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DPWH R4A joins National Flag Day celebration

On May 28, 2019, all head chiefs and employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office No. IV-A (DPWH-ROIV-A) stood and marked their respect as they joined the whole nation in the observance of the National Flag Day, which will culminate on June 12, 2019 for the Philippine Independence Day.

Administrative Officer Ms. Magielyn R. Capistrano-Garcia of HRMS (Human Resource and Management Section) led the singing of the national anthem and the reading of “Pagpupugay” or the Salute to a Clean Flag Manifesto.

Cagayan Second DEO upgrades inter-regional linkage to Apayao

The 1.80-kilometer road section along Ayaga-Sta. Marcela- Flora-Lasam Road in the Municipality of Lasam, Cagayan is now fully-concreted as the Department of Public Works and Highways-Cagayan Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-CSDEO) completed its inter-regional road linkage between Region II and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) through the Province of Apayao.

The newly-upgraded road project connects the town of Lasam in Cagayan to Sta. Marcela in Apayao.

DPWH Isabela Third DEO builds new classrooms

“The continuous construction of K-to-12 school buildings is part of the shared objective of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in support to the Build! Build! Build! Program of the government”, said DPWH-Isabela Third DEO District Engineer Editha R. Babaran during the completion of school building projects in their area of jurisdiction.

DEOs, DELP conduct Balik-Eskwela outreach activity

The Department of Public Works and Highway in partnership with the District Engineers’ League of the Philippines (DELP) went the extra mile in providing public service as the 11 District Engineering Offices (DEOs) of Region II conducted outreach programs to various elementary schools recently.

The 11 DEOs in the Cagayan Valley Region headed by their respective District Engineers gave backpacks and school materials to some pupils in different public primary schools as part of the “Balik Eswela” program. This year’s theme is “Delivering Education as Leverage for Progress.

3,182 classrooms completed in time for school opening

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region V step-up the implementation of school building (SB) projects all over Bicol to address the concern of the Department of Education (DepEd) on the shortage of classrooms.

“Exert utmost effort to increase your accomplishment in the implementation of SB projects in your District,” said DPWH 5 Regional Director Virgilio C. Eduarte in the recent Regional Staff Meeting attending by District Engineers, Division Chiefs and other DPWH 5 key personnel that was held in DPWH RO5, Rawis, Legazpi City.

Revetment to protect flood-prone village in Leyte

A revetment wall will soon rise along Manloy river in Carigara town, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte second district engineering office reported.

The concrete structure is meant to provide protection to the community of Manloy village that is critical to flooding during heavy downpour.

Gerald Pacanan, DPWH Leyte head engineer said that the Php 13 million flood control structure will measure 438 linear meters starting from the existing spillway bridge downstream.

A school building at Calbayog City SPED Center, completed

A three-storey, six-classroom school building is completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways – Samar First District Engineering Office (DPWH-SFDEO) at Calbayog City SPED Center under the 2018 Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF).

The revised contract amounts to P14.2 million. The new building will accommodate upcoming and existing students who need special education. This is the first time that a school building will be exclusively used by students with special education classes.