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Candon City by-pass road, to boost economy in Ilocos Sur

Candon City By Pass Road project is envisioned to boost economic activities of Candon City by accelerating the economic interplay between the urban and rural areas within and outside the province of Ilocos Sur and neighboring provinces. Since the opening of the first phase of the project last February 11, 2017, the project is expected to decongest traffic along the section of the Manila North Road (MNR) that traverses Candon City.

DPWH Builds 3-in-1 Road in Bicol

Works are in progress for the Department of Public Works and Highways' construction of an alternative road with flood control facilities and health and fitness component in Legazpi City, Albay.

In his inspection, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar checked the progress of activities for the construction of 1.67 kilometer coastal road with joggers' lane and seawall including drainage facilities at Barangay Baybay, Legazpi City.

ROAD ADVISORY: DPWH-NCR re-opens Adriatico Bridge

DPWH-National Capital Region re-opens two (2) lanes of Adriatico Bridge (Adriatico box culvert) along Adriatico Street between Pablo Ocampo Street (old Vito Cruz) to Quirino Avenue. Built in 1985 with a span of 10 meters and 28 meters width, Adriatico Bridge over Estero de San Antonio Abad was earlier closed to traffic after an overloaded garbage truck damaged the culvert bridge on September 8.

Pre-feasibility study underway for Panay-Guimaras-Negros Bridge Project

Experts from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) Highway Consultants Co. Ltd. are currently drafting the Minutes of Discussions (MOD) for the Pre-feasibility study of proposed bridges that will link Panay, Guimaras, and Negros Island Region.

DPWH Region 6 Director Wenceslao M. Leaño Jr. said a recent meeting was held in Iloilo to discuss various details and concerns on the proposed Iloilo-Guimaras-Negros Bridge which feasibility study will be funded by the Chinese government.