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DPWH Eases Access to Far-Flung Farming Community in Negros Occidental

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has successfully facilitated better access to Barangay Culipapa in Hinobaan, Negros Occidental through a newly--constructed road that leads to its various farmlands in Sitio Cemeco.

Secretary Roger G. Mercado said that the farm-to-market road is a P48.25-million project implemented by the DPWH Negros Occidental 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) with budget sourced from the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2020.

DPWH EDSA Repair Works this Weekend

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road repair on parts of the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) this weekend.

Based on a report from DPWH National Capital Region (NCR) Director Nomer Abel P. Canlas, Secretary Roger G. Mercado announced that road works will begin 11 PM Friday, February 4, 2021.

The affected areas are the northbound direction of EDSA Quezon City from Aurora Boulevard to New York Street, 3rd lane from sidewalk; and at southbound direction EDSA Caloocan City before Benin Street, 4th lane from sidewalk.

DPWH EDSA Repair Works this Weekend

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road repair on parts of the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) this weekend.

Based on a report from DPWH National Capital Region (NCR) Director Nomer Abel P. Canlas, Secretary Roger G. Mercado announced that road works will begin 11 PM Friday, February 4, 2021.

The affected areas are the northbound direction of EDSA Quezon City from Aurora Boulevard to New York Street, 3rd lane from sidewalk; and at southbound direction EDSA Caloocan City before Benin Street, 4th lane from sidewalk.

DPWH Builds Eco-Tourism Facilities in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental

Two (2) eco-tourism projects were recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to make Katunggan Boardwalk and Mangrove Sanctuary in Barangay Caranoche, Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental more accessible to tourists.

DPWH Secretary Roger G. Mercado, citing a report from DPWH Regional Office 7 Director Edgar B. Tabacon, said that the mangrove forest now has a 6-storey high viewing deck tower, boardwalk, hanging bridge, receiving platform including electrical facilities.

DPWH Builds Eco-Tourism Facilities in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental

Two (2) eco-tourism projects were recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to make Katunggan Boardwalk and Mangrove Sanctuary in Barangay Caranoche, Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental more accessible to tourists.

DPWH Secretary Roger G. Mercado, citing a report from DPWH Regional Office 7 Director Edgar B. Tabacon, said that the mangrove forest now has a 6-storey high viewing deck tower, boardwalk, hanging bridge, receiving platform including electrical facilities.

DPWH Delivers Southern Iloilo's First Permanent Evacuation Center

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently constructed a multi-purpose building that doubles as an evacuation center for the residents of Miagao, Iloilo in times of calamities and emergency situations.

According to Secretary Roger G. Mercado, the completion of the P39.5-million structure, which stands a few kilometers away from Miagao’s town proper in Barangay Kirayan Tacas, was made possible through the efforts of DPWH Regional Office 6.

DPWH Delivers Southern Iloilo's First Permanent Evacuation Center

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently constructed a multi-purpose building that doubles as an evacuation center for the residents of Miagao, Iloilo in times of calamities and emergency situations.

According to Secretary Roger G. Mercado, the completion of the P39.5-million structure, which stands a few kilometers away from Miagao’s town proper in Barangay Kirayan Tacas, was made possible through the efforts of DPWH Regional Office 6.

DPWH Provides Massive Investment in 2021 for Region 9 Infra Development

Significant and far-reaching impact of infrastructure development is not only felt in Luzon but also on the lives of many Filipinos in Mindanao.

Citing a 2021 accomplishment report from DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao Dia, Secretary Roger G. Mercado said that 276 projects have been completed and under construction are 482 more in Zamboanga Peninsula.

DPWH Region 9 has a programmed amount of ₱14.733 Billion for infrastructure for the Fiscal Year 2021.

DPWH Provides Massive Investment in 2021 for Region 9 Infra Development

Significant and far-reaching impact of infrastructure development is not only felt in Luzon but also on the lives of many Filipinos in Mindanao.

Citing a 2021 accomplishment report from DPWH Region 9 Director Cayamombao Dia, Secretary Roger G. Mercado said that 276 projects have been completed and under construction are 482 more in Zamboanga Peninsula.

DPWH Region 9 has a programmed amount of ₱14.733 Billion for infrastructure for the Fiscal Year 2021.

DPWH Highlights 1,326 Infra Projects Completed by Region 5 in 2021

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has undertaken in 2021 a total of 1,326 infrastructure projects that now benefit the people of Bicol Region.

DPWH Secretary Roger G. Mercado and Senior Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut lauded Regional Office 5 headed by Director Virgilio C. Eduarte, for facilitating the construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and widening of 216 roads with a total length of 188.2 kilometers, 45 permanent bridges, and 129 flood mitigation structures with an overall length of 69.26 kilometers.

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