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JR Borja Bridge Formally Opens

The 6th bridge in Cagayan de Oro linking the busy streets of Max Suniel and JR Borja, Burgos was formally opened to vehicular traffic on February 6, 2015.

Inaugural ceremony for the JR Borja Bridge and Approaches started with the unveiling of the project marker followed by the ribbon cutting and ceremonial drive thru. The bridge was also blessed by Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma and Rev. Fr. Perseus P. Cabunoc.

DPWH Finance Director

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH() Secretary Rogelio L. Singson administers the oath of office of Ms. Marichu A. Palafox as Director of the DPWH Financial Management Service. The Financial Management Service provides services relating to financial systems and procedures, budget, cash, accounting and financial housekeeping of the Department. Joining Ms. Palafox in the ceremony are her husband Constante and daughters Nicole, Jessica and Francesca.

DPWH Limits Passing of Vehicles at Subec Detour Bridge in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte

The Department of Public Works and Highways-Ilocos Norte 1st District Engineering Office advised motorists and the travelling public of the on-going construction/widening of Subec Bridge along Manila North Road in Barangay Subec, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte.

A detour bridge was constructed with load of passing trucks/vehicles strictly limited to 15 tons.

Saudi Government to Help in Zamboanga Reconstruction Program

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) expressed commitment in financing rehabilitation, reconstruction and community development projects in Zamboanga City.

Saudi Arabia's plan to help fund Philippines’ program to rebuild and improve Zamboanga City damaged by September 2013 siege between government troops and the Moro National Liberation Front gains headway as Director General Hasan M. Alattas of the SFD Technical Department has informed the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of the availability of grant amounting 5 Million US dollar.

Saudi Government to Help in Zamboanga Reconstruction Program

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) expressed commitment in financing rehabilitation, reconstruction and community development projects in Zamboanga City.

Saudi Arabia's plan to help fund Philippines’ program to rebuild and improve Zamboanga City damaged by September 2013 siege between government troops and the Moro National Liberation Front gains headway as Director General Hasan M. Alattas of the SFD Technical Department has informed the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of the availability of grant amounting 5 Million US dollar.

DSWD Honors DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 5 was commended by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the invaluable contribution to the best interest of the service during the disaster operations in Region 8 and for its unrelenting support to DSWD’s social protection programs.

DPWH Region 5 Operation Tulong to Region 8 Team Leader Elmer R. Redrico received the award during the 63rd DSWD Anniversary celebration held at La Roca Veranda Suites and Restaurant, Legazpi City on February 25, 2014.

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