary Don Loong on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Cotabato City.