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DPWH, Iloilo First DEO Conducts Pre-Construction Conference

The Department of Public Works and Highways, Iloilo First District Engineering Office conducted several Pre-construction activities of various projects to be implemented in the southern part of Iloilo province.

Congressman Richard Garin of Iloilo First Legislative District was invited to give insights and discuss his concerns regarding various projects to be implemented in the district.

DPWH Employs Coconet Bio-Engineering in Infra Projects

The Department of Public Works and Highways, Iloilo First District Engineering Office, in convergence with the West Visayas State University-University Extension Program, is now using the Coconet Bio-engineering products in some of the infrastructure projects.

Currently, Coconet is being used by DPWH, in compliance with Department Order No 6, series of 2012, or the DPWH Standard Generic Specification for Coconet Bio-Engineering Solutions.

DPWH Groundbreaks Various Infra Projects in Southern Iloilo

The ground-breaking ceremony of various infrastructure projects in the southern part of Iloilo province was conducted by the Department of Public Works and Highways, Iloilo First District Engineering Office.

The groundbreaking was spearheaded by District Engineer Cecil C. Caligan, along with local chief executives of municipalities where certain project is to be implemented.

Local Road in Calauag Completed

A 564 lineal meter portion of the Kapaluhan-Tibansak-Vinas-Tiniguiban-Villa San Isidro Road in Calauag, Quezon included in the DPWH Local Infrastructure Program was completed on December 2, 2014.

This P5 million worth project was implemented by Quezon IV District Engineering Office under contract with Philworks Construction and Supply.

OIC-District Engineer Rody A. Angulo said that at least ten (10) barangays will benefit from this road improvement project. The road will facilitate better trading and commerce to pave way for grant of local economy.

DPWH, Iloilo 1st DEO to Improve Access Roads Leading to Declared Tourism Destinations

The Department of Public Works and Highways, Iloilo First District Engineering Office, under the leadership of District Engineer Cecil C. Caligan, is currently implementing the construction/rehabilitation of various roads leading to declared tourism destinations in the southern portion of Iloilo.

Said roads to be improved are: Tubungan-Igtuble-San Remigio Road, which leads to Tourism and Agri-Center in Tubungan, Iloilo; and Igbaras-Passi-Igcabugao-Igbolo Road, which leads to Igcabugao Cave in Miagao, Iloilo.

DPWH Completes More Tourism Roads in Southern Tagalog Region

The Department of Public Works and Highways supports the government tourism program with the construction and improvement of roads to attractive destinations in Southern Tagalog Region.

In his report to Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region IV-A Director Samson L. Hebra said that the upgrading of Taal Lake Circumferential Road in Agoncillo, Batangas and several other projects under the Convergence Program of the DPWH with the Department of Tourism (DOT) were completed.

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