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DPWH-DOE Set Guidelines for Relocation of Electric Facilities Affected by Govt Projects


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Energy (DOE) signed a joint circular on Monday, July 10, 2017 providing the uniform guidelines for the payment and relocation of Electric Cooperative (EC) facilities affected by government projects.

The joint circular, signed by DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar represented by Undersecretary Karen Olivia V. Jimeno and DOE Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi, will have a positive development that will have impact in the program to accelerate infrastructure development under the President Rodrigo R. Duterte administration.

3.2-Km. Laguna Lake Highway Opens July 7


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of the 3.2 kilometer portion of Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar led on Friday, July 7, 2017, the opening to motoring public of the additional 2 lane at the east bound direction of Laguna Lake Highway which is expected to reduce travel time from Taytay, Rizal to Bicutan, Taguig from one (1) hour to just 30 minutes.

Samar 1 still No.1 in Quality Assurance Nationwide


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.

3rd LED Turns Over Municipal Building to Leyte Town


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.