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New Pedestrian Overpass and Dredger Launched in Time of Dinagyang Festival

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 6 has completed a pedestrian overpass equipped with two (2) elevators for persons with disabilities (PWDs) and the elderly.

The state-of-the-art link for pedestrians was inaugurated by Ilonggo Senator and Senate President Franklin M. Drilon and DPWH 6 Regional Director Edilberto D. Tayao together with Iloilo City local executives on January 9, 2015, in time for the opening salvo of the 2015 Dinagyang Festival.

DPWH-Abra DEO Bags Best RROW Enhancement Program Anew

The DPWH Abra District Engineering Office (DEO) maintained in 2014 the top place for the Road-Right-of-Way Enhancement Program of Department of Public Works and Highways-Cordillera Administrative Region.

Director Edilberto P. Carabbacan said that Abra DEO bested nine (9) other DEOs of the region with its entry at the Nagbalitangan section along Abra-Cervantes Road. Apayao 2nd DEO also defended its second rank with the Muslim Section 2 along Claveria-Calanasan Road as entry while Ifugao 2nd DEO took the third place with its entry along Banaue-Hungduan Road.

DPWH IX Pamaskong Handog 2014

The Department of Public Works and Highways IX Rank and File employees headed by the Chief Administrative Officer Ms. Loida T. Bololato distribute gifts like foodstuff, toys, new clothing and personal and oral hygiene items to the less fortunate children of the Social Development Center in Sta. Catalina. The activity is part of the Community Extension Program of the Department to celebrate a more meaningful holiday season that is replicated in all regional offices nationwide.

Cagayan de Oro City Projects for 2015

Several infrastructure projects are lined up for implementation in the 2nd Congressional District of Cagayan de Oro City.

In his presentation of projects last January 6, 2015 at the Department of Public Works and Highways-Regional Office, Cagayan de Oro City 2nd Congressional District Representative Rufus Rodriguez has identified the Cagayan de Oro River Flood Risk Management Project (FRMP) as among the top priorities to make the city a flood-prone-free area.

DPWH to Continue EDSA Road Repair This Long Weekend

Motorists and the general public are pre-warned of the expected traffic build-up in some sections of the major thoroughfares in Metro Manila as the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) takes advantage of the long weekend to continue (with) its road improvement and maintenance works from 10 PM of January 31 (Friday) to 4AM of February 3, 2014 (Monday).

Per latest authority from the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), DPWH may continue with its repair activities on the following road sections along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA):

DPWH to Continue EDSA Road Repair This Long Weekend

Motorists and the general public are pre-warned of the expected traffic build-up in some sections of the major thoroughfares in Metro Manila as the Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) takes advantage of the long weekend to continue (with) its road improvement and maintenance works from 10 PM of January 31 (Friday) to 4AM of February 3, 2014 (Monday).

Per latest authority from the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), DPWH may continue with its repair activities on the following road sections along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA):

Contractor Waives Payment for Leyte Bunkhouse

A contractor of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) donated its two (2) completed bunkhouses with toilet and facilities in Barangay Tacuranga, Palo, Leyte.

Construction firm R.D. Interior Junior Construction who volunteered to work on the emergency construction of temporary shelters for “Yolanda” victims’ decided not to accept any payment for the completed project and instead took it as a social responsibility of the Tuguegarao City-based builder.

DPWH Re-Opens Bridge in Lanao del Norte

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has restored connectivity to coastal villages of Lanao del Norte as it opens today (January 27, 2014) the constructed Larapan temporary steel bridge, two (2) weeks after it was damaged by flashfloods caused by a low pressure area.

In her report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Northern Mindanao Regional Director Evelyn Barroso said that the Larapan detour bridge along Linamon-Zamboanga Road in Barangay Napo, Lanao Del Norte was opened this morning to vehicles not exceeding 20 tons.

DPWH Re-Opens Bridge in Lanao del Norte

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has restored connectivity to coastal villages of Lanao del Norte as it opens today (January 27, 2014) the constructed Larapan temporary steel bridge, two (2) weeks after it was damaged by flashfloods caused by a low pressure area.

In her report to DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Northern Mindanao Regional Director Evelyn Barroso said that the Larapan detour bridge along Linamon-Zamboanga Road in Barangay Napo, Lanao Del Norte was opened this morning to vehicles not exceeding 20 tons.

DPWH Resumes EDSA Re-Blocking Activities

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) National Capital Region Director (NCR) Reynaldo Tagudando have alerted all concerned District Engineering Offices (DEOs) to effect the latest authority received by the DPWH from the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to resume with its concrete re-blocking and road repair activities - covering five (5) road sections in Mandaluyong, Quezon and Caloocan City, from 10pm of January 24, 2014 (Friday) until 5:00am of January 27, 2014 (Monday).

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