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DPWH Improves Road Access to the "Boracay of the North"

Tourists visiting Tondol Beach in Anda, Pangasinan will be surprised not only by the fine and long stretch of wide white sand beach but also by the paved roadway leading to the tourism destination.

Department of Public Works and Highways – Pangasinan 1st District Engineer Smile D. Fermin reported the completion of the P43 Million concrete paving of Poblacion-San Jose-Namagbagan-Imbo-Tondol Road leading to Tondol Beach located at the northern tip of Anda, Pangasinan.

DPWH Bicol's Outreach Program for Public Schools

“We should not limit ourselves to infrastructure concerns, let us also find ways to help the school populace,” said DPWH Region V Director Melvin B. Navarro.

Director Navarro, in his meeting with DPWH Region 5 officials directed the transfer without cost to public schools during the nationwide conduct of “Brigada Eskwela 2015”, computers that were earlier returned to Supply and Property Management Section of the regional office afte completing inventory and identifying those which are operational.

DPWH-NCR May 29-June 1 Road Repair Schedule

The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will undertake reblocking and road repair effective 10 PM of May 29, Friday to 5 AM of June 1, Monday on the following roads in the cities of Quezon, Pasig and Caloocan:

Quezon City

  1. Along Payatas Road from Visayas St. to Amlacville St. (1st lane, North bound); and
  2. Along Mindanao Avenue from Road 1 to Catleya St. (3rd lane, North bound).

 
Pasig City

DPWH-NCR May 29-June 1 Road Repair Schedule

The Department of Public Works and Highways-National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) will undertake reblocking and road repair effective 10 PM of May 29, Friday to 5 AM of June 1, Monday on the following roads in the cities of Quezon, Pasig and Caloocan:

Quezon City

  1. Along Payatas Road from Visayas St. to Amlacville St. (1st lane, North bound); and
  2. Along Mindanao Avenue from Road 1 to Catleya St. (3rd lane, North bound).

 
Pasig City

DPWH Addresses Classroom Shortage in Baclaran Elementary School

To address the growing population of students and classroom shortages, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), in coordination with the Department of Education and the local government unit of Parañaque City, pushed forth the construction of additional classrooms in Baclaran Elementary School – Central.

In parallel with the opening of school classes this June, a three-storey school building amounting to ₱ 6,531,789.71 is already underway and once completed, can accommodate an estimated number of 120-150 students.

Metro Pacific Offers P27.3 Billion Bid Premium for CALAX Project

MPCALA Holdings Inc. of infrastructure conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments Corporation offered the highest bid premium of P27.3 Billion for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Project, beating by P5.1 Billion the P22.2 Billion offer of San Miguel Holdings Corporation.

DPWH Private Partnership Project Special Bids and Awards Committee (SBAC) Chairman Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut described the premium offer of MPCALA Holdings as best deal for the government considering that the minimum bid for CALAX was at P20.1 Billion.

Bidders' Financial Offer for CALAX Project Opened

DPWH Special Bids and Awards (SBAC) Committee for PPP Project Chairman Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut and Undersecretary Cosette V. Canilao of PPP Center reveal on-screen the financial offer of MPCALA Holdings and San Miguel Holdings Corp. for the 45 kilometer-Cavite Laguna (CALA) Expressway Project. MPCALA Holdings submitted P27.3 Billion premium bid while San Miguel Holdings Corp. submitted P22.2 Billion.

DPWH Provides School Supplies to Students in Quezon

In line with the school opening in June, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Quezon IV District Engineering Office distributed school supplies to students of Villa Hermosa Elementary School in Lopez, Quezon on May 21.

The school supplies distributed to 100 students from Grades 1-3 consisted of a backpack, notebooks, pencils, eraser, ruler and scissor. These were personally given to the students who also came with their parents or guardians.

Lead by OIC-District Engineer Rody A. Angulo, the activity was part of DPWH’s outreach program to help the community.

DPWH Upgrades Vallehermoso-Canlaon City-La Castellana Road

The Department of Public Works and Highways in Region VI has completed the upgrading of Vallehermoso-Canlaon City-La Castellana Road, under the jurisdiction of Negros Occidental Second District Engineering Office.

A total of P554.261 Million funded by the Regional Office and Negros Occidental Second District Engineering Office, has been poured out in upgrading the whole road network, which involved the rehabilitation and upgrading of damaged pavement.

DPWH Begins Lopez Bypass Road Construction in Quezon

The Department of Public Works and Highways has begun the construction of the Lopez Bypass Road Project in Lopez, Quezon, which is expected to help ease traffic and spur economic growth in the area.

The groundbreaking ceremony was held May 23 and the project is expected to be completed within 480 days. The road construction which covers 8,657 meters is anticipated to improve the living standards of the population near the area and at the same time, fast-track the delivery of government and private-led services due to improved access and reduced travel time.

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