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Works in Progress at Sariaya Bypass Road

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to complete the first segment of the 7.4-kilometer Sariaya Bypass Road Project that aims to divert traffic along the busy Manila South Road in the province of Quezon.

“With the current pace of implementation, we can possibly finish in the next few months the segment from Junction Manila South Road Daang Maharlika to Morong Bridge costing P181 Million,” said DPWH Region 4-A Director Samson L. Hebra.

Partial closure of N. Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is advising motorists that Natalio B. Bacalso (N. Bacalso) Avenue in Cebu City will be partly closed to traffic starting Tuesday, August 8, 2017, to make way for an the underpass project.

DPWH Region 7 Director Ador G. Canlas said an underpass will be built along the road, near Francisco Llamas (F. Llamas) Street.

While DPWH implements the project, Director Canlas advises motorists to take alternative routes. Buses and other heavy vehicles may opt to take South Road Properties (SRP) Coastal Road.

DPWH to build 70 restrooms along national road of Region 8

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has allocated a total of P49 million to construct 70 public toilets along national and nautical highways in Eastern Visayas.

This was disclosed by DPWH Region 08 Director Edgar B. Tabacon who said the project came after an inspection earlier this year that key identify infrastructure development program leading to seaports.

Camarines Norte DEO gets DOH’s Red Orchids Award nomination

The Department of Public Works and Highways – Camarines Norte District Engineering Office (DPWH-CNDEO) is among the nominees of this year’s Red Orchids Award, a special recognition being given by the Department of Health (DOH) to smoke-free government establishments.

The CNDEO, known for its devoted participation with the DOH’s advocacy program for the protection of the establishment against Tobacco Industry interference and has been a recipient of Red Orchids Award in Region 5 for two years, is now nominated on a national level.

DPWH turns over 300 shirts to PWDs in Ormoc City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Fourth District Engineering Office (LFDEO) handed over more than three hundred (300) royal blue T-shirts to the City Social Welfare and Development Office Persons with Disability in Ormoc City last July 24, 2017.

This is part of the Department’s support to the celebration of the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week from July 24-31, 2017 with a theme “Karapatan at Pribilehiyo ng Maykapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban.”

DPWH turns over 300 shirts to PWDs in Ormoc City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Fourth District Engineering Office (LFDEO) handed over more than three hundred (300) royal blue T-shirts to the City Social Welfare and Development Office Persons with Disability in Ormoc City last July 24, 2017.

This is part of the Department’s support to the celebration of the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week from July 24-31, 2017 with a theme “Karapatan at Pribilehiyo ng Maykapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban.”

DPWH upgrades equipment for planning, surveying in Southern Leyte

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (SLDEO) will see improvement in its planning and surveying capabilities with newly procured equipment worth ₱2.4 million.

SLDEO is now equipped with a Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation that enhances precision of position data for distances up to 10 to 20 kilometers; an echo sounder that determines the depth of water by transmitting pulses into the water; and a site-meter distance that provides for the exact distance.

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