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DPWH reactivates motorist assistance centers for Peñafrancia festivities

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will reactivate a total of 11 Motorist Assistance Centers (MACs) in Bicol Region in anticipation of the influx of devotees for the feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga City, Camarines Sur.

DPWH Region V Director Virgilio C. Eduarte said DPWH District Engineering Offices (DEOs) in mainland provinces: Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon will deploy MACs along conspicuous spaces of national road to render 24/7 assistance to the Peñafrancia pilgrims from September 13 to 17, 2018.

DPWH reactivates motorist assistance centers for Peñafrancia festivities

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will reactivate a total of 11 Motorist Assistance Centers (MACs) in Bicol Region in anticipation of the influx of devotees for the feast of Our Lady of Peñafrancia in Naga City, Camarines Sur.

DPWH Region V Director Virgilio C. Eduarte said DPWH District Engineering Offices (DEOs) in mainland provinces: Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon will deploy MACs along conspicuous spaces of national road to render 24/7 assistance to the Peñafrancia pilgrims from September 13 to 17, 2018.

4-lane Tumagbok Bridge in southern Iloilo to open soon

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon fully open to motorists the newly-completed Tumagbok Bridge along Iloilo-Antique Road in Barangay Igtuba, Miagao town, Iloilo.

DPWH Region VI Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, Jr. said the widening and strengthening of Tumagbok Bridge which received an allocation of P200 million is now substantially completed with only remaining paving works on its approaches.

DPWH clears Batanes road from landslide due to ‘Habagat’; braces for Super Typhoon “Mangkhut”

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The motoring public is advised that as of 9:00 am Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the K0023+300 section of Basco-Mahatao-Ivana-Uyugan-Imnajbu Road is temporary closed to traffic due to landslide.

The Department of Public Works and Highways Batanes District Engineering Office (DEO) has deployed 11 maintenance personnel with pay loader, dump truck, and backhoe equipment to clear affected road section.

With clearing activities on-going, motorists may take Uyugan-Mahatao Interior Road as an alternative route.

4-lane Tumagbok Bridge in southern Iloilo to open soon

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon fully open to motorists the newly-completed Tumagbok Bridge along Iloilo-Antique Road in Barangay Igtuba, Miagao town, Iloilo.

DPWH Region VI Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, Jr. said the widening and strengthening of Tumagbok Bridge which received an allocation of P200 million is now substantially completed with only remaining paving works on its approaches.

DPWH completes 2 new classrooms in Eastern Samar coastal town

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Students of San Mateo Elementary School in Sulat, Eastern Samar will no longer attend classes in a makeshift classroom with the completion two (2) newly-constructed classrooms by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

DPWH-Eastern Samar District Engineer Manolo A. Rojas reported that the DPWH in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), has completed the 2-classroom school building with a total budget allotment of P2.7-million.

DPWH completes 2 new classrooms in Eastern Samar coastal town

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Students of San Mateo Elementary School in Sulat, Eastern Samar will no longer attend classes in a makeshift classroom with the completion two (2) newly-constructed classrooms by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

DPWH-Eastern Samar District Engineer Manolo A. Rojas reported that the DPWH in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), has completed the 2-classroom school building with a total budget allotment of P2.7-million.

DPWH prepares for Super Typhoon “Ompong”

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All Regional and District Engineering Offices of the Department of Public Works and Highways are now undertaking preparatory activities in an effort to mitigate possible damages of the looming Super Typhoon “Mangkhut” with local name“Ompong”.

As early as Tuesday, September 11, 2018, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar issued a memorandum directing the mobilization of DPWH Regional and District Disaster Response Teams nationwide for preparatory activities to ensure structural integrity of vital roads, bridges, and high rise public buildings.

DPWH-UP signs MOA on construction, renovation of 20 UP school facilities

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A total of P2.76-Billion worth of projects will be carried out by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in various campuses and facility of the state-run University of the Philippines (UP).

The implementation of 20 UP projects that cover construction and renovation of school building facilities, dormitories, public restrooms, gymnasium, a water impounding lagoons, road network, and an environmental research and outreach center will be covered under a memorandum of agreement between DPWH and UP.

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