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New Road to Quirino’s Pensal Falls Nears Completion

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the multi-year road construction to Pensal Falls in Aglipay, Quirino has already reached 91.87 percent accomplishment.

Citing a report by Region 2 Director Malaluan, Secretary Villar said that the construction of the access road is part of the Tourism Road Infrastructure Project (TRIP) implemented by DPWH in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to open prime ecotourism destinations.

DPWH Completes 3 New Pasay City Quarantine Facilities; 1 More Underway

Three (3) isolation facilities for COVID-19 patients were recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways in Pasay City.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar and Isolation Czar said that three (3) facilities are: the WMall Quarantine Facility with 160 bed capacity; the Folk Arts Theater with 20-unit rooms; and the Pasay City Sports Complex Quarantine Facility with 62 cubicles, one (1) nurse station, one (1) working area and an x-ray room.

DPWH Completes 3 New Pasay City Quarantine Facilities; 1 More Underway

Three (3) isolation facilities for COVID-19 patients were recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways in Pasay City.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar and Isolation Czar said that three (3) facilities are: the WMall Quarantine Facility with 160 bed capacity; the Folk Arts Theater with 20-unit rooms; and the Pasay City Sports Complex Quarantine Facility with 62 cubicles, one (1) nurse station, one (1) working area and an x-ray room.

Slope Protection Works On-Going Along Landslide-Prone Road in Ilocos Sur

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that a new stabilization structure is underway to prevent landslides and road closure along Tagudin-Cervantes Road in the Municipality of Suyo, Ilocos Sur.

“During rainy season, landslides often lead to road lane closure in Sitio Quinilaoen, causing inconvenience to motorists traversing the Tagudin-Cervantes Road that’s why we prioritized the installation of slope protection along this section,” said Secretary Villar.

Slope Protection Works On-Going Along Landslide-Prone Road in Ilocos Sur

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that a new stabilization structure is underway to prevent landslides and road closure along Tagudin-Cervantes Road in the Municipality of Suyo, Ilocos Sur.

“During rainy season, landslides often lead to road lane closure in Sitio Quinilaoen, causing inconvenience to motorists traversing the Tagudin-Cervantes Road that’s why we prioritized the installation of slope protection along this section,” said Secretary Villar.

DPWH: Catanduanes Circumferential Road Now Passable

The entire stretch of Catanduanes Circumferential Road – Catanduanes Province’s backbone highway - is now passable to the motoring public.

This was disclosed by Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar, citing the re-opening of the vital road yesterday, although clearing operations are still being undertaken along sections severely affected by landslides that are only one (1) lane passable.

Villar Blacklists 25 Erring Contractor; Warns Same Sanction to Future Violators

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar has so far recorded the highest numbers of blacklisted non-performing or scheming contractors.

“Let this be a warning to our contractors that this administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is serious in its anti-corruption drive and will not tolerate those who bagged big amount of civil works contract but deliberately violate the law for personal gains,” said Secretary Villar.

P35-M flood-control project completed in Pangasinan time for wet season

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a major flood control project in Alaminos City, Pangasinan just in time to prevent water intrusion this typhoon season.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the 265 linear meter slope protection in Barangay Poblacion has been completed to protect agricultural lands and properties along the Alaminos River.

P35-M flood-control project completed in Pangasinan time for wet season

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a major flood control project in Alaminos City, Pangasinan just in time to prevent water intrusion this typhoon season.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the 265 linear meter slope protection in Barangay Poblacion has been completed to protect agricultural lands and properties along the Alaminos River.

DPWH: Roads To Albay, Cam Sur All Passable

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar declared that all national roads in Albay and Camarines Sur are already passable as DPWH Regional Office 5 and its District Engineering Offices (DEOs) join hands in the massive clearing operations.

“We’d like to extend our gratitude to DPWH Sorsogon 1st and 2nd DEOs with their additional manpower and equipment deployed in Albay that allowed us to fast-track the opening of roads affected by the recent supertyphoon”, said Secretary Villar.

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