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Villar: 18 rainwater collectors installed in Biliran

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has put up 18 rainwater harvesting faciliites in various schools and government buildings of Biliran Province in an effort to conserve water resources.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, citing District Engineer David P. Adongay of DPWH Biliran District Engineering Office’s report, said that in the amount of P4.5 million, rainwater collector systems were installed to accumulate rainwater from the roof of buildings rather than letting it run off.

Road restoration works in Zamboanga Sibugay completed

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed its emergency maintenance works on several unpaved sections of the on-going road project in Zamboangay Sibugay Province.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that repair and restoration were conducted at the five (5) slippery and muddy sections of Lutiman-Guicam-Olutanga Road after this on-going road improvement project implemented by the DPWH Unified Project Management Office Roads Management Cluster 2 (UPMO-RMC 2) have been hit hard by heavy rainfall in the area.

Road restoration works in Zamboanga Sibugay completed

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed its emergency maintenance works on several unpaved sections of the on-going road project in Zamboangay Sibugay Province.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that repair and restoration were conducted at the five (5) slippery and muddy sections of Lutiman-Guicam-Olutanga Road after this on-going road improvement project implemented by the DPWH Unified Project Management Office Roads Management Cluster 2 (UPMO-RMC 2) have been hit hard by heavy rainfall in the area.

P4.36-B Bypass Road in La Union underway

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that travel time between Bauang to the surfing town of San Juan in the Province of La Union will soon be reduced by 50 percent.

We are constructing the Bauang - San Fernando - San Juan Bypass Road that will cut the one-hour travel from Bauang via Manila North Road to just thirty (30) minutes, said Secretary Villar.

The multi-year funded project started in 2018 involves the construction of a four lanes 22.19-kilometer bypass road including six (6) bridges with a total length of 1,281 lineal meters.

P4.36-B Bypass Road in La Union underway

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that travel time between Bauang to the surfing town of San Juan in the Province of La Union will soon be reduced by 50 percent.

We are constructing the Bauang - San Fernando - San Juan Bypass Road that will cut the one-hour travel from Bauang via Manila North Road to just thirty (30) minutes, said Secretary Villar.

The multi-year funded project started in 2018 involves the construction of a four lanes 22.19-kilometer bypass road including six (6) bridges with a total length of 1,281 lineal meters.

2 Multi-Purpose Buildings rehabilitated in Tuao, Cagayan

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) had completed the rehabilitation of two (2) multipurpose buildings in Tuao, Cagayan to serve as temporary refuge of residents during emergencies.

In his report to Secretary Mark A. Villar and Region 2 Director Loreta M. Malaluan, Cagayan Third District Engineer Danilo U. Tabilas said that the multipurpose buildings located in Barangays Bugnay and Villalaida were fast-tracked for completion to serve as evacuation area during onslaught of strong typhoons and other calamities.

2 Multi-Purpose Buildings rehabilitated in Tuao, Cagayan

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) had completed the rehabilitation of two (2) multipurpose buildings in Tuao, Cagayan to serve as temporary refuge of residents during emergencies.

In his report to Secretary Mark A. Villar and Region 2 Director Loreta M. Malaluan, Cagayan Third District Engineer Danilo U. Tabilas said that the multipurpose buildings located in Barangays Bugnay and Villalaida were fast-tracked for completion to serve as evacuation area during onslaught of strong typhoons and other calamities.

P50-Million DPWH multi-purpose gym in Cagayan halfway complete

The Department of Public Works and Highways reported an ongoing construction of a P50-million multi-purpose gymnasium inside its Cagayan 2nd District Engineering Office compound in Barangay Libertad, Abulug, Cagayan.

The civil works on the gymnasium is implemented by DPWH Cagayan 2nd DEO and has already reached 58 percent of actual construction accomplishment.

District Engineer Lorna Austen said that the gymnasium will be equipped with car parking lots, storage, locker room, and toilet facilities once completed.

DPWH completes flood control project in Benito Soliven, Isabela

Residents of Benito Soliven, Isabela now benefit from the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) recently completed flood control project along the section of Pinacanauan River.

DPWH Isabela 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) implemented the construction of the project which was completed in August 2020.

According to District Engineer Editha R. Babara of DPWH Isabela 3rd DEO, the flood control structure now directly safeguards residents of Barangays Maluno Norte, Maluno Sur, and nearby communities that rely on agriculture for their livelihood.

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