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Rehabilitation of Access Road leading to Naval Port completed

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An access road leading to Naval seaport has been improved by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO).

From a bumpy and narrow existing concrete road, travellers along Vicentillo Extension to Naval port is experiencing a great difference of travel with the completion of DPWH-Biliran DEO access road project.

Mr. David Julian Culibra, who frequently pass along this road section in going home said that he now enjoys riding his motorcycle along this road.

Leyte 4th DEO, receives its 2-star rating Certification for Materials Testing Laboratoy

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Three (3) months after the assessment/evaluation conducted by the Bureau of Research and Standards (BRS) from DPWH – Central Office for the upgrading of category from 1-star to 2-star rating of Leyte 4th District Office Materials Testing Laboratory finally, the DEO had received its Certificate as 2- Star Materials Testing Laboratoy.

Construction of Samar Pacific Coastal Road Project, on-going

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It is 21.339% work accomplishment for the ILSUNG CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD. in their on-going construction of the Samar Pacific Coastal Road (SPCR) Project located in Brgy. Simora, Palapag, second district of Northern Samar.

In its Monthly Progress Report No. 13 covering the period April 26, 2019 to May 25, 2019, the project has actual cumulative accomplishment of 21.339% stating though that it is behind schedule by (-) 3.423% compared to the scheduled cumulative accomplishment of 24.762%.

NSSDEO enforces RROW policy anew

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Amid reports of encroachment from both private and public entities, the DPWH Northern Samar 2nd District Engineering Office tightens-up its enforcement of the Road-Right-of-Way (RROW) policy along its national roadways.

In compliance to Department Order No. 73 series of 2014 and Revised Philippine Highway Act, Maintenance Section Chief Engineer Francisco Tañala and his Maintenance Point Persons (MPPs) said that they had been sending notices to identified encroachers found to have constructed illegal structures within the RROW of national roads.

Clearing works intensifed in roads affected by Typhoon Tisoy

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Clearing operations of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are being done vigorously for the nine (9) remaining national roads in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Region 2, and Region 5 that were impassable to all types of vehicles following the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy.

Per monitoring report dated Dec. 10, 2019 of the DPWH Bureau of Maintenance to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, 48 of 57 road sections previously affected by the recent typhoon and continuous rain have been cleared and are now passable to all types of vehicles.

Clearing works intensifed in roads affected by Typhoon Tisoy

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Clearing operations of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are being done vigorously for the nine (9) remaining national roads in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Region 2, and Region 5 that were impassable to all types of vehicles following the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy.

Per monitoring report dated Dec. 10, 2019 of the DPWH Bureau of Maintenance to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, 48 of 57 road sections previously affected by the recent typhoon and continuous rain have been cleared and are now passable to all types of vehicles.

Six flood mitigation projects completed in Sarangani province

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As part of the department’s nationwide flood mitigation initiatives, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced the recent completion of six flood control structures in Sarangani Province.

Built along low-lying areas of Kalaong River and Upo River in Maitum, Glan River and Big Margus River in Glan, Lun Padidu River in Malapatan, and Tinagacan River in Malungon, these flood control structures will provide protection to residents who frequently experience heavy flooding during strong typhoons.

Six flood mitigation projects completed in Sarangani province

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As part of the department’s nationwide flood mitigation initiatives, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced the recent completion of six flood control structures in Sarangani Province.

Built along low-lying areas of Kalaong River and Upo River in Maitum, Glan River and Big Margus River in Glan, Lun Padidu River in Malapatan, and Tinagacan River in Malungon, these flood control structures will provide protection to residents who frequently experience heavy flooding during strong typhoons.

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