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Villar: DPWH busy for Holy Week road works

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will take advantage of the low volume of vehicles in Metro Manila during this Holy Week to undertake road improvement works.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that although light vehicular traffic is anticipated since most of the people are either staying in their homes or are on vacation in the provinces during this Lenten week, motorists and the general public are still advised to expect slowdown/build-up in some sections of major thoroughfares.

Situational Report on major roads and bridges

As of 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, all national roads and bridges in Ilocos Region are passable to all types of vehicles.

Two (2) road sections however are one (1) lane passable in Ilocos Sur due to on-going bridge and slope protection projects:

1) KM 380+100 of Manila North Road in Barangay Sulvec, Narvacan (Bridge reconstruction)
2) KM 356+800, KM 356+920 and KM 358+800 of Tagudin - Cervantes Road in Barangay Man-atong, Suyo (Slope protection project)

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DPWH mobilizes skeletal force in Southern Leyte for Holy Week

Motorists who will spend the Lenten season in Southern Leyte can expect 24-hour assistance along major roads as the Southern Leyte District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways reactivated its “Lakbay Alalay” program from April 10-17, 2017.

A skeletal force consisting of 16 personnel and mechanics from the District Office is deployed in six strategic areas along national roads to assist the riding public on emergency situations.

DPWH bares completion of P631-M Road Upgrading Project

The Quirino District Engineering Office of the Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office 02 has completed a high-impact road upgrading project amounting to P631, 827, 100 million pesos located along Junction Dumabato-Aurora Boundary in Cordon-Aurora Road.

The newly-improved secondary road network stretching to 38.88 kilometers has undergone major rehabilitation efforts which include concreting of unpaved gravel road sections and installation of drainage system and slope protection structures.

DPWH to Expedite work on Manila Flood-Control Project this Holy Week

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will take advantage of the Holy Week break to rush the construction works on a project that will minimize flooding around the vicinity of Manila City Hall.

DPWH-NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro said starting on Holy Wednesday, April 12, 2017, total road closure on the northbound direction of Bonifacio Drive corner P. Burgos Street in Port Area, Manila will be implemented for the installation of reinforced concrete box culvert (RCBC).

DPWH to Expedite work on Manila Flood-Control Project this Holy Week

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will take advantage of the Holy Week break to rush the construction works on a project that will minimize flooding around the vicinity of Manila City Hall.

DPWH-NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro said starting on Holy Wednesday, April 12, 2017, total road closure on the northbound direction of Bonifacio Drive corner P. Burgos Street in Port Area, Manila will be implemented for the installation of reinforced concrete box culvert (RCBC).

New Building Constructed at Guimaras State College

About 200 tertiary students of Guimaras State College (GSC) - Mosqueda Campus in Jordan, Guimaras will be given conducive learning environment at the newly constructed 2-storey academic building.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Guimaras District Engineering Office (DEO) has completed the construction of the school building that will be used by the College of Business Administration.

According to District Engineer Rolando P. Ubaldo, the building 27.0 meters by 9.5 meters at the GSC - Mosqueda Campus, consists four classrooms, a library and an office.

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