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Improved Road to Bring More Tourists in Misamis Occidental's Highland Park

The tourism industry in Tangub City, Misamis Occidental is seen to get a boost with the newly paved road leading to its scenic Hoyoyoy Highland Botanical Garden.

Deparment of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 10 Director Evelyn T. Barroso said a total of P53.4 million was spent for the concreting with grouted riprap lined canal of Sta. Maria Hoyohoy Road.

DPWH-Western Visayas Gets Additional Equipment for Disaster Response Operations

Several homeowners, business operators and their representatives along General Luna Street sat for a dialogue with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), the Iloilo City Engineering Office and the Iloilo-Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC) at the Iloilo City Hall Multi-Purpose Hall, November 8, 2016 concerning the implementation of the proposed Esplanade 4 and 6.

DPWH-Western Visayas Gets Additional Equipment for Disaster Response Operations

Twelve (12) new equipment to be used for disaster response activities in Western Visayas were recently turned over to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 6 by DPWH Bureau of Equipment.

The new equipment transferred to the custody of the DPWH Region 6 Equipment Management Division headed by its chief, Engr. Ronnie C. Catuiran, are the following: one (1) unit of road milling machine with accessories; five (5) units of dump truck; four (4) units chain saw; one (1) unit power light tower with generator; and one (1) unit amphibious.

COSH Training Wrapped

The closing for the last batch of the Construction Safety and Health (COSH) Training in the Regional Office X was hgeld last November 11, 2016.

A total of 48 DPWH personnel and 5 private contractors attended the Training and conducted a site inspection at the ongoing Balulang-Macasandig Bridge and Approaches on the last day where they were divided into groups and given an hour to check the equipment, practices and workers on site.

DPWH-XI to Construct 10 Bypass Roads in Davao City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 11 will construct ten (10) bypass roads that are intended to ease heavy traffic now being experienced in Davao City.

According to Dean I. Ortiz, DPWH-XI Regional Public Affairs and Information Officer, these priority projects in Davao for 2017 are products of close coordination between the local government unit (LGU) and the DPWH.

Smoke-Free Campaign

Department of Public Works and Highways Camarines Norte District Engineering Office (DPWH-CNDEO) relaunched its “No To Tobacco Industry Interface” campaign this year in its endeavor to bag the Red Orchids Awards of the Department of Health (DOH).

DPWH-ITDEO Turns Over First-Ever Footbridge With Lifts to LGU Cauayan

Department of Public Works and Highways Isabela 3rd District Engineering Office (DPWH-ITDEO) writes history as it turns over a footbridge with lifts – first of its kind in the region- to the Local Government Unit of Cauayan City on October 11, 2016.

District Engineer Editha R. Babaran together with the Section Chiefs of DPWH-ITDEO spearheaded the activity to which Mayor Bernard Faustino M. Dy gladly accepted the project.