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Bais City Bypass Road Project Now On Final Segment

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now set implement the third and final contract to complete a 1.76-kilometer bypass road project in the city of Bais, Negros Oriental.

According to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, Phase 2 of the ongoing 4-lane Bais Bypass Road Project was recently completed which makes 1.157-kilometer portion of the bypass road already serviceable from before Aglipay Street up to Quezon Street.

DE Oppura conducts project inspection of completed projects

To ensure that project implemented in the district conforms to its plans and program of works, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Leyte Second District Engineering Office, district engineer Leo Edward Oppura conducted on-site visit of completed projects.

Among these projects were the recently completed Manloy river flood control and the road concreting in Brgy. Tigbao both in Carigara, Leyte.

Access road to hidden Asaklat Cave in Quirino, Underway

Tourist spot Asaklat “Lakab” Cave will soon be recognized as one of the many hidden treasures of Quirino Province once the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completes the paving of a road going to the site located in the municipality of Nagtipunan.

“Nagtipunan is truly bestowed with vast natural resources, hence, one of the DOT-DPWH Convergence and Special Support Program (CSSP) objectives is to extend lifeline support and foster tourism industry”, said Secretary Mark A. Villar.

Access road to hidden Asaklat Cave in Quirino, Underway

Tourist spot Asaklat “Lakab” Cave will soon be recognized as one of the many hidden treasures of Quirino Province once the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completes the paving of a road going to the site located in the municipality of Nagtipunan.

“Nagtipunan is truly bestowed with vast natural resources, hence, one of the DOT-DPWH Convergence and Special Support Program (CSSP) objectives is to extend lifeline support and foster tourism industry”, said Secretary Mark A. Villar.

P40M River Control Project Completed in Sibuco, Zamboanga Del Norte

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a 426.30-meter river control structure in Barangays Malayal and Lintangan, Sibuco, Zamboanga Del Norte.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar reported that the completed structure along Camp Ofelia Easement in Barangay Lintangan side and along the concrete abutment of bridge in Barangay Malayal now protect residents and properties, as well as agricultural resources from major floods.

P40M River Control Project Completed in Sibuco, Zamboanga Del Norte

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a 426.30-meter river control structure in Barangays Malayal and Lintangan, Sibuco, Zamboanga Del Norte.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar reported that the completed structure along Camp Ofelia Easement in Barangay Lintangan side and along the concrete abutment of bridge in Barangay Malayal now protect residents and properties, as well as agricultural resources from major floods.

DPWH completes MLQU Quarantine Facility

Recognizing the need for additional quarantine facilities in the city of Manila, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was able to convert a COVID-19 isolation facility inside the Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) in Quiapo, Manila in the span of two (2) weeks.

DPWH Secretary and Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar said that the newly-completed MLQU facility was rushed to add 60 more bed units that will cater to the city’s COVID-19 cases.

DPWH completes MLQU Quarantine Facility

Recognizing the need for additional quarantine facilities in the city of Manila, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was able to convert a COVID-19 isolation facility inside the Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) in Quiapo, Manila in the span of two (2) weeks.

DPWH Secretary and Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar said that the newly-completed MLQU facility was rushed to add 60 more bed units that will cater to the city’s COVID-19 cases.

Villar Creates Task Force vs Graft and Corruption

In a bid to strengthen the government’s fight against corruption, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) created the Task Force Against Graft and Corruption (TAG) to probe allegations of widespread anomalies in the agency.

DPWH Secretary Mark Villar issued Department Order Number 101 forming a five-member committee that will investigate the corruption allegedly perpetrated by officials and/or employees of the Department which are based on valid complaints.

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