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DPWH Installs Rainwater Collection Systems in Southern Leyte

DPWH Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (SLDEO) Chief Ma. Margarita C. Junia announces the installation of PHP3.28 million combined worth of several rainwater facilities in 23 sites to help address water shortage concerns within the area.

Recipient schools, public markets and other government facilities in Southern Leyte will receive a rainwater harvesting unit costing P 70,000 which can collect and store up to 1,200 liters of rainwater from the roof, groundwater catchment or multi-purpose pavement for eventual use during dry season.

Travel Advisory: Bridge Closure in Batangas, Camarines Sur and Pangasinan

Three (3) bridges in Batangas, Camarines Sur and Pangasinan are closed to vehicular traffic due to on-going construction activities.

The Lapu-Lapu Bridge along San Jose-Ibaan Provincial Road in Brgy. Lapu-Lapu, Ibaan, Batangas was closed to vehicular from May 4, 2015 to November 16, 2015 to give way to on-going construction/replacement works.

Appropriate warnings including directional signs for detour roads are installed to guide motorists and commuters.

In Pili, Camarines Sur, San Jose Bridge was closed to vehicular traffic from May 14 to May 30, 2015.

Multi-Million Sports Complex Rehab On-going

The Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office IX is undertaking the P 187-million major rehabilitation project of the Joaquin F. Enriquez Memorial Sports Complex – an open field stadium located in R.T. Lim Boulevard in Zamboanga City.

Named after the city’s former mayor, the sports complex renovation works commenced on April this year and is expected to be completed in 276 calendar days or less than ten months.

Roads Prepared for Manggahan Festival

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Guimaras District Engineering Office (DEO) is ready for the anticipated volume of motorists that will flock the province in the upcoming Manggahan Festival, which will run from May 11-22, 2016, despite the various on-going road rehabilitation/widening projects.

District Engineer Rolando P. Ubaldo said instruction was already disseminated to all field personnel and contractors of the District to observe extreme caution in the execution of road constructions, rehabilitations and improvement works.

DPWH Southern Leyte Conducts Post-Election Removal of Campaign Materials

The Department of Public Works and Highways Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (DPWH-SLDEO) has started the removal of campaign materials placed on roadsides as part of their year-round road safety drive.

The post-election cleanup along the 299-kilometer stretch of national highway in the province has started on Thursday and will be done on Tuesday next week.

District Engineer Ma. Margarita C. Junia said maintenance personnel have been deployed to remove posters and tarpaulins that were left on roadsides by the candidates and their supporters.