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P60-M Bridge Replacement in Quezon Completed Ahead of Schedule

A bridge project costing P60 Million that aims to cope with present vehicular traffic demand along Daang Maharlika in the province of Quezon is now completed ahead of its target date on January 11. 2015.

In an update to Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region IV-A OIC-Director Samson L. Hebra said that the Quianuang Bridge rehabilitation project, located at Barangay Sampaloc 2 in the municipality of Sariaya is now open to traffic.

DPWH Bares 2014 Performance in Western Mindanao

The new road opening for the Zamboanga City By-Pass Road, now 62 percent complete, is among the 2014 significant accomplishments of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Western Mindanao.

Linking east with the west coast through Barangay Patalon to Barangay Culianan, the road project will decongest traffic within the Zamboanga City proper providing the neighboring cities of Dipolog, Pagadian and other municipalities a direct trade route to the Zamboanga Free Port Zone.

DPWH Bares 2014 Performance in Western Mindanao

The new road opening for the Zamboanga City By-Pass Road, now 62 percent complete, is among the 2014 significant accomplishments of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Western Mindanao.

Linking east with the west coast through Barangay Patalon to Barangay Culianan, the road project will decongest traffic within the Zamboanga City proper providing the neighboring cities of Dipolog, Pagadian and other municipalities a direct trade route to the Zamboanga Free Port Zone.

DPWH Christmas Gift-Giving

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) shares the Christmas spirit to families living in Barangay 651 Zone 68 Port Area, Manila through a “Pamaskong Handog” gift-giving activity held at the DPWH Central Office. Officials and employees under the Support Services Group headed by Undersecretary Jaime A. Pacanan and Assistant Secretary Ardeliza Medenilla collectively shared for the pack goods and small amount given to some 100 families as DPWH Secretary Rogelio L.

DPWH Shares Spirit of Giving Nationwide

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) shares the spirit of 2014 Christmas Season with a “Pamaskong Handog” gift-giving activity nationwide.

DPWH Undersecretary Jaime A. Pacanan together with Assistant Secretary Ardeliza R. Medenilla and the Directors and employees under the Support Services Group heeded the call of Secretary Rogelio L. Singson to conduct Community Extension Program for more meaningful Christmas celebration which started with the distribution of packed goods among 100 chosen families living in Barangay 651 Zone 68 Port Area, Manila.

Do Not Intervene in Project Biddings - DPWH

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson appealed to politicians and other influential personalities not to meddle or intervene in the on-going procurement activities for DPWH infrastructure projects for CY 2015.

Singson said that competitive and transparent biddings of about 9,278 projects valued at P269.7 Billion under the CY 2015 Infrastructure Program are on-going nationwide. We want to be able to award most of these contracts by 1st Quarter of 2015.

TUPAD Program (DOLE-DPWH)

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Laguna 1st District Engineering Office, Sta. Cruz, Laguna conducted recently an Orientation for the 576 beneficiaries of Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disavantaged/Displaced (TUPAD) Workers program of Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) .

Beneficiaries that attended the orientation were from 38 barangays from the towns of Sta. Cruz, Pagsanjan and Lumban, Laguna.

Secure Overhead Cranes, Building Contractors Told - DPWH

Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson has urged private building contractors to secure their overhead cranes installed on top of buildings undergoing construction particularly those within the path of Typhoon Ruby.

With reports of PAGASA that typhoon Ruby is categorized as super typhoon, Singson made this call to avert untoward incident to happen.

“Strong winds may topple these overhead cranes if not properly secured,” said Singson.

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