Works to restore the structural integrity of the 41-year old Magallanes Interchange in Makati City has been completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
DPWH-National Capital Region Director Melvin B. Navarro said series of repair works were done in five (5) stages at the 1,809.50-lineal meter flyover to be able to strengthen the structure that has served as a junction between the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) since 1975.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) built a total of 243 additional school buildings that now serve thousands of students in Cagayan Valley Region this school year.
DPWH Region 02 Director Melanio C. Briosos reported the completion of school building projects now used by Academic, Elementary, Junior and Senior High School students in the provinces of Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) provided relief assistance to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in various evacuation centers in Iligan City affected by the ongoing armed conflict between the government forces and extremist Maute group in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur.
Construction works for the 18-kilometer Laguna Section of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) will formally commence with a groundbreaking ceremony set today – June 19.
“The whole CALAX project which will have eight (8) interchanges and one (1) main toll barrier is expected to reduce travel time from CAVITEX to SLEX by 45 minutes,” Villar noted.
“The road construction project from Tirona Highway to the end of Greenfield near Mamplasan Exit, Laguna will be closely monitored so that by 2020, our travel time from CAVITEX to SLEX will be reduced to only 45 minutes,” he added.
Transport of goods and services from the town of Alimodian to Iloilo City and other towns, vice versa is now much easier and comfortable with the restored Eloisa Bridge.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office VI, thru its Maintenance Division has reconstructed Eloisa Bridge, which is under the Spanish-Assisted DPWH Bridge Construction and Replacement Projects (BCRP), with the length of 30.0 lineal meters, with the contract amount of P19.667 million.
A ceremonial “hand-over” of seedling was recently held at the Regional Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 6 by the Department of Environment and Natural resources (DENR) 6 as part of the latter’s “Handog Hunol sang DENR” program.
DENR 6 Regional Executive Director Jim O. Sampulna personally hand-over the “Bugnay” seedling to the DPWH, represented by its Chief Administrative Officer, Atty. Conrado A. Agot, witnessed by the officials and employees of both national government agencies.
Increased mobility within the Cagayan Valley Region is soon on its way as the new Pigalo Bridge is being constructed.
Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the 437 Million project will connect the rural communities in the province of Isabela.
“The project, together with the approaches, spans 450 linear meters across the Cagayan River which is comprised of 10 spans steel plate girders at 45.0m per span. It will have a carriageway width of 7.32m wherein both abutments and 9 piers rest on bored piles,” Villar said.
More than one hundred sixty (160) residents who had been affected by the road widening project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) since 2015 along Radial Road 10 in North Bay Boulevard, Navotas City have received financial assistance at DPWH Multi-purpose Hall.