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  05/28/15

DPWH-NCR MAY 29-JUNE 1 ROAD REPAIR SCHEDULE

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The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will undertake reblocking and road repair effective 10 PM of May 29, Friday to 5 AM of June 1, Monday on the following roads in the cities of Quezon, Pasig and Caloocan:

Quezon City

1.Along Payatas Road from Visayas St. to Amlacville St. (1st lane, North bound); and

2.Along Mindanao Avenue from Road 1 to Catleya St. (3rd lane, North bound).

Pasig City

1.Along C-5 Road Pasig Blvd from Dr. M. Flores St. to Sgt. Pascua St. (North bound);

2.Along C-5 Ortigas Flyover from Expansion Joint. No. 2 to Expansion Joint No. 4 (North bound and South bound); and

3.Along C-5 Road from Shell Gasoline Station to SM Warehouse going to Lanuza St. (1st and 2nd outermost lane, North bound).

Caloocan City

1.Along EDSA from Concepcion St. to Evangelista St. (lane going to Monumento, 6th lane from sidewalk, North bound).

 
 
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  05/26/15

METRO PACIFIC OFFERS P27.3 BILLION BID PREMIUM FOR CALAX PROJECT

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MPCALA Holdings Inc. of infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corporation offered the highest bid premium of P27.3 Billion for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Project, beating by P5.1 Billion the P22.2 Billion offer of San Miguel Holdings Corporation.

DPWH Private Partnership Project Special Bids and Awards Committee (SBAC) Chairman Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut described the premium offer of MPCALA Holdings as best deal for the government considering that the minimum bid for CALAX was at P20.1 Billion.

Yabut said that following today’s (May 26, 2015) opening of financial proposal for CALAX project, the SBAC Technical Working Group will immediately review and evaluate the financial proposals of MPCALA Holdings Inc. to determine compliance with the requirements as the SBAC intends to immediately submit recommendation for contract award to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson.

The winning bidder is expected to receive the Notice of Award by June 4 while contract signing will set in motion by early July 2015.

Upon completion of the detailed engineering design to be prepared by the concessionaire between July 2015 to July 2016, actual construction work will commence and expected to be completed by July 2020 or four (4) years construction duration.

Parcellary survey for the availability of right-of-way has been completed by the DPWH Regional Office 4-A (Southern Tagalog Region).

Part of national government’s Public-Private-Partnership program under Build-Transfer-Operate scheme, private investor/s will finance, design, construct, operate and maintain the expressway project with an estimated investments value of P35.42 Bilion for a concession period of 35 years.

CALAX has eight (8) interchanges in Kawit, Open Canal, Governor’s Drive, Aguinaldo Highway, Silang East, Sta. Rosa-Tagaytay Road, Laguna Boulevard, Technopark and one (1) toll barrier before SLEX.

 
 
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  05/26/15

BIDDERS’ FINANCIAL OFFER FOR CALAX PROJECT OPENED

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DPWH Special Bids and Awards (SBAC) Committee for PPP Project Chairman Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut and Undersecretary Cosette V. Canilao of PPP Center reveal on-screen the financial offer of MPCALA Holdings and San Miguel Holdings Corp. for the 45 kilometer-Cavite Laguna (CALA) Expressway Project. MPCALA Holdings submitted P27.3 Billion premium bid while San Miguel Holdings Corp. submitted P22.2 Billion.

 
 
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  05/22/15

DPWH NOW ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFIED

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The Quality Management System (QMS) of the Department of Public Works and Highways is now certified against the requirements of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 standards.

The DPWH ISO 9001:2008 Certification, received from Anglo Japanese American (AJA) Registrars, Inc., is aligned with President Aquino’s call on government agencies to improve public service delivery and in ensuring good governance and sustaining the “tuwid na daan” reform efforts.

Having an ISO 9001:2008 certification is an affirmation that the Quality Management System being implemented in the DPWH comprising inter-related processes are of international standards.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the ISO 901:2008 certification should be maintained and “will really push every employee to continually improve the Department’s processes to sustain public satisfaction.”

Included in the DPWH QMS ISO 9001:2008 certificate of registration are nine (9) Services, six (6) Bureaus, two (2) pilot Regional Offices (National Capital Region and Region XI), and two (2) pilot District Engineering Offices (South Manila District Engineering Office and Davao 1st District Engineering Office) for a total of 19 Offices.

For the second phase, Secretary Singson has directed 33 DPWH offices or sites comprising five (5) Unified Project Management Offices, the remaining 14 Regional Offices with one (1) corresponding pilot District Engineering Office each to undergo the same ISO 9001:2008 assessment and certification process.

The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) has provided technical assistance to DPWH to comply with all the requirements for ISO Certification.

Present during the simple hand-over ceremony at DPWH Head Office were DAP President Antonio D. Kalaw Jr. and Vice President Arnel Abanto, and AJA Registrars Philippines, Inc. Vice President, Paul B. Bagatsing.

 
 
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  05/22/15

DPWH-NCR MAY 22-25 ROAD REPAIR SCHEDULE

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The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will undertake reblocking and road repair effective 10 PM of May 22, Friday to 5 AM of May 25, Monday on the following roads in the cities of Quezon, Pasig and Caloocan:

Quezon City

-Along Mindanao Avenue from Road I to Catleya St. (3rd lane, North bound)

Pasig City

-Along C-5 Road from Shell Gasoline Station to SM Warehouse going to Lanuza St. (2nd outermost lane, North bound)

Caloocan City

-Along EDSA from Concepcion St. to Gen. Tirona St., lane going to Monumento, (1st lane from sidewalk, North bound)

 
 
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  05/21/15

6-KM TOURISM ROAD COMPLETED
FOR AGUSAN DEL NORTE

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A recently completed road improvement project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will give extra boost to the tourism industry of Agusan del Norte.

The 6.8 kilometer upgrading project of NRJ Tagcatong-Vinapor Road in the municipality of Carmen provides better road access for tourists bound to Jurassic Beach Resort, Bolihon Beach and the unspoiled Diwata Cave.

Funded under the 2014 Department of Tourism-DPWH Convergence Program in the amount of P133 million, the project includes the 6.10 meter width of road concreting using Portland Cement Concrete Pavement (PCCP), with 1.5 meter width of paved shoulder on both sides at intermittent sections and provision of cross drains and line canal.

“Our objective is to transform Agusan del Norte and other provinces of Mindanao designated by DOT as tourist attractions through the development of quality road network,” said DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson.

“Investing in tourism infrastructure in Mindanao is one of the top priorities of the government. This would translate to economic development of the area, with the increase in demand for goods and services,” added Secretary Singson.

 
 
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  05/20/15

TRAVEL ADVISORY: BRIDGE CLOSURE IN BATANGAS,
CAMARINES SUR AND PANGASINAN

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Three (3) bridges in Batangas, Camarines Sur and Pangasinan are closed to vehicular traffic due to on-going construction activities.

The Lapu-Lapu Bridge along San Jose-Ibaan Provincial Road in Brgy. Lapu-Lapu, Ibaan, Batangas was closed to vehicular from May 4, 2015 to November 16, 2015 to give way to on-going construction/replacement works.

Appropriate warnings including directional signs for detour roads are installed to guide motorists and commuters.

In Pili, Camarines Sur, San Jose Bridge was closed to vehicular traffic from May 14 to May 30, 2015.

Alternate routes for all types of vehicles are the San Fernando–Minalabac-Bula-Pili Road and Palestina-Minalabac-Pili Road while the Milaor-Minalabac-Pili Road and Milaor-Minalabac Road are open for light vehicles.

The Padilla Bridge in Lingayen, Pangasinan will be closed to vehicular traffic for a period of six (6) months starting May 20, 2015 due to replacement works for the bridge deck slab.

The Lingayen via Domalandan Bridge-Labrador, Pangasinan-Barangay Soconi, Bugallon, Pangasinan Road was identified as detour route during the construction period.

 
 
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  05/19/15

DPWH ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFIED

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The Quality Management System (QMS) set up at the Head Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) including two (2) Regional Offices and two (2) District Engineering Offices assessed against the requirements by the Anglo Japanese American (AJA) Registrars has been formally registered as ISO 9001:2008 Certified. I.S.O. Certification is part of the Department’s program for improving effectiveness and efficiency in serving the public. The DPWH ISO 9001:2008 Registration Certificate was handed over by (at right) Mr. Paul B. Bagatsing, Vice-President of the AJA Registrars Philippines to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson joined by Undersecretary Raul C. Asis, Overall Quality Management Representative, and Assistant Secretary B. Elizabeth E. Yap, Team Leader of DPWH ISO Core Team.

 
 
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  05/19/15

SINGSON MEETS DPWH SCHOLARS FOR JAPAN

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Three (3) young civil engineers of the Department of Public Works and Highways were granted sponsorship on Master of Environmental Studies by the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) in Japan for two (2) years. In photo during a courtesy visit with Secretary Rogelio L. Singson are scholars (from left) Engr. John Jowhell H. Villegas of Bureau of Quality and Safety, Engr. Jomar Paul B. Romero of National Capital Region, and Engr. Patrick B. Cerilo of Cordillera Administrative Region.

 
 
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  05/15/15

DPWH-NCR MAY 15-18 ROAD REPAIR SCHEDULE

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The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will undertake reblocking and road repair effective 10 PM of May 15, Friday to 5 AM of May 18, Monday on the following roads in the cities of Quezon, Pasig and Caloocan:

Quezon City

1.Along Along E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue/C-5 from Calle Industria St. to Greenmeadows Ave. (1st lane from sidewalk, South bound);

2.Along Mindanao Avenue from Road 3 to Congressional Ave. (4th inner lane, North bound);

3.Along Payatas Road from Majaas St. to Amlacville St. (2nd lane, North bound); and

4.Along Batasan Road from Filinvest I to Sinagtala St. (2nd inner lane, East bound).

Pasig City

1.Along C-5 Road Pasig Blvd from Dr. M. Flores St. to Immaculate Hospital ( North bound); and

2.Along C-5 Road from SM Warehouse to Lanuza St. (3rd outermost lane, North bound).

Caloocan City

1.Along EDSA from BDO to M. Ponce St. (2nd lane from sidewalk, North bound).

 
 
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  05/13/15

DPWH COMPLETES P176-M WIDENING OF
AIRPORT ACCESS ROAD IN MISAMIS ORIENTAL

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Experience ease in travelling to amazing tourism areas of Misamis Oriental in Northern Mindanao with the recent completion of a road widening project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said DPWH Region 10 has completed the P176 million widening of Opol to Laguindingan Section of Butuan City-Cagayan de Oro City-Iligan City Road (BCIR) which covers the 3.7 kilometer access road leading to Misamis Oriental’s main airport - the Laguindingan International Airport.

The project includes the widening of the highway from two (2) lanes to four (4) lanes, with some vital sections widened into six (6) lanes.

The widening and reconstruction of three (3) bridges namely: Alubijid, Igpit and Opot Bridges along BCIR were also part of the accomplishment under the Department of Tourism-DPWH Convergence Program.

The road is not only servicing Laguindingan International Airport but also providing better access to neighboring tourism sites like Loguilo Beach in the town of Alibijid and Opol Beach in Opol, Misamis Oriental.

“We continue to commit building better national road network, as we recognize its importance in maximizing the potential of our country’s world-class tourism destinations. This much improved road will benefit both the local residents and tourists, allowing better and safer transport of people, goods and services,” said Secretary Singson.

 
 
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  05/11/15

PRES. CORY AQUINO BLVD TO SUPPORT TOURISM IN BICOL

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Development of a boulevard named after President Cory Aquino by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Camarines Norte is seen to support the ecotourism industry in Bicol Region.

“We are currently implementing the construction and improvement of newly converted national road, the President Cory Aquino Boulevard, which will serve as an access road to various tourism destinations in the province of Camarines Norte,” said DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson.

Five (5) contracts are being undertaken by DPWH Region 5 along the Pres. Cory Aquino Blvd., which will be the longest boulevard in the country when completed at approximately 8.7 kilometers, stretching the towns of Daet, Mercedes to Talisay in Camarines Norte.

The projects include the rehabilitation/improvement/construction of San Jose Section in the municipality of Talisay, the Bagasbas Section in Daet, the Mercedes-Bagasbas Road, and the construction of two (2) other bridges.

To date, DPWH has accomplished 58% of the programmed projects, completing 5.017 kilometers out of the 8.657 kilometers Pres. Cory Aquino Blvd with the remaining sections proposed for future funding in the amount of P265 million to include the construction of two (2) bridges.

The boulevard covers the area declared as a tourism destination by the Department of Tourism (DOT), as it is situated along the fine shores of Bagasbas Beach with a wide boardwalk cast from red semi adobe bricks intended for tourists view deck.

When completed, Pres. Cory Aquino Blvd. would further lead local and international visitors to: Calaguas Island in the town of Vinzons, the number one beach destination in Camarines Norte; Bagasbas Beach in Daet, the province’s surfing and kite spot; and to the town of Mercedes, dubbed as the “Fish Bowl Capital” of Bicol.

The construction and improvement of Pres. Cory Aquino Blvd. is under the DOT-DPWH Convergence Program for Enhancing Tourism Access, which aims to establish mutual cooperation to jointly undertake the identification, evaluation, prioritization and implementation of tourism infrastructures in declared tourism destinations.

 
 
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  05/08/15

DPWH-NCR MAY 8-11 ROAD REPAIR SCHEDULE

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The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will undertake reblocking and road repair effective 10 PM of May 8, Friday to 5 AM of May 11, Monday on the following roads in the cities of Quezon and Pasig:

Quezon City

1.Along E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue/C-5 from Calle Industria St. to Greenmeadows Ave. (1st lane from sidewalk, South bound);

2.Along Mindanao Avenue from Road 1 to Catleya St. (4th inner lane, North bound);

3.Along Payatas Road from Majaas St. to Amlacville St. (2nd lane, North bound); and

4.Along Batasan Road from Filinvest II to San Mateo Road (3rd inner lane, West bound).

Pasig City

1.Along C-5 Road from Shell Gasoline Station going to Lanuza St. (3rd outermost lane, North bound); and

2.Along C-5 Road (Gap 4) from Pasig Blvd. to Bagong-Ilog Service Rd. (South bound).

 
 

For more information, contact :

Public Information Division

Phone: 304-3370

 
 
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