The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Iloilo 3rd District Engineering Office has adopted the use of Active Protection System (APS) for its slope protection projects in various areas in northern Iloilo.
District Engineer Flordelis C. Enriquez said they have started using the APS in the construction of road slope protection structure along Iloilo East Coast Capiz Road, Barotac Viejo section, in the amount of P40.0 million with the length of 72.0 lineal meters, which is expected to be completed in October this year.
Two farm-to-market roads (FMR) were constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Iloilo 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) in central Iloilo – one in the town of Leon and the other in Alimodian.
District Engineer Mario G. Soriano said the 1.94-kilometer farm-to-market road in Brgy. Bobon in Leon, in the amount of P17.014 million is a new road opening that connects to Brgy. Manasa in Alimodian.
The sacred shrine confined in a cave in Mount Salihid in Brgy. Bungca-Suhuton, Barotac Nuevo, is becoming one of the most visited tourist destinations in the central part of Iloilo, especially during Holy Week, where multitude of devotees go for pilgrimage.
Mount. Salihid attracts tourists, hikers and pilgrims, because of the vibrant colors of green that dominate its surroundings and the lush vegetation environing the whole mountain, as well as the blazing glow of the sun that gleamed in a magnificent flourish of ribbon-like fire view from its top.
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) OIC-Assistant Regional Director Esmeraldo S. Sarmiento turned-over the headship of Albay 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) to Engr. Salome M. Sartillo by virtue of Special Order 93, series of 2019 issued by DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar.
The simple turnover ceremony was held at the said DEO last August 6, 2019.
The Department of Public and Highways (DPWH) in Region V has started the construction of the new building for the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) at the Regional Government Center in Rawis, Legazpi City.
In the groundbreaking ceremony held last July 26, 2019, DPWH RD Virgilio C. Eduarte said that the amount of the project is P48.249 million for a 3-storey building with a total area of 3,020 square meters.
This was sourced from the General Appropriation Act (GAA) 2019. The event was graced by DTI Assistant Secretary Demphna Du-Naga and her staff.
As one of the government stakeholders of the Department of Education (DepEd) Vigan City Division, DPWH Ilocos Sur 1st DEO attended the Division Kick-Off Activities and Stakeholders’ Convergence for Oplan Kalusugan (OK) sa DepEd Program for SY 2019-2020 last August 13, 2019 at the Vigan Convention Center.
The district was represented by OIC Assistant District Engineer Raynaldo R. Ablog who joined in the motorcade and participated at the Zumba dance activity.
DPWH Ilocos Sur 1st District Engineering Office donated used Furniture and Fixtures (2 swivel chairs, 3 tables, 3 cabinets, and 2 computer tables), to the Philippine National Police Ilocos Sur Provincial Crime Laboratory Office, Camp President Elpidio R. Quirino, Bulag, Bantay, Ilocos Sur.
The items were received by PLTCOL. Mary Ann Cayabtab, Provincial Chief of SOCO, who was very grateful to District Engineer Reynaldo S. Organo for the continuous support and assistance of the district.
In line with the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) convergence program with the Department of Tourism (DOT)— through its social responsibility to make tourism destination in the country more accessible to the public — DPWH Pangasinan 3rd District Engineering Office recently conducted an actual field inspection of access road project in the Municipality of Sison, Pangasinan
Students, faculty and staff of the Iligan City National School of Fisheries (ICNSOF) in Brgy. Buru-un, this city will now have an easier time in going to school with the concreting of their entrance road which used to be a dirt road riddled with mudholes and boulder stones.
Students now also have a more conducive learning environment inside the newly completed 2-storey Laboratory Workshop Building.