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DPWH Paves Road to 3 Majestic Falls of Calbayog City, Samar

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The completion of a tourism road project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Tourism (DOT) has provided easy access to three (3) scenic waterfalls in Calbayog City, Samar.

DPWH-Samar First District Engineer Alvin A. Ignacio said that a P50-million project involving the paving of 1,200-linear meter access road has led to increase in tourist arrival at Larik Falls, Bangon Falls and Tarangban Falls.

DPWH clears road debris in Tiwi, Albay

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Road obstructions along some of the national roads in the municipality of Tiwi in Albay were cleared by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Albay First District Engineering Office following the aftermath of the Typhoon Nina.

Engr. Leopoldo N. Barela, head of the Maintenance Section, spearheaded the clearing operations along the road sections of Tabaco to Ligao, Tabaco to Tiwi, and Tiwi to Camarines Sur Boundary Road.

Fallen trees, mud flood, and toppled electrical posts are just some of the obstructions that rendered the roads impassable to motorists.

DPWH Albay 2nd DEO lends helping hands to victims of Typhoon Nina.

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The Albay Second District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held relief operations on areas devastated by Typhoon Nina in the Bicolandia.

District Engineer Danilo J. Villa Jr. and Assistant District Engineer Eleanor L. Areola spearheaded the relief operation on areas identified by Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) as severely damaged by Typhoon Nina.

More than 500 families from Brgy. Baybay, Malinao benefitted from the relief operation where groceries and used clothes were distributed.

Villar visits projects in Bicol Region

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar conducted random inspection on the projects in Region V after the onslaught brought by Typhoon Nina.

Villar specifically checked the condition of projects in Camarines Sur, Albay, and Catanduanes, the areas directly affected by Typhoon Nina when it hit the region on Christmas Day.

On a meeting with the key officials in the regional office, Villar urged the construction of an expressway running from Lucena City in Quezon province to the provinces and cities in Bicol.

DPWH joins Q1 National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

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The shaded area outside Intramuros Gulf Course, across the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Central Office served as a mock command and control center of DPWH officials and employees, as they participate in the 2017 First Quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill held Friday, March 31, 2017. The drill adctivity aims to assess and improve the level of preparedness as well as emergency plans in case an earthquake happens.

Villar: DPWH Quezon Avenue flood control and road project now open

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Movement of vehicles along Quezon Avenue - east bound will significantly improve with the opening of two (2) additional vehicular lanes on top of a completed flood control structure.

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar formally opens on Friday, March 31, 2017 the 522 lineal meters additional service road over the newly constructed reinforced concrete box culvert from Timog Avenue to Scout Borromeo Street in Quezon City.

DPWH in Bicol prepares roads for the Holy Week

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Road network in Bicol Region is now being readied for the expected influx of domestic and foreign visitors this Holy Week. “I may be new in this region, but I am aware that Region 5 is known for its amazing tourist destinations here and abroad,” said Regional Director Danilo E. Versola of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in a recent meeting with DPWH key officials.

Villar: Additional lanes along Napindan Bridge 2 to open by July

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Consistent with the mandate of the President Rodrigo Duterte to fastrack project, Department of Public Work Secretary Mark Villar announced that two additional lanes along the Napindan Bridge 2 can soon be accessed by road users.

“We currently on the last stretch of the construction. Final inspection as to the structural integrity, safetyness of the bridge has already commenced,” Villar said.

“This coming July, 2 more lanes are set to open within the bridge connecting the boundaries of Taguig and Pateros,” he added.

Villar: Additional lanes along Napindan Bridge 2 to open by July

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Consistent with the mandate of the President Rodrigo Duterte to fastrack project, Department of Public Work Secretary Mark Villar announced that two additional lanes along the Napindan Bridge 2 can soon be accessed by road users.

“We currently on the last stretch of the construction. Final inspection as to the structural integrity, safetyness of the bridge has already commenced,” Villar said.

“This coming July, 2 more lanes are set to open within the bridge connecting the boundaries of Taguig and Pateros,” he added.

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