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Bypass Road Projects to Reduce Travel Time To Bislig, Surigao Del Sur

Two (2) major bypass road projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are in full blast to ease the living condition of residents in Bislig town, Surigao del Sur.

“Once completed, motorists no longer have to pass through the long and winding Surigao-Davao-Coastal Road (SDCR), thereby cutting travel time from approximately an hour to only 30 minutes”, said Secretary Mark A. Villar.

DPWH Improves Alternate Route in Bukidnon

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the Department has recently completed the widening of a section of Kapalong-Talaingod-Valencia Road in the town of San Fernando, Bukidnon.

“Since the Kapalong-Talaingod-Valencia road connects the province of Bukidnon and Davao del Norte, these extra lanes added will definitely cater to the increasing number of vehicles traversing the section and at the same time, improve traffic safety,” said Secretary Villar.

DPWH Improves Alternate Route in Bukidnon

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the Department has recently completed the widening of a section of Kapalong-Talaingod-Valencia Road in the town of San Fernando, Bukidnon.

“Since the Kapalong-Talaingod-Valencia road connects the province of Bukidnon and Davao del Norte, these extra lanes added will definitely cater to the increasing number of vehicles traversing the section and at the same time, improve traffic safety,” said Secretary Villar.

Zamboanga Sibugay Farmers Benefit from New Farm-To-Market Road

Residents, mostly farmers of Barangay Basalem in the town of Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay are now utilizing a better, farm-to-market road (FMR) recently paved by the Department of Public Works and Higwhays (DPWH).

In her report to Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao D. Dia said that the newly-built FMR constructed in 90 days is now helping farmers who used to transport their agricultural products in a bumpy unpaved road

Zamboanga Sibugay Farmers Benefit from New Farm-To-Market Road

Residents, mostly farmers of Barangay Basalem in the town of Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay are now utilizing a better, farm-to-market road (FMR) recently paved by the Department of Public Works and Higwhays (DPWH).

In her report to Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao D. Dia said that the newly-built FMR constructed in 90 days is now helping farmers who used to transport their agricultural products in a bumpy unpaved road

Widened Lictinon Bridge Provides Better Inter-Municipal Connection in Iloilo

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has provided better accessibility among Iloilo towns after the widening of Lictinon Bridge along the Barotac Viejo-San Rafael Road in Iloilo.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the widened 26-linear-meter Lictinon complements the existing 4-lane Barotac Viejo-San Rafael Road and now caters more motorists allowing for a better land travel within San Rafael and nearby towns.

Widened Lictinon Bridge Provides Better Inter-Municipal Connection in Iloilo

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has provided better accessibility among Iloilo towns after the widening of Lictinon Bridge along the Barotac Viejo-San Rafael Road in Iloilo.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the widened 26-linear-meter Lictinon complements the existing 4-lane Barotac Viejo-San Rafael Road and now caters more motorists allowing for a better land travel within San Rafael and nearby towns.

Multipurpose Buildings Benefit Indigenous People in Bukidnon

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed two (2) multi-purpose buildings that now serve indigenous people in the province of Bukidnon.

In a report to Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH Region 10 Director Zenaida Tan said that the buildings located in the Municipalities of Impasug-ong and Kitaotao can now be used as venue for learning, meetings and activities, as well as temporary shelter for transients.

Multipurpose Buildings Benefit Indigenous People in Bukidnon

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed two (2) multi-purpose buildings that now serve indigenous people in the province of Bukidnon.

In a report to Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH Region 10 Director Zenaida Tan said that the buildings located in the Municipalities of Impasug-ong and Kitaotao can now be used as venue for learning, meetings and activities, as well as temporary shelter for transients.

2 Road Sections in Caraga closed due to Auring

As of Monday, February 22, 2021, two (2) national road sections in Region 13 are impassable due to scoured bridge slope protection and road slip brought by Tropical Storm Auring.

Citing a report from the Department of Public Works and Highways Bureau of Maintenance, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that one (1) of the affected sections is theSurigao-Davao Coastal Road, K1362+689 Hubo Bridge in San Agustin, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur which has a scoured slope protection.

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