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DPWH gives P2M cash donation for Marawi Heroes’ Dependents

A total of P2.75 million cash donation from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was handed over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to aid dependents of Marawi siege heroes.

DPWH Senior Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut handed over the donation to DSWD Assistant Secretary Jose Antonio Hernandez in a ceremonial turn over held Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the DPWH Head Office in Port Area, Manila.

Operation Zero Pothole

The increasing number of road users maybe one of the many factors of a stressful traffic in the country, but a road condition is as much a big con-tributor unto the situation.

The Department of Public Works and Highways based on the directive of Secretary Mark Villar conducted oper-ation ZERO POTHOLE.

With no potholes on the road, this will avoid vehicles from slowing down, as well as to avoid untoward vehicular ac-cidents.

A trip to a Highway-Skyway Cabadbaran-Puting Bato-Lanuza Road Network

The Cabadbaran-Puting Bato-Lanuza Roadnetwork has been a piece by piece realization of a dream for the Manobo tribe living in this mountain range connecting the provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Sur.

An opening for a brighter future for the men, women and children belonging to the ethnic tribe who seemed to be skipped by development and progress that most have already enjoyed.

N.Bacalso Avenue - F. Llamas Avenue depressed structure

Cebu City will be a witness to the emergence of a depressed/underpass structure that will soon be constructed at the intersection of N. Bacalso and F. Llamas Avenues. The structure is intended to increase road capacity and maintain effective traffic flow along these roads. The project will be composed of two-lane underpass and two-lane service roads on both sides paved with asphalt mix on concrete pavement. The project has a length 0f 700 meters with 620 meters of underpass. It has a carriageway width of 7.30 m and a vertical clearance of 5.22 meters at its lowest point.

Villar: PH-Japan Partners in Key Flood Control Program

In the Third Philippines-Japan Joint Committee Meeting on Infrastructure Development and Economic Cooperation, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar highlighted the strategic partnership of the governments of Philippines and Japan in the implementation of key flood control projects, including the Paranaque Spillway (Tunnel) Project, the Cavite Industrial Area Flood Management Project and the Davao River Basin Flood Control Project.

VILLAR: PH-Japan to work on Bangsamoro Road Network Development Project, Davao City By-pass

In the Third Philippines-Japan Joint Committee Meeting on Infrastructure Development and Economic Cooperation, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar presented the Bangasmoro Road Network Development Project, an infrastructure project involving the improvement and construction of a 200 km road network covering 11 access roads and bridges connecting ARMM and other regions in Mindanao.

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