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P40-million flood control structure completed in Leyte

A new flood control structure intended to protect residents of Alangalang, Leyte from flooding was completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that a total of P40.95 Million was allocated under the 2018 General Appropriations Act (GAA) for the construction of the new 168-meter riprap and revetment wall in Barangay Salvacion in the town of Alangalang, Leyte.

New road to aid formerly displaced residents in Zambo del Norte

A remote village in Baliguian, Zamboanga del Norte with about 900 residents are expected to benefit from the 3.2-kilometer completed new concrete road and turned over to the local government by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

“The new Junction National Highway to Kulambugan Road is part of the government’s effort to provide services and curb poverty among residents of Barangay Nonoyan who were formerly displaced from the area due to peace and order issues,” said DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar.

887-million sports complex to rise in Sorsogon

Sorsogon City can soon host athletic events in the local, regional, and national level, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) undergoes rehabilitation and expansion works on the Balogo Sports Complex in Sorsogon, Bicol.

As the largest sports facility in the Province of Sorsogon, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar hopes that the implementation of the project will lead to locals’ increased participation in sports events and encourage students to develop their skills in various recreational sports.

887-million sports complex to rise in Sorsogon

Sorsogon City can soon host athletic events in the local, regional, and national level, as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) undergoes rehabilitation and expansion works on the Balogo Sports Complex in Sorsogon, Bicol.

As the largest sports facility in the Province of Sorsogon, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar hopes that the implementation of the project will lead to locals’ increased participation in sports events and encourage students to develop their skills in various recreational sports.

DPWH inaugurates evacuation complex in Tuao, Cagayan

As one of the government agencies at the forefront of disaster risk preparedness and management, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently inaugurated an evacuation complex in Barangay Lallayug-Abut, Tuao, Cagayan.

Citing a report from DPWH Region 2 OIC-Director Loreta M. Malaluan, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the complex consists of eight (8) buildings which will provide immediate public assistance during times of calamity.

DPWH inaugurates evacuation complex in Tuao, Cagayan

As one of the government agencies at the forefront of disaster risk preparedness and management, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently inaugurated an evacuation complex in Barangay Lallayug-Abut, Tuao, Cagayan.

Citing a report from DPWH Region 2 OIC-Director Loreta M. Malaluan, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the complex consists of eight (8) buildings which will provide immediate public assistance during times of calamity.

Villar opens 6-kilometer Bypass Road in Lopez, Quezon

People travelling southern part of Quezon Province towards Bicol Region will get to their destination quickly and safely with the opening of another bypass road in the Fourth Congressional District of Quezon.

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar formally opened to vehicular traffic on Friday, November 8, 2019 the 6.053 kilometers Lopez Bypass Road Project that will ease the bottleneck along busy Manila South Road-Daang Maharlika Highway.

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