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Offsite Hospital For Severe Covid Patients Turned Over By DPWH To Lung Center

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) turned-over to the Lung Center of the Philippines an additional modular hospital that will be used to augment the existing COVID-19 isolation facilities of the center.

DPWH Secretary and Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar said that the newly-completed isolation facility in Quezon City is intended for moderate to severe cases.

“We will continue to push for the completion of more health facilities nationwide although we are seeing a drop in COVID-19 cases recently,” said Secretary Villar.

DPWH paves 3.69-km access road to Zamboanga Sibugay’s Silupa Beach

More travelers will soon visit a booming beach attraction in the municipality of Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay with the recent completion of improvement works along NRJ-Bawang Provincial Road.

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar said that newly-completed 3.69-kilometer portion of NRJ-Bawang Provincial Road in Barangay Bawang, Buug Town is the gateway to Silupa Beach in the municipality of Malangas.

DPWH paves 3.69-km access road to Zamboanga Sibugay’s Silupa Beach

More travelers will soon visit a booming beach attraction in the municipality of Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay with the recent completion of improvement works along NRJ-Bawang Provincial Road.

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar said that newly-completed 3.69-kilometer portion of NRJ-Bawang Provincial Road in Barangay Bawang, Buug Town is the gateway to Silupa Beach in the municipality of Malangas.

2 road projects to boost agri-business, agri-ecotourism development in Cagayan

Two (2) road projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Province of Cagayan are expected to give boost to agri-business and agri-ecotourism industries.

Secretary Mark A. Villar identified these two (2) road projects in the towns of Abulug and Piat, costing P17.5 million in total, funded through DPWH’s Convergence and Special Support Program for fiscal year 2019 and 2020 respectively.

2 road projects to boost agri-business, agri-ecotourism development in Cagayan

Two (2) road projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Province of Cagayan are expected to give boost to agri-business and agri-ecotourism industries.

Secretary Mark A. Villar identified these two (2) road projects in the towns of Abulug and Piat, costing P17.5 million in total, funded through DPWH’s Convergence and Special Support Program for fiscal year 2019 and 2020 respectively.

DPWH: Alicia-Malangas Road Project in Zamboanga Sibugay Now 36.6% Complete

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is making significant progress on the ongoing Alicia-Malangas Road Project despite the intermittent weather condition in Zamboanga Sibugay in the last few months.

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the 24.10-kilometer road project with eight (8) bridge components is now 36.6 percent accomplished.

Even that the rainy season has affected construction activities, we have made significant progress on the project with positive 7.38 slippage, said Secretary Villar.

DPWH: Alicia-Malangas Road Project in Zamboanga Sibugay Now 36.6% Complete

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is making significant progress on the ongoing Alicia-Malangas Road Project despite the intermittent weather condition in Zamboanga Sibugay in the last few months.

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the 24.10-kilometer road project with eight (8) bridge components is now 36.6 percent accomplished.

Even that the rainy season has affected construction activities, we have made significant progress on the project with positive 7.38 slippage, said Secretary Villar.

“Tonyo” floods 2 overflow bridges in Cagayan Valley Region; 3 roads in Luzon still closed due to previous weather disturbances

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar advised motorists that the Abusag Overflow Bridge at K543+382, Baybayog- Baggao-Dalin-Sta. Margarita Road in Cagayan and the Cabagan-Isabela Overflow Bridge in Cabagan, Sta. Maria, Isabela are currently flooded and impassable due to overflow of river brought about by Tropical Depression “Tonyo”.

Secretary Villar said that maintenance crew were already deployed along affected sections and warning signs were installed to guide the general public.

DPWH Goes Livestream Of Bidding, On Line Procurement

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that the public will be able to witness bidding activities via online streaming of DPWH procurement processes.

Secretary Villar ordered to broadcast DPWH procurement process on livestream via social media platform or thru official website in order to avoid irregularities, whenever the relevant committee is required to convene or meet.

DPWH Ramps Up Construction of 2 Road Projects in Zamboanga City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has ramped up implementation of two (2) road construction projects in Zamboanga City.

Secretary Mark A. Villar identified the two (2) priority projects of DPWH Zamboanga City District Engineering Office (DEO) as the P30.45-million road widening along Governor Camins Road and P34.32-million road reconstruction of the Naval Station Romulo Espaldon (NSRE) Road Network.

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