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DPWH reopens Biliran's Caraycaray Bridge to light vehicles

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The typhoon-damaged Caraycaray Bridge along Biliran-Naval Circumferential Road in the province of Biliran has been reopened to light vehicles by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

In an advisory, Assistant District Engineer Alfredo L. Bollido of DPWH Biliran District Engineering Office said the bridge that was closed to traffic due to washed out/scoured bridge approaches brought by the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Urduja”, is now open to 4-wheel light vehicles, motorcycles and tricycles.

DPWH RESUMES ROAD REBLOCKING IN NCR THIS WEEKEND

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The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will resume road repair and reblocking on eight (8) road sections in the cities of Quezon and Caloocan this weekend. DPWH-NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro said repairs will be undertaken starting at 11:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2017 on the outer lane and inner lane, south bound direction of A. Bonifacio Avenue, Sgt.

DPWH clears flood debris along Leyte's PIMO Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways Leyte Fourth District Engineering Office (DPWH-L4DEO) is currently undertaking massive clearing activities along Palompon-Isabel-Merida-Ormoc (PIMO) Road following a month-long rain and flooding in Eastern Visayas. Instructed by District Engineer Lino Francisco C. Gonzales, the DPWH-L4DEO maintenance team was immediately deployed after the floodwater subsided to clear debris along PIMO Road.

DPWH clears flood debris along Leyte's PIMO Road

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The Department of Public Works and Highways Leyte Fourth District Engineering Office (DPWH-L4DEO) is currently undertaking massive clearing activities along Palompon-Isabel-Merida-Ormoc (PIMO) Road following a month-long rain and flooding in Eastern Visayas. Instructed by District Engineer Lino Francisco C. Gonzales, the DPWH-L4DEO maintenance team was immediately deployed after the floodwater subsided to clear debris along PIMO Road.

Longest Boulevard in Mindanao

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The 1.6 kilometers stretch Dipolog Boulevard, the longest one in Mindanao, is considered to be one of the major tourist attractions in Zamboanga del Norte in Region 9.

This popular destination in Dipolog City or the “Gateway to Western Mindanao,” is just minutes away from the business district and provides a serene haven from the bustling city life.

DPWH Region IX brace up for 2018 infra projects

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With infrastructure as one of the top priorities in the 10-point Socioeconomic Agenda of President Rodrigo R. Duterte the Zamboanga Peninsula Regional Development Investment Program slated 296 projects in 2018 from 200 projects in 2017, and is expected to balloon to 631 in 2019 for a total of 2,030 projects from 2017-2022 with an allocation of Php142,435,226.90B.

Agaton’s heavy rains result to rock fall in Samar

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The Calbayog – Allen Route passing through Brgy. Cagnipa, Tinambacan District, Calbayog City, Samar suffered another rock fall brought about by the continuous heavy rains of tropical depression Agaton.

The rock fall happened January 3, 2018, around 2AM, rendering the whole road unpassable to all types of vehicles. One (1) SAMELCO light post and an uninhabited house made of light materials were not spared from the falling rocks. Fortunately, there was no reported casualty.

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