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DPWH Paves Road Leading to Famous Diving Spot in Masbate

After decades of muddy road, a project recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) now ensures safe and convenient travel for locals and tourists to a famous diving spot in Masbate.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the project by DPWH Masbate 1st District Engineering Office involves the concreting of a two-lane junction national road to Sitio Tacdugan in Barangay Baahanglad, San Jacinto, Masbate.

DPWH Paves Road Leading to Famous Diving Spot in Masbate

After decades of muddy road, a project recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) now ensures safe and convenient travel for locals and tourists to a famous diving spot in Masbate.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the project by DPWH Masbate 1st District Engineering Office involves the concreting of a two-lane junction national road to Sitio Tacdugan in Barangay Baahanglad, San Jacinto, Masbate.

DPWH Bicol Gets Additional Equipment for Calamity Response

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office in Bicol has received new heavy equipment to intensify its disaster response operations.
 
A 16-meter reach amphibious excavator and three (3) units of 10-cubic meter capacity dump trucks were recently turned-over in Bicol by the DPWH Bureau of Equipment (BOE).
 
Last June, two (2) units wheeled excavators, one (1) amphibious excavator, one (1) tractor head with low bed trailer, one (1) truck mounted crane, and three (3) service pick-ups were also delivered.
 

DPWH rushes completion of Villamor Air Base Quarantine Facility, 2 other facilities in Pasay City

A 72-bed capacity COVID-19 quarantine facility at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City is being fast-tracked for completion by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the conversion of 18 container vans into 72-unit room isolation facility is ongoing as part of the 23 additional facilities being implemented by DPWH to augment COVID-19 bed capacity in Metro Manila.

“As of now, 15 container vans were delivered on site and we have accomplished 45 percent of the project,” said Secretary Villar.

Villar: Sorsogon City Coastal Road Is Now Open

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that a new coastal road is now open from Rompeolas or the Sorsogon City’s baywalk up to Barangay Balogo, providing road travellers a pleasant view of the Sorsogon’s coastline.

Secretary Villar said that the four-lane Sorsogon City Coastal Road with a total length of 5.52 kilometer may be considered among the grandest “Build, Build, Build” projects in Bicol Region undertaken by DPWH Regional Office 5 and Sorsogon First District Engineering Office.

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