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Replacement of Damaged Isabela Bridge Finally Underway

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is constructing a new bridge to replace a typhoon-ravaged bridge in Isabela that has long been closed to traffic.

DPWH Region 2 Director Melanio C. Briosos said that works have started for the construction of 450-meter Pigalo Bridge located along Alicia-Angadanan-San Guillermo Road crossing Cagayan River in Barangay Pigalo, Angadanan, Isabela that was damaged by typhoons Pedring and Quiel in 2011.

DPWH Breaks Ground on Pangasinan-Zambales East-West Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started the construction of the 60-kilometer Pangasinan-Zambales East-West Road Project that is seen to yield economic and ecotourism advancement both in Ilocos and Central Luzon Region.

“A new road which will connect the provinces of Pangasinan and Zambales starting from the municipality of Mangatarem in Pangasinan side to Sta. Cruz in Zambales is now being built,” announced DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel M. Tan.

DPWH Breaks Ground on Pangasinan-Zambales East-West Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started the construction of the 60-kilometer Pangasinan-Zambales East-West Road Project that is seen to yield economic and ecotourism advancement both in Ilocos and Central Luzon Region.

“A new road which will connect the provinces of Pangasinan and Zambales starting from the municipality of Mangatarem in Pangasinan side to Sta. Cruz in Zambales is now being built,” announced DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel M. Tan.

DPWH to Complete P114-M Bypass Road Project in Iloilo this Year

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A new by-pass road would soon be serviceable to lessen the traffic congestion within the highly urbanized roads of Iloilo City, providing more convenient trip for local residents and tourists.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 6 is presently undertaking the construction of four (4) lanes Nabitasan – San Rafael Bypass Road in the amount of P114.461-million to shorten the travel time from Iloilo City downtown area to Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. Avenue by ten (10) to fifteen (15) minutes.

DPWH Southern Leyte joins Brigada Eskwela 2017

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Maintenance workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (SLDEO) were deployed to help prepare classrooms, school grounds, and roads leading to campuses for the opening of new academic year.

Gideon Sacro, maintenance section chief said all field personnel tasked to maintain road shifted their focus to assist the Department of Education (DepEd) in the week long Brigada Eskwela from May 15 to May 20, 2017.

VILLAR: Governor Miranda Bridge in Davao del Norte Now Open

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Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that the newly-widened Governor Miranda Bridge II is now formally open to vehicular traffic.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led the inauguration of the Miranda Bridge II which connects the Municipality of Carmen and the City of Tagum in Davao del Norte.

“The opening of the Governor Miranda Bridge is only the start of the Duterte administration’s Build Build Build program. We are committed to building more bridges throughout the country,” Villar said.

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