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RD NERIE D. BUENO  ARD RONNEL M. TAN 

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09/26/16

DPWH ISSUES ADVISORY FOR KENNON
AND URDANETA JUNCTION-DAGUPAN ROAD USERS

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  Kennon Road will be closed to traffic from 7:00 AM of September 27 to 7:00 PM of October 3, 2016.

Department of Public Works and Highways -Cordillera Administrative Region (DPWH-CAR) Director Danilo Dequito announced that Kennon Road will not be passable to vehicular traffic during this period due to the on-going bridge construction at Camp 5 particularly at KO 235+504.

Director Dequito advised motorists to take Rosario-Pugo-Baguio Road or Marcos Highway and Naguilian Road in going to and from Baguio City.

Meanwhile, a portion of Urdaneta Junction Dagupan Road at KM 206+325 in Calasiao, Pangasinan will be closed to traffic on October 1-2, 2016 for the launching of steel girder of the on-going overpass rehabilitation project in front of Robinson’s Place.

DPWH Pangasinan 4th District Engineering Office is presently implementing the rehabilitation of the pedestrian overpass in the amount of P13 Million.

All buses and light vehicles going to Dagupan City are advised to turn right while those heading to Sta. Barbara are advised to turn left at Robinson’s Mall, respectively.

Drivers/operators of six (6) wheeler trucks and above including heavy equipment passing along Urdaneta Jct. - Dagupan Road are advised to take Calasiao Old Road while those going to to Dagupan City are advised to take Parongking - Tebeng Road.
 
 
09/09/16

BAUANG BRIDGE ALONG MNR ONE LANE PASSABLE THIS WEEKEND

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  The approach of Bauang Bridge 1 along Manila North Road, Bauang, La Union will undergo repair/concreting works starting 9 PM Friday, September 9, 2016.

The public and all motorists are hereby advised of the possible traffic congestion brought about by the repair which will render the bridge passable to only one (1) lane during this period.

DPWH in coordination with the Provincial Government of La Union and Municipality of Bauang has installed appropriate informative signs and barricades.

The repaired lane will be passable by Tuesday morning, September 13, 2016.
 
 
08/08/16

BAGYONG “CARINA” CLEARING OPERATIONS

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  Maintenance crew of the DPWH Ilocos Sur 2nd District Engineering Office initiates clearing operations along the coastal and mountainous areas of the district after the onslaught of “Bagyong Carina” that hit Ilocos Region on August 1, 2016.

Tagudin - Cervantes Road is majorly hit with rock and landslides causing one lane of the road closed. According to District Engineer Jose Ginete Jr., backhoe, payloader and dump truck responded immediately to complete all clearing operations which was successfully done after two days upon the visit of the typhoon. Two way lane is now already passable to said road section for the safety and convenience of the travelling public.
 
 
07/15/16

SAN FERNANDO BYPASS NOW OPEN TO TWO-WAY TRAFFIC

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  The Department of Public Works and Highways has lifted the one-way traffic scheme on portion of San Fernando-San Juan Bypass Road which is undergoing road rehabilitation and repair.

Motorists can now ply along the bypass road both northbound and southbound directions but will have to follow a “stop and go” traffic scheme particularly at section KM270+000 to KM274+800 where some lanes are closed for repair.

Informative traffic signs are in place to guide motorists who are also advised to use alternative routes to avoid traffic congestion.

Rehabilitation of San Fernando-San Juan Bypass Road is being implemented at a cost of P39 million by DPWH La Union First District Engineering Office. It involves reblocking of carriageway and concreting of shoulder, provision of drainage canal, and painting works.
 
 
07/05/16

DPWH IMPLEMENTS ONE-WAY NORTH BOUND TRAFFIC SCHEME AT SAN FERNANDO BY-PASS ROAD

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  The San Fernando-San Juan By-Pass Road in the Province of La Union is placed under one-way traffic scheme due to the on-going road rehabilitation works.

The Department of Public Works and Highways - La Union First District Engineering Office reported that the San Fernando-San Juan By-Pass Road is passable only to northbound motorists going to other northern towns of La Union and the provinces of Ilocos Sur, Abra, Ilocos Norte and even to Cagayan.

Southbound motorists will have to utilize the Manila North Road which is two-way traffic opened or other alternate routes in going to their destinations.

One-way traffic flow for northbound motorists was implemented to ease traffic congestion brought about by road lane closure due to the fast tracking of construction activities for the rehabilitation of San Fernando-San Juan By-Pass Road specifically between KM270+000 to KM274+800.

The DPWH La Union First District Engineering Office has informed through letters to LGUs and posted advisories inside the bus terminals and other affected transport companies, and other government agencies before the traffic changes of one-way scheme was implemented.

LGUs and police authorities have been also requested to provide traffic management assistance.

To date, the P32 Million road rehabilitation project which involves reblocking of concrete carriageway, paving of shoulder, and construction of drainage canal is 61 percent completed.

Repair and rehabilitation of the by-pass road is in line with the DPWH effort of improving the road quality condition.
 
 
07/04/16

DPWH ILOCOS SUR 2ND DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE NOW ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFIED

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  Employees of Department of public Works and Highways Ilocos Sur 2nd District Engineering Office in Candon City celebrates the awarding of the ISO 9001:2008 Certification of their Quality Management System by affixing their signature as pledge to their commitment to continually deliver effective and efficient service to the public.

The pledge ceremony was led by District Engineer Jose G. Ginete Jr., OIC Asst. District Engineer Renato G. Gagno and Administrative Officer Ms. Ricarda C. Pande.

DPWH Ilocos Sur 2nd DEO was among the fifteen (15) Pilot District Engineering Offices included in the expansion program of the DPWH QMS ISO 9001:2008 Certification along with the five (5) Unified Project Management Offices (UPMO) and the remaining fifteen (15) Regional Offices.

In 2015, nineteen (19) DPWH offices were awarded certification including the nine (9) S00ervices and six (6) Bureaus that comprise the Central Office; and two (2) pilot Regional Offices (National Capital Region and Region XI), and two (2) pilot District Engineering Offices.
 
 
06/22/16

DPWH BUILDS 708 SCHOOL BUILDINGS FOR ILOCOS REGION

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  Hundreds of thousands of Ilocano students are now utilizing 708 new school buildings completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

In his report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region 1 Director Melanio C. Briosos said since 2013. The regional office and its ten (10) District Engineering Offices (DEOs) were able to complete 406 school buildings under “School and Regular School Building Program” of the Department of Education (DepEd).

A total of 185 school buildings funded under Basic Facilities in 2013 were also completed, while 92 buildings funded in 2015 for Senior High School including Technical Vocational Facilities, Elementary and Junior School were 100% accomplished.

Additional 25 school buildings funded by Silid Aralan Project of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation were also accomplished by the DPWH.

Regional Director Briosos said the remaining 229 on-going school buildings projects are expected to be completed within the year.

“We aim to finish remaining projects before 2016 ends. This will help in the realization of having a conducive, useful, and enjoyable classroom that may help Ilocano students to become better citizens,” said Briosos.
 
 
05/03/16

DPWH IMPROVES ROAD ACCESS TO THE “BORACAY OF THE NORTH”

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  Tourists visiting Tondol Beach in Anda, Pangasinan will be surprised not only by the fine and long stretch of wide white sand beach but also by the paved roadway leading to the tourism destination.

Department of Public Works and Highways – Pangasinan 1st District Engineer Smile D. Fermin reported the completion of the P43 Million concrete paving of Poblacion-San Jose-Namagbagan-Imbo-Tondol Road leading to Tondol Beach located at the northern tip of Anda, Pangasinan.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the road project funded by the Department of Tourism under convergence program will make travel to Tondol White Sand Beach convenient as perfect place of summer escapade for people from Luzon who need not to go far nor spend much to experience white sandy beach.

The pure white sand, crystal water that reflect the skies, calm waves and sand bars of Tondol Beach, often called by the locals as the “Boracay of North”, is an enjoyable place for families to build white sand castle of dreams ala Boracay.

According to Engr. June Miguel Ramolete Sr., Planning Section Head of Pangasinan 1st District Engineering Office, the improvement of the concrete access road involves replacement works for the deteriorated existing concrete pavement and construction of stone masonry slope protection structure along the roadside.

To further increase the tourism potential of Agno, Pangasinan, the DPWH is also undertaking the construction of access road leading to Umbrella Rocks and Abagatanen Beach.

The white sand Abagatanen Beach and colossal boulders known as “Umbrella Rocks” and the clear Sabangan Beach are gems of Agno.

The initial improvement of the Poblacion-Sabangan Road was already completed by the Pangasinan 1st District Engineering Office in the amount of P46.6 Million.
 
 
04/25/16

DPWH PANGASINAN SECOND DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE TOPS REGION 1’S MAINTENANCE OF NATIONAL ROADS AND BRIDGES

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  The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) II Pangasinan District Engineering Office is number one among the Ten (10) District Engineering Offices (DEOS) in Region 1 on the maintenance of Roads and Bridges last 2015, this was announced during the recently held DPWH Third Regional Staff Conference. The District Engineering Office is headed by District Engineer Rodolfo C. Dion.

The Pangasinan Second District Engineering Office comprised the towns of Lingayen, Bugallon, Aguilar, Mangatarem, Binmaley, Urbistondo, Labrador, Basista, Dagupan City, Mangaldan, San Jacinto, Manaoag, and San Fabian in the Pangasinan.

The validation/assessment is done to further improve the maintenance service delivery to the public and the preservation of government infrastructure assets which is one of the main thrust of the Department. The rating for DEOs is based on the criteria under DPWH Department Order 171 series of 2015 which includes the degree/level of maintenance of national roads (60%), quantity and quality of completed rectification works adhering to prescribed response time (25%) and the submitted justification on remaining rectification works (15%). It is conducted by the Bureau of Maintenance (BOM) twice a year for the Regional and District Engineering Offices.

DPWH Pangasinan II DEO is one of the 15 District Engineering Offices nationwide that attained a 100 % rating in the maintenance of roads and bridges. The DEOs that received a 100% rate includes the District Engineering Offices of Apayao II, Bulacan I, Pampanga III, Tarlac II, Zambales II, Batangas I, Quezon II, Rizal I, Rizal II, Siquijor, Misamis Occidental II, Davao Oriental II, and Cotabato II.

The Regional Staff Conference was held at the DPWH Regional Office I, Conference Room, Aguila Road, San Fernando City, and La Union last April 14, 2016. Attended by Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos and Assistant Regional Director Ronnel M. Tan with the offcials of the ten District Engineering Offices and the Division Chiefs of the Region.
 
 
04/25/16

TWO MORE BY PASS ROADS ON-GOING IN REGION 1

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  The By-Pass Roads in Candon City, Ilocos Sur and Urdaneta, Pangasinan were reported to be on-going on its implementation as informed during the recent Project Engineers Meeting at the DPWH Regional Office.

The 2.86 kilometers Candon City By-Pass Road in Ilocos Sur which now has a total of 95.77% accomplishment was reported by Project Engr. Roy R. Aruta to DPWH Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos.

Engr. Aruta said part of the accomplished construction works are sub-base course, earth works, surface course or the concrete pavement, Drainage system and slope protection works.The project has a program amount of Php148, 186 million pesos.

On the other hand Project Engineer Willer M. Bince also reported to Director Briosos, the Phase 1 of the 7.17 kilometers Urdaneta City By-Pass Road which started April 1, 2014 has already completed 81% of its Road Opening and Road-Right-of-Way settlement. The project has a contract cost of of Php89.799 Million. He added that the Phase 2 of the project with a contract amount of Php364,539.399 Million was bid out at the DPWH Central Office and awarded to BSP & Co.Inc./T.J Velasco Construction & Supply with a notice to proceed dated April 7, 2016.
 
 
04/25/16

REALIABLE TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE SEEN IN THE COMPLETION OF THE LAOAG CITY-BY-PASS ROAD

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  In Ilocos Norte, reliable transport infrastructure is seen in the completion of the construction of the Phase three of the Laoag City-By-Pass Road once it will be opened to public transport. DPWH Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos said the road construction of the By-pass was completed last January 31, 2016. It has a total contract cost of Php353.463 million pesos in its road construction. The Laoag City-By Pass has a 7.93 kilometers length of road.

While its Phase Four is still on-going, Project Engineer Angelito A. Dian said the Phase Four of the Laoag City By-Pass Road is consist of a new bridge construction and now has a 30% accomplishment. The construction of the bridge that crosses the Laoag-Padsan River has a contract amount of Php616, 549 million pesos is expected to be completed October 26, 2018.

The Laoag By-Pass Road project is located west of the Laoag City proper, beginning at the junction of the Laoag Airport Road and the Laoag-Paoay Road and ends at Barangay Barit along the Laoag-Allacapan road. When completed it is expected to provide an alternate route to those traversing the city’s Central Business District. Overall, the construction of the bypass road supports the thrust of the region of providing adequate and dependable transport infrastructure to sustain the region’s agricultural, industrial and tourism effort. Once completed it will enhance the movement of people, goods and services not only within the city proper but within Ilocos Norte and the rest of Region 1.
 
 
03/23/16

MOTORISTS WARNED - ROAD WORKS ALONG MANILA NORTH ROAD IN LA UNION AND ILOCOS PROVINCES

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  The Department of Public Works and Highways has advised that on-going road works along Manila North Road in La Union and Ilocos Sur may slowdown the travel to the Ilocos and Cordillera Provinces.

District Engineer Ray Organo of DPWH Ilocos Sur 1st District Engineering Office reported that four (4) bridges along Manila North Road are undergoing construction.

Bridge projects expected to hamper travel along Manila North Road include Teppeng Bridge in Sinait, Cabugao Bridge in Cabugao, San Juan and Bical Bridges in San Juan, all in Ilocos Sur.

However, Engineer Organo said that bailey bridges have been constructed as detour for crossing vehicles.

In La Union, District Engineer Aquilino Nicer reported the following on-going road and bridge projects: Saytan Bridge, Rosario; Principe Bridge, Agoo; Sta Rita and Aringay Town Proper, Aringay; Caba Town Proper; Magsaoang and Lossoc Bridges and Payocpoc, Bauang.

Earlier, Secretary Rogelio L. Singson has instructed field units to order contractors working on road projects to clear the national highways of barriers, including equipment, in anticipation of Filipinos flocking to the provinces.

DPWH field units have also been instructed to "conduct road check including the installation of directional signs, resealing of damaged pavements, and application of thermoplastic pavement markings before the Holy Week.
 
 
02/26/16

DPWH LAOAG BY-PASS ROAD PROJECT

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  Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson together with DPWH Region 1 Director Melanio C. Briosos and Project Engineer Angelito A. Dian inspects the on-going Laoag City By-Pass Road Project in Ilocos Norte. The four (4) lane highway project is designed to lessen travel time especially of tourists exploring scenic places of the northern Ilocos Region to the northernmost part of the Ilocos Region. Lower photo shows Secretary Singson checking the straight line diagram showing the progress of all project activities.  
 
02/26/16

SINGSON CHECKS LAOAG ROAD PROJECT

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  The construction of a new alternate road in Laoag City will spur more development opportunities for the northern towns of Ilocos Norte.

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the on-going construction of Laoag City By-Pass Road when completed will reduce travel time of motorists especially tourists exploring scenic places of the northern Ilocos Region.

Laoag By-Pass Road will serve as a short cut road to the municipalities of Bacarra, Pasuquin, Burgos, Bangui towards the town of Pagudpud by-passing the Manila North Road. It will also improve travel to famous tourist spots in Ilocos Norte such as the old Bacarra church, Cape Bojeador (old lighthouse) and Kapurpurawan rock formation in Burgos, the Bangui windmills, the Patapat viaduct and the scenic white beach resorts in Pasuquin and Pagudpud, said Secretary Singson.

Secretary Singson added that the road project will also serve as a connector to the existing secondary road in the towns of Curimao and Paoay.

Phase 3 of the project which was recently inspected by Secretary Singson involves the portland concrete cement paving of road and construction of two (2) span Casili Bridge which is 21 lineal meters in length and reinforced concrete deck girder in type resting on bored piles foundation.

Costing P353.463 Million, Phase 3 has an accomplishment of 97% and is expected to be completed soon especially with the road-right-of-way already resolved particularly on relocation of utilities and structures as reported by DPWH Region 1 Director Melanio C. Briosos.

Under Phase 4 is the construction of 10 spans 55 lineal meter steel girder bridge and 21 spans 12 lineal meters flat slab concrete bridge with a contract amount of P616.549 Million which has an accomplishment of 22% since it was started November 2015 and set for full completion by October 2018.
 
 
01/18/16

DPWH PAVES TOURISM ROAD TO ILOCOS’ FAMOUS BANGUI WINDMILLS,
DARNA FALLS, TAMBOBONG BEACH AND MORE

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  The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has improved in 2015 a total of 16 access roads leading to tourism spots in Region 1 under the DPWH-Department of Tourism (DOT) Convergence Program.

In his report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region 1 Director Melanio C. Briosos said 16 major tourism road projects with total cost of P1.1 billion has been successfully implemented by its regional office and district engineering offices last year.

“Tourists now travel conveniently to see closely and feel the breeze brought by the well-known wind turbines in Bangui town of Ilocos Norte with the completion of P63 million construction and improvement of Bantoc-Suyo-Baruyen access road leading to the Bangui Wind Farm situated along the shoreline of Bangui Bay. We also have paved roads to Darna Falls, Tambobong Beach and more,” said Briosos.

Director Briosos said the other tourism roads that were improved are the following: access road leading to Napidad View Deck and Water Falls in Takulao, Mataltala and Pao, Dumalneg, Ilocos Norte costing P32 million; P43 million Aringay-Tubao Alternate Road leading to Asin Hot Spring and Baguio City Aringay-Tubao and P41 million Naguilian-Bagulin Road leading to Tuddingan Falls and Kedlap Burial Cave, Naguilian-Bagulin in La Union.

In Ilocos Norte, DPWH completed the following contracts: the P32 million Lanao-San Isidro Road leading to Bolo River Dam and Darna Falls Road in Dumalneg; the P48 million road leading to Maranum Falls and Sky Plaza in Natividad; the P13 million road leading to Laoag-La Paz Sand Dunes in Laoag City; P100 million Jct. Ilocos Norte-Abra Road leading to Tubeg Viewdeck, Imelda Park, Hercules Mine Access to Mt. Sicapno Camp Site in Nueva Era; P197 million Maoini-Baduang-Saud Road leading to Saud Beach and Patapat Viaduct in Pagudpud; and the P100 million Pancian, Pagudpud-Adams Road leading to different Waterfalls in the municipality of Adams.

DPWH Region 1 has also completed various tourism road projects in Pangasinan namely: improvement of Bobonot-Tambobong road leading to Tambobong Beach in Dasol costing P150 million; Peralta Road to Mabini San Andres Barangay Road Leading to Mt. Balungao Hot and Cold Springs and Balungao Hilltop Adventure in Balungao costing P75 million; construction of Bocboc Bridge to Jct. Pangasinan-Tarlac Road in Aguilar costing P37 million; construction and improvement of Barangays Pandan-Telbang Road leading to Bolo Beach, Alaminos City costing P53 million; improvement of Poblacion-Patar Road leading to Patar Beach and Bolinao Lighthouse in Bolinao costing 86 million; and the construction and improvement of Barangay Road of San Angel Road leading to San Angel Dam Ecotourism Site in the town of Rosales in the amount of P75 million.

Secretary Singson said tourists may expect better roads for Ilocos Region this 2016 with the construction of more access roads leading to tourist attractions.
 
 
 
 
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