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VILLAR: All National Roads and Bridges affected by Typhoon Nina now cleared

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar announced that as of 6 PM today, all national roads and bridges affected by Typhoon Nina are now cleared.

“At the first advisory of PAGASA that Typhoon Nina has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Regional and District Engineering Offices already activated the Disaster Risk Reduction Management Team or the Incident Command System (ICS),” Villar said.

Villar: Circulo Del Mundo Bypass Now Open

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark. Villar announced the opening of Circulo Del Mundo Bypass road on the first minute of December 30.

“Circulo Del Mundo Bypass road is a 125 lineal meter bypass road which will further reduce traffic congestion around the vicinity of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3. It is now open to the public,” Villar said.

“This is a dedicated lane for motorists coming from Sales Avenue to NAIA Terminal 3,” he said.

Villar: Resettlement Sites of Yolanda Victims Now with Water

In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to provide victims of Typhoon Yolanda a conducive and permanent resettlement area, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said that water tanks and jetmatic pumps have been installed in all resettlement sites of Yolanda victims.

“As promised, all resettlement sites are now provided with water. The Tacloban North Resettlement Site is now equipped with 67 units of 5 cubic meter and 70 units of 2 cubic meter stainless water tanks,” Villar said.

DPWH Allocates P126-M for Flood-Control Projects in Southern Leyte

More than a hundred million pesos worth of flood-control projects will be implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Southern Leyte.

In his report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region 8 Director Rolando M. Asis said that the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Fund amounting to P126.6 million will be utilized for the construction and rehabilitation of flood control structures and drainage canals in Southern Leyte, prioritizing those areas previously hit by typhoons and vulnerable to flooding.

DPWH Allocates P126-M for Flood-Control Projects in Southern Leyte

More than a hundred million pesos worth of flood-control projects will be implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Southern Leyte.

In his report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region 8 Director Rolando M. Asis said that the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Fund amounting to P126.6 million will be utilized for the construction and rehabilitation of flood control structures and drainage canals in Southern Leyte, prioritizing those areas previously hit by typhoons and vulnerable to flooding.

Oath Taking Ceremony for the 2 New Engineers of Quezon IV DEO

Quezon IV District Engineer Celestial S. Flancia administers the oath of office of the two new engineers assigned at the Quezon IV District Engineering office on January 19, 2016.

The new engineers were Jay Anson M. Apohin and Angelito R. Laborte, Jr., who will be assigned at the Maintenance and Construction Sections respectively.

It was witnessed by Assistant District Engineer Gener J. Abergas and all the Chief of Sections.

Oath-Taking of New DELP Officers

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson administers the oath-taking ceremony of national and chapter officers of the District Engineers League of the Philippines, (DELP) Inc., at the Diamond Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Manila. The new DELP officers, led by District Engineer Rey Peter B. Gille of DPWH Lanao del Norte Second District Engineering Office as President, shall hold office for 2016-2017.

DPWH Region 9 Gears for ISO: 9001:2008

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 9 Director Jorge U. Sebastian, Jr., and Assistant Regional Director Nenita A. Robles lead the unveiling of the ISO: 9001:2008 marker, indicative of the regional office’s journey in attaining certification of Quality Management System geared towards providing better service to the general public as directed by DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson. The Region 9 office, along with several DPWH offices nationwide, is aiming to be ISO-certified this year.

DPWH Region 9 Gears for ISO: 9001:2008

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 9 Director Jorge U. Sebastian, Jr., and Assistant Regional Director Nenita A. Robles lead the unveiling of the ISO: 9001:2008 marker, indicative of the regional office’s journey in attaining certification of Quality Management System geared towards providing better service to the general public as directed by DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson. The Region 9 office, along with several DPWH offices nationwide, is aiming to be ISO-certified this year.

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