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Quezon City Government Receives Health Workers’ Dorms from DPWH

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) officially turnover to the Quezon City government four (4) cluster dormitories with 64 rooms intended for 128 hospital workers.

The “fully furnished” dormitories constructed at Quezon City Memorial Circle were received by Quezon City Administrator Michael Victor Alimurung from DPWH Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain, head of DPWH Task Force for Augmentation of Health Facilities formed by Secretary Mark A. Villar.

Quezon City Government Receives Health Workers’ Dorms from DPWH

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) officially turnover to the Quezon City government four (4) cluster dormitories with 64 rooms intended for 128 hospital workers.

The “fully furnished” dormitories constructed at Quezon City Memorial Circle were received by Quezon City Administrator Michael Victor Alimurung from DPWH Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain, head of DPWH Task Force for Augmentation of Health Facilities formed by Secretary Mark A. Villar.

DPWH 7 1st DEO building, underway

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The Department of Public Works and Highways Region 7 is constructing the 1st District Engineering Office (DEO) building in Dao, Tagbilaran City, Bohol.

The P24.2 million two-storey building includes facilities such as training room and conference room.

A motor pool building, wash bay, and covered parking area for the employee’s service vehicle will also be constructed.

“The project is deemed necessary for completion of facilities needed to efficiently undertake work,” said DPWH Bohol 1st District Engineer Francis Antonio L. Flores.

Improved road eases travel along Teacher’s Village in Tagbilaran City, Bohol

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Residents of Tagbilaran City can now enjoy faster and safer travel as The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of an access road along Teacher’s Village in San Isidro.

It is one of the public access roads from the Tagbilaran-Corella-Sikatuna-Loboc Road going to Teacher’s Village and the shortest alternate route from Libertad, Baclayon to the City of Tagbilaran.

DPWH psychosocial support initiative aids employees amid COVID-19

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) commits to caring for its employees’ mental health and psychological well-being through its “We COPE As One” psychosocial support initiative amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Secretary Mark A. Villar assured that employees from DPWH Central Office, Regional Offices, and District Engineering Offices shall be offered support mechanism through the Department’s supervisors – from section chiefs and above.

Villar conducts final inspection of TPLEX final section up to Rosario, La Union

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar on Friday, July 3, 2020 led the final inspection before the opening of the four-lane Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) Pozorrubio, Pangasinan to Rosario, La Union section.

Secretary Villar, together with other DPWH officials and concessionare Private Infra Development Corporation (PDIC) drove the entire 88.85-kilometer stretch of the expressway from Tarlac City to check readiness for opening of the final section.

DPWH assists Cebu City Government vs COVID-19

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A total of 200 wooden beds fabricated by workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are now being used by COVID-19 patients in Cebu City.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the wooden beds were fabricated by DPWH Cebu City District Engineering Office following a meeting by District Engineer Florida Nuñez with the officials of Cebu City local government who expressed their need for beds in quarantine facilities.

DPWH assists Cebu City Government vs COVID-19

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A total of 200 wooden beds fabricated by workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are now being used by COVID-19 patients in Cebu City.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the wooden beds were fabricated by DPWH Cebu City District Engineering Office following a meeting by District Engineer Florida Nuñez with the officials of Cebu City local government who expressed their need for beds in quarantine facilities.

DPWH to turn-over off-site dormitories for health workers to Quezon City Government on July 6

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Four (4) ‘We Heal As One’ off-site dormitories purpose-built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for hospital workers will be turned-over on Monday, July 6 to the Quezon City government.

“With these facilities at Quezon Memorial Circle, our modern-day heroes will have a safer and more comfortable space to rest”, said Secretary Mark A. Villar.

Villar: New NLEX Tambobong Interchange opens July 2

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Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that the new NLEX Tambobong Interchange, in Bocaue, Bulacan is set to fully open this Thursday, July 2.

A partnership between the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and NLEX Corporation, the new interchange will offer another alternative for commuters at Bocaue Interchange bound for Sta. Maria, Norzagaray, Angat, and Pandi in eastern Bulacan.

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