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DPWH Builds Road Slope Protection along Slide-Prone Area in Balamban, Cebu

A slide-prone portion of Cebu – Balamban – Transcentral Highway is now much safer with the recent completion of a slope protection project along the road in Barangay Cansomoroy, Balamban, Cebu.

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar, citing a report from DPWH Cebu 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) said that the newly-completed project involves the construction of a road slope protection structure measuring 229 meters by 5.15 meters that covers an area of 1,180 square meters as well as a soil rock fall protection covering an area of 6,025 square meters.

Farm to Market Road in Zamboanga City, Halfway Complete

Construction of a farm-to-market road (FMR) in Barangay Dulian, Zamboanga City by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now at 50 percent complete.

“Upon completion, the FMR will provide easy access to agricultural goods and basic services to the residents of Barangay Dulian”, said Secretary Mark Villar

According to a report from DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao Dia, the project involves concreting of a 740 lineal meter road with 5-meter width, implemented by Zamboanga District Engineering Office.

Farm to Market Road in Zamboanga City, Halfway Complete

Construction of a farm-to-market road (FMR) in Barangay Dulian, Zamboanga City by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now at 50 percent complete.

“Upon completion, the FMR will provide easy access to agricultural goods and basic services to the residents of Barangay Dulian”, said Secretary Mark Villar

According to a report from DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao Dia, the project involves concreting of a 740 lineal meter road with 5-meter width, implemented by Zamboanga District Engineering Office.

Completed Dike along Bicol River Benefits Locals in Minalabac, Camarines Sur

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has constructed a 200 lineal meter dike along Bicol River Basin in Barangay Taban, Minalabac, Camarines Sur.

According to Secretary Mark A. Villar, the completed dike would prevent scouring of soil along river banks and reduce the hazards and risks of property damage.

“The dike also serves as a point of entry for local farmers and fisherfolks, and tourism activities of the municipality hosted by different local government agencies”, added Secretary Villar.

Completed Dike along Bicol River Benefits Locals in Minalabac, Camarines Sur

Completed Dike along Bicol River Benefits Locals in Minalabac, Camarines Sur

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has constructed a 200 lineal meter dike along Bicol River Basin in Barangay Taban, Minalabac, Camarines Sur.

According to Secretary Mark A. Villar, the completed dike would prevent scouring of soil along river banks and reduce the hazards and risks of property damage.

New Guibang-Gamu Bypass Road Eases Traffic in Gamu, Isabela

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed the construction of the Guibang-Gamu Bypass Road in the Gamu, Isabela serving as an alternative road for motorists to the usually congested Daang Maharlika.

Secretary Mark A. Villar, citing a report from DPWH Regional Office 2 OIC-Director Loreta M. Malaluan, said that the project completed on December 2020 is a 1.24-kilometer concrete road with four (4) lanes, 13.4-meter carriageway width, and 300-millimeter thickness.

New Guibang-Gamu Bypass Road Eases Traffic in Gamu, Isabela

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed the construction of the Guibang-Gamu Bypass Road in the Gamu, Isabela serving as an alternative road for motorists to the usually congested Daang Maharlika.

Secretary Mark A. Villar, citing a report from DPWH Regional Office 2 OIC-Director Loreta M. Malaluan, said that the project completed on December 2020 is a 1.24-kilometer concrete road with four (4) lanes, 13.4-meter carriageway width, and 300-millimeter thickness.

DPWH Completes River Wall in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that residents of flood-prone area in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental are much safer and protected with the completion of a flood-control structure in the area.

Secretary Villar said that a 263.7-meter long revetment structure was recently built along the Balatukan River in Barangay Mandangoa which used to suffer from the overflow of Balatukan River.

“This structure will prevent the flood brought by the overflowing water from the river”, added Secretary Villar.

DPWH Completes River Wall in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that residents of flood-prone area in Balingasag, Misamis Oriental are much safer and protected with the completion of a flood-control structure in the area.

Secretary Villar said that a 263.7-meter long revetment structure was recently built along the Balatukan River in Barangay Mandangoa which used to suffer from the overflow of Balatukan River.

“This structure will prevent the flood brought by the overflowing water from the river”, added Secretary Villar.

Villar opens Urdaneta By-Pass Road in Pangasinan

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar led on Monday, January 18, 2021 the ceremonial inauguration of Urdaneta Bypass Road Project.

Secretary Villar said that the completion of the Urdaneta ByPass Road is seen to address traffic bottleneck during peak hours along Manila North Road in Urdaneta City and establish an improved national road system in the Province of Pangasinan.

The road has a total length of 7.17 kilometers and crosses two (2) major road intersections of Urdaneta-Dagupan Road and Urdaneta-Manaoag Provincial Road, added Secretary Villar.

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