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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).

DPWH 11 Engineer Lauded

For exemplary performance and contribution to the province of Davao del Norte DPWH-11 District Engineer Fernando S. Ongkingco Jr. was commended by the League of Municipalities and Cities of the Philippines, Davao del Norte Chapter on July 19, 2013.

DPWH Sends Equipment and Personnel on Roads Affected by L.P.A. & "Agaton"

Technical personnel of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Region 8 are now undertaking survey works for the rehabilitation plan at the landslide affected section of Daang Maharlika in Southern Leyte.

DPWH Region 8 reported that vehicular traffic flow are presently diverted at Tacloban-Baybay South Road-Maasin Route and Bato-Bontoc Road following the occurrence of major landslides and road cut at the Boundary Mahaplag-Sogod-Libagon-Liloan Road of the Daang Maharlika because of heavy rains due to low pressure area (LPA) and Typhoon “Agaton”.

DPWH-2 Gears up for 2014

The Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office 02 headed by Director Melvin B. Navaro led the 1st Regional Staff Conference last January 16, 2014 held at the DPWH R02 onference hall.

The meeting was attended by Division Chiefs and District Engineers together with their accounting staff.

Latest policy direction from the Honorable Chiefs and District Engineers together with their accounting staff.

U.S. Ambassador Visits DPWH

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson warmly receives U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg during a courtesy visit at the DPWH Central Office. Goldberg echoed the position of the United States of America to assist Philippine government in its program to build disaster resilient community under the long term rehabilitation plan as Secretary Singson expressed appreciation to the American people for immediately assisting areas devastated by Typhoon “Yolanda” in Eastern Visayas.

Northern Mindanao Travel Advisory

Larapan Bridge connecting Kauswagan and Linamon towns in Lanao del Norte has not been restored yet making it impassable until today (January 16, 2014). The Larapan Bridge at Brgy. Napo, Lanao del Norte collapsed when hit at about 8:30 p.m. by rampaging flood waters last January 13, 2014. DPWH Region 10 Director Evelyn Barroso ordered the immediate construction of temporary bridge using bailey panels which started yesterday and will be completed within seven (7) days. The bridge which is targeted to be opened to traffic on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 will be opened for light vehicles only.

Northern Mindanao Travel Advisory

Larapan Bridge connecting Kauswagan and Linamon towns in Lanao del Norte has not been restored yet making it impassable until today (January 16, 2014). The Larapan Bridge at Brgy. Napo, Lanao del Norte collapsed when hit at about 8:30 p.m. by rampaging flood waters last January 13, 2014. DPWH Region 10 Director Evelyn Barroso ordered the immediate construction of temporary bridge using bailey panels which started yesterday and will be completed within seven (7) days. The bridge which is targeted to be opened to traffic on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 will be opened for light vehicles only.

DPWH to Use DOST's/UPs Project "NOAH" and "DREAM" Data Sets for Planning

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will partner with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the University of the Philippines (UP) Training Center for Applied Geodesy and Photogrammetry in its infrastructure planning for roads, bridges and flood control projects.

DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, in a seminar held at the DPWH Head Office conducted by DOST, UP, and Office of the Civil Defense, has directed the usage of the latest technologies as tools for planning infrastructure projects to ensure their resiliency and structural integrity.

Bridges in Davao Oriental Damaged by Mindanao Flooding

Sudden rise of river water level caused by heavy rains has affected several bridges mostly in Davao Oriental.

DPWH Region 11 Director Mariano L. Alquiza said that a total of nine (9) bridges were affected in Southern Mindanao (Davao Region) with six (6) of them not passable as strong current of floodwater damaged bridge structure.

Eight of the affected bridges are located in Davao Oriental, seven (7) of which are located at Surigao Sur-Davao Coastal Road and one (1) in Tibanban-Lavigan Road.

Bridges in Davao Oriental Damaged by Mindanao Flooding

Sudden rise of river water level caused by heavy rains has affected several bridges mostly in Davao Oriental.

DPWH Region 11 Director Mariano L. Alquiza said that a total of nine (9) bridges were affected in Southern Mindanao (Davao Region) with six (6) of them not passable as strong current of floodwater damaged bridge structure.

Eight of the affected bridges are located in Davao Oriental, seven (7) of which are located at Surigao Sur-Davao Coastal Road and one (1) in Tibanban-Lavigan Road.

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