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10/07/14

2014 “Dangal ng Bayan” Awardee

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  Roldan V. Colas, a Heavy Equipment Operator of the DPWH Mt. Province District Engineering Office and chosen 2014 “Dangal ng Bayan” Awardee of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) was handed a Certificate of Recognition by CSC Assistant Commissioner Ariel G. Ronquillo witnessed by CSC-CAR Director Marilyn E. Taldo and OIC-Assistant Regional Director Atty. Elenita P. Ugay during the celebration of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary in the Cordillera Administrative Region with the theme: “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako”.  
 
10/07/14

DPWH EMPLOYEE NAMED 2014 CSC “DANGAL NG BAYAN” AWARDEE

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  A Heavy Equipment Operator from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) joined the distinguish roster of public servants chosen as Outstanding Public Officials and Employees or “Dangal ng Bayan” awardees by the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

Roldan Velasco Colas, Heavy Equipment Operator I of the Mountain Province District Engineering Office, is one of the ten (10) 2014 Dangal ng Bayan Awardee.

He may not have fulfilled his dream of being a noble teacher but he has shown integrity in his work and brought honor to his family and to the Department he is serving in the last 26 years, that, makes him nobler.

Although not an engineer by profession, Colas is TESDA accredited that learned the ropes of road maintenance hands-on while on field. As a Heavy Equipment Operator, he is always on the site where critical sections are located along the roadline. As a Maintenance Man assigned along Bontoc-Baguio Road, he was able monitor the area and reported untoward incidents and slides which brought about the prompt action of the District Office for its clearing and opening.

He worked on a Casual status as a Laborer from August 1987 to 1994, became Heavy Equipment Operator on January 1995 and until he became a permanent employee as Heavy Equipment Operator I in November 2012.

He worked hard and toiled the rigors of being on the road every day. He had no qualms of performing his duties and did not hesitate to take on the responsibility of maintaining the roads and keeping these safe and clear of obstructions for motorists to ply.

February 12, 2013 was supposedly an ordinary day with routine work at hand but, it turned out to be an eventful day when Colas and Mr. Antonio F. Caligtan, one of the crewmen recovered a brown envelope containing cash, checks and identification cards while cleaning the curbs and gutters along Bontoc-Baguio National Road as Maintenance Men. The small deed of returning the envelope did not sink in as something with great impact until the Philippine National Police, Mt. Province Police Provincial Office in Bontoc has awarded them Certificates of Recognition on March 4, 2013 for their contribution to the crime prevention in the area.

It was established that the articles recovered were counterfeits and prior to their discovery, there were establishments in Poblacion Bontoc, Buguias and Mankayan in Benguet victimized by three identified individuals from Pangasinan purchasing with fake checks and were later apprehended by police elements.

Colas’ nomination to the Dangal ng Bayan Award 2014 is something and being confirmed as an awardee is another. After the rigors of the evaluations, validations, interviews and investigations conducted by the CSC as administrator of the Honor Awards Program, he still remains the modest and quiet man he is.

He was honored together with other awardees from the Cordillera Administrative Region at the St. Joseph Café and Restaurant, Sagada, Mt. Province on September 25, 2014 during the celebration of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary in the Cordillera Administrative Region with the theme: “ Tapat na Serbisyo Alay ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako”.

Engr. Wilbur B. Likigan, District Engineer of Mt. Province District Engineering Office was also given a Certificate of Recognition being the nominator of Colas.

Caligtan, who was with Colas during that time was also commended for the integrity and honesty he has shown. He is with the Department on a Job Order Status at the Mt. Province District Engineering Office.

Like any laborer, he works his pay and even goes beyond the call of duty especially during calamities when road closures occur.

Both has made Director Edilberto P. Carabbacan, DPWH-CAR and the Mt. Province District Engineering Office proud.

Engr. Wilbur B. Likigan, District Engineer of Mt. Province District Engineering Office was also given a Certificate of Recognition being the nominator of Colas.

Colas will join nine (9) other recipients of the Outstanding Public Officials and Employees or Dangal ng Bayan Award during the Honor Awards Program, the rites for 2014 Presidential Lingkod ng Bayan, Dangal Ng Bayan and Civil Service Commission (CSC) PAGASA Awardees at the Malacañang Palace.
 
 
09/18/14

DPWH CLEARS 8 ROAD SECTIONS LEFT IMPASSABLE BY TYPHOON LUIS

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  Clearing operations are still on-going in eight (8) road sections in Regions 1, 2, 3, 8 and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) that were closed to vehicular traffic due to landslides, washed out detour road and flood waters left by recent typhoon “Luis”.

Monitoring of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bureau of Maintenance indicates that as of 12 noon today, September 18, 2014, deployed DPWH manpower and equipment are doubling efforts to clear landslides and re-open to vehicular traffic the Mt. Province-Ilocos Sur Road via Tue (K0393+800, K0392+055, K0390+380, K0389+380, K0388+900) in Mountain Province and similar recent occurrence at Matagob-Libongao-Palompon Road in Leyte.

At least four (4) road sections are impassable to vehicles due to floodwaters that includes the detour road at Baligued Bridge (K0198+269) and Sapang Bridge I (K0199+343) along Camiling-Wawa-Bayambang-Malasiqui-Sta. Barbara Road in Pangasinan, Cabagan Sta. Maria overflow bridge (K0451+462) in Isabela Province, and Ormoc-Merida Road and Dagami-Burauen Road both in Leyte Province.

The Nueva Ecija – Pangasinan Road specifically at KM173+500 in Brgy. Sabit, Cuyapo and Barangay Mapangpang, Lupao in the Province of Nueva Ecija is impassable due to washed out detour road while Shilan Beckel Road (K0263+200) in the Province of Benguet is closed due to an on-going widening works.

Estimated cost of damage by the Bureau of Maintenance is at P4.48 million.
 
 
09/17/14

SEVEN (7) ROAD SECTIONS STILL IMPASSABLE DUE TO TYPHOON LUIS

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  The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is working round-the-clock to re-open seven (7) national road sections affected and still closed to traffic by the recent onslaught of “Typhoon Luis”.

As of September 17, 2014, 10AM, the DPWH Bureau of Maintenance identified national roads closed to traffic in the following regions due to flood waters, landslide and washed out detour road: three (3) roads in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), one (1) road section each in Regions 1, 2, 3, and 5.

Closed to traffic due to landslides are the Mt. Province-Ilocos Sur Road via Tue (K0393+800, K0392+055, K0390+380, K0389+380, K0388+900) and Junction Talubin-Barlig-Natonin Road (Talubin Section) in Mountain Province; and Jct. Panganiban – Sabloyon Road (K0076+700, K0081+500), in Sabloyon, Caramoran, Catanduanes.

Still under floodwaters and impassable to all type of vehicles are the detour road at Baligued Bridge (K0198+269) and Sapang Bridge I (K0199+343) along Camilin-Wawa-Bayambang-Malasiqui-Sta. Barbara Road in Pangasinan and Cabagan Sta. Maria overflow bridge (K0451+462) in Isabele Province with Daang Maharlika and Santiago-Tuguegarao Road as alternate routes.

The Nueva Ecija – Pangasinan Road (K173+500) at Brgy. Sabit, Cuyapo and Brgy. Mapangpang, Lupao in the Province of Nueva Ecija is closed to traffic due to washed out detour road while Shilan Beckel Road (K0263+200) in the Province of Benguet is undergoing widening works.

Infrastructure damage for CAR and Region 3 is placed at P2.75 Million while assessments are still on-going for Regions 1, 2 and 5.
 
 
07/04/14

440-KM FARM-TO-MARKET ROADS COMPLETED – DPWH

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  The Department of Public Works and Highways has completed the construction of 440.14 kilometers of Farm-to-Market Roads (FMRs) costing P2.36 billion.

Under the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase 3 (ARISP-III), DPWH implemented the construction of 126 FMR projects that aim to benefit hundreds of agricultural communities from across the country.

In Region 1, 17 farm-to-market roads with total length of 54.46 kilometers were completed at a cost of P296 million. This includes the improvement of 13.5-kilometer Lichauco-Evangelista Road and construction of vented spillway along Evangelista-Panganiban Road in Pangasinan.

In CAR, 8 projects or a combined 41.83 kilometers of roads, were accomplished in the amount of P232 million. One of the major FMRs completed in the Cordillera is the construction and improvement of the 16-kilometer Bugnay-Buscalan-Butbut Road with bridge and spillway in the municipality of Tinglayan in Kalinga province.

DPWH also completed 36.63 kilometers of FMRs in Region 2 in the amount of P137 million. A total of 12 FMRs were constructed, including the improvement of 7.8-kilometer San Antonio-Mapalad-Bautista FMR with 22 linear meters bridge in Isabela.

In Central Luzon, 19 projects having total road length of 49.54 kilometers, at a cost of P224 million were completed. It includes the improvement of 6.7-kilometer portion of San Ildefonso (Sitio Mapiña) Road in Pampanga.

For Regions 4A and 4B, 34.58-kilometers and 19 kilometers of FMRs were completed costing P200 million and P138 million, respectively. The longest FMRs accomplished in these 2 regions are the construction of 7.59-kilometer Barangay Jaybanga-Barangay Nagtaluntong Road in Jaybanga and Apar, Lobo, Batangas and improvement of JPR Tiondonan-JPR Mendoza Proper Road in Jofel, Palawan.

Agrarian communities of Region 5 on the other hand now utilize the 5 FMRs with total length of 17.74 kilometers costing P83 million. This includes the improvement of 4.76-kilometer Matoog-toog-Pambuhan Road in Pambuhan, Mercedes, Catanduanes.

DPWH also finished constructing a total of 17 FMRs in Region 6 with combined road length of 59.32 kilometers; 5 in Region 7 with 19.12 kilometers; and 3 road projects in Region 8 with 5.9 kilometers length, with a total cost of P497 million.

Additionally, DPWH completed 49.27 kilometers of farm to market roads from the 11 projects in Region 10, amounting to P243 million.

In Regions 11, 12, 13, the department finished implementing: 7 projects with span of 21.46 kilometers, 2 projects with 5.89 kilometers; and 8 projects with 25.36 kilometers of FMRs respectively.

With the completed projects, DPWH now has accomplished 85 percent of the needed road projects for the Agrarian Reform Infrastructure Support Project Phase 3 which is expected to be completed within the year 2014.

To date, only 25 farm-to-market road projects remain under construction, with 12 under pre-construction, and 12 others under pre-engineering activities.

Upon completion, FMRs will provide access to agricultural goods to the market, as well as support for the establishment of agri-business enterprises by promoting linkages between and among the 175 agrarian reform communities in 54 provinces.
 
 
 
 
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