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DPWH opens P324-M bridge in Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro

Motorists traveling to the southernmost part of Oriental Mindoro are now reaping the hundredfold benefits of a new permanent bridge built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

President Rodrigo R. Duterte and DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar recently led the formal opening of Lisap Bridge along Calapan South Road in Barangay Hagan in the town of Bongabong and considered to be one (1) of the longest bridge in the province of Oriental Mindoro with a length of 365 lineal meters and approaches of 175 lineal meters.

DPWH opens P324-M bridge in Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro

Motorists traveling to the southernmost part of Oriental Mindoro are now reaping the hundredfold benefits of a new permanent bridge built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

President Rodrigo R. Duterte and DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar recently led the formal opening of Lisap Bridge along Calapan South Road in Barangay Hagan in the town of Bongabong and considered to be one (1) of the longest bridge in the province of Oriental Mindoro with a length of 365 lineal meters and approaches of 175 lineal meters.

DPWH conducts Multi-Sector Governance Council 2018 1st Quarter Meeting

Taking off from last year’s Silver Trailblazer finish and passing the Proficiency Stage Revalida in flying colors, the DPWH-PGS under the chairmanship of Undersecretary Maria Catalina E. Cabral, convened the Multi-Sector Governance Council (MSGC) for its 1st quarter meeting for 2018. New member partner from the academe (Dr. Bernardo Villegas of the University of Asia and the Pacific) was welcomed together with past members (Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines, National Competitiveness Council – Philippines, Confederation of Filipino Consulting Organizations Inc.

DPWH 6 gears up for ISO 9001:2015

After being conferred the ISO 9001:2008 in 2006, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office VI is now preparing the requirements for its transition to ISO 9001:2015.

During the launching ceremony, Regional Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, Jr. said that ISO 9001:20015 focuses more on risk-based thinking.

“This requires us to determine, consider and take action to address any risks or opportunities that might impact our Quality Management System (QMS)’s ability to deliver conformance or which might impact customer satisfaction,” he added.

Construction to start on P230 million underpass road project in Lucena City

The Department of Public Works and Highways District Engineer Nestor I. Cleofas of Quezon II DEO led a groundbreaking ceremony for the new underpass road project along Daang Maharlika Highway, MSR Diversion road and Lucena-Tayabas-Mauban Port road on February 21, 2017.

The 490 meter long road project aims to primarily decongest the traffic in the Manila-Bicol route.

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