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Millennium Road Closing Event

The Provinces of Western and Eastern Samar is now connected by a 222-kilometer all weather concrete paved road with 62 permanent bridges traversing a total of 15 municipalities made possible through a grant given by the people of the United States of America to the Philippines through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) under the terms of a compact signed between the two (2) countries in 2010. In photo with (seated center) U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg during the closing ceremony in Borongan City are DPWH Undersecretary Emil K.

Weekend Repair of 3 Roads in Quezon City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake reblocking and repair at Quezon City’s three (3) major roads of Commonwealth, Mindanao and Congressional Avenues beginning 10 PM Friday, May 27, 2016.

In an advisory by the DPWH National Capital Region, motorists will experience lane reduction with the repair of 2nd lane from island along southbound direction of Commonwealth Avenue between Commonwealth Market to West Riverside overpass.

Weekend Repair of 3 Roads in Quezon City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake reblocking and repair at Quezon City’s three (3) major roads of Commonwealth, Mindanao and Congressional Avenues beginning 10 PM Friday, May 27, 2016.

In an advisory by the DPWH National Capital Region, motorists will experience lane reduction with the repair of 2nd lane from island along southbound direction of Commonwealth Avenue between Commonwealth Market to West Riverside overpass.

Substantial School Bldg Projects Accomplishments Eyed

The Department of Public Works and Highways Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (DPWH-SLDEO) is eyeing a substantial accomplishment in their school building construction in time for the opening of new academic year on June 13, 2016.

Out of 53 school building projects in different sites in the province, 13 have been completed and 37 are still ongoing as of this week.

Four projects have been suspended due to redesign of foundation up for review by the Bureau of Design. Before, it failed the soil bearing capacity test conducted.

Road Right of Way Clearing Gains Ground in Southern Leyte

About 212 structures have been removed from road sides along major thoroughfares in Southern Leyte as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) steps up drive to recover the road right of way.

Of the 212 structures removed, 100 of these were along Junction Himayangan-Silago-Abuyog Boundary Road, 74 in Boundary Southern Leyte-Maasin-Macrohon-Sogod Daang Maharlika, 16 in Liloan-San Ricardo Road, eight in DaangMaharlika, seven in Bato-Bontoc Road, and six in Abuyog-Silago Road.

Farm-to-Market Road Benefits Coco Planters in Agusan del Norte

A newly paved farm-to-market road (FMR) in Brgy Poblacion, Carmen, Agusan del Norte, constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), is now benefiting hundreds of coconut planters, easing the transport of the crop and rendering additional income.

“Coconut farmers can already transport their products easily to any points of Agusan del Norte and even to other neighboring provinces with our upgrading of Kabayawa-Pintoloca farm-to-market road,” said District Engineer Nicolas O. Alameda.

DPWH Improves Tourism Road in Batangas

Tourists and beach-goers experienced a smoother and better travel time from the national road to various resorts in Lemery, Batangas this summer season due to an improved access road.

The Php 18.4 million road improvement project in Brgy. Nonong Casto, Lemery, Batangas was implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways – Batangas I District Engineering Office in cooperation with the Department of Tourism and the Batangas Province LGU.

Singson Warns Vs Influence-Peddlers

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson warned DPWH officials and contractors against those making calls and sending messages to inform that they are well-connected with the incoming new administration.

Name-droppers and influence peddlers are expected to operate especially during the transition period, said Secretary Singson

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