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Iloilo (Leon)-Antique Boundary Road Undergoes Upgrading

Two significant infrastructure projects are currently being implemented along Bancal-Leon-Antique Boundary Road in Leon, Iloilo.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region 6 is undertaking the concreting of the existing gravel road going to Brgy. Bucari, which leads to Bucari Pineridge Mountain Resort of the “little Baguio” of Iloilo.

With the amount of P81.3 million, the project involves the road upgrading from unpaved to paved of 2.133 kilometers national road with 0.28-meter thick Portland Concrete Cement Pavement (PCCP), 6.70 meters wide.

Mega Bridge in Cagayan opens February 24

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will open tomorrow, February 24, 2017 the newly completed Lucban Bridge that serves as a replacement to an old bridge along Manila North Road (MNR) in the municipality of Abulug, Cagayan Province.

Costing P631 million, the 825-lineal meter Lucban Bridge crossing over the Cagayan River is seen to boost trade and tourism in Region 2.

DPWH reiterates warning against solicitations

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reiterates its public warning against unscrupulous individuals pretending to be or dropping the name of the top officials of the department for personal or financial interests.

The warning is in view of DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar’s recent memorandum warning officials and employees of the Department of persistent attempts of solicitation in disguise as high-ranking officials.

DPWH Clears Road Obstructions along R-10 and Bonifacio Drive

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) once again teams up with the city government of Manila, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), and Philippine National Police (PNP) to clear road obstructions along major thoroughfares in the National Capital Region (NCR).

DPWH-NCR Director Melvin B. Navarro said a clearing operation team will resume on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 the removal of temporary and permanent structures at the north bound direction of about 3-kilometer from Bonifacio Drive, Port Area up to R-10, Tondo, Manila.

DPWH Starts Road Network Improvement in U.P. Inaugurates Ylanan Road

During the inauguration of Ylanan Road, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar announced the start of the construction of the UP Diliman Road Network Improvement.

“The UP Diliman Road Network Improvement involves the construction of 12 roads within the campus. This include the streets of Ylanan, Roces, Laurel, Archery, R.P. De Guzman, E. Jacinto, E. De Los Santos, Pardo De Tavera, Africa, Quirino Ma. Guerrero and the Rotunda,” DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said

NAIA T3-Newport City link bridge construction on track

Good news for commuters to and from Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 as the 220-meter pedestrian link bridge known as Runway Manila slated to be completed during the first half of 2017 is almost done.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Transportation (DOTr) visited on Thursday the construction site of the P1.9B pedestrian bridge directly connecting Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 (T3) with Newport City.