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DPWH Builds Temporary Footbridge for Fajardo Bridge Replacement Project

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be constructing a temporary footbridge in anticipation for the reconstruction and full-closure of the 14-meter Fajardo Bridge in Barangay 455, city of Manila.
 
DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the old bridge built in 1975 will be demolished and replaced to make way for a better bridge that conforms to the latest DPWH standard specification and seismic design.
 

DPWH Sultan Kudarat 1st DEO presents 2019 progress to stakeholders

To promote transparency and strong partnership with stakeholders, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Sultan Kudarat 1st District Engineering Office (DEO) reported its 2019 accomplishments last December 2, 2019.

Sultan Kudarat Governor Suharto “Teng” Mangudadatu headed the 2019 Comprehensive Accomplishment Reporting at the Sultan Kudarat Gymnasium and Cultural Center in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat attended by local government officials and employees, national agencies heads and representatives, and other sector of the province.

DPWH Conducts Partial Road Closure in J. Fajardo Bridge

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) conducts partial road closure on J. Fajardo Bridge in Brgy. 455, Manila City to give leeway for the on-going rehabilitation of the said bridge.

Major damages to the bridge sub-structure have been found which requires immediate replacement in order to prevent hazards for the motorists constantly passing by the area. Aside from the rehabilitation of the 45-year-old bridge, once completed, the project will be able to help deepen the estero bed which will then increase the carrying and discharge capacity of the Estero de Sampaloc.

Binondo Intramuros Bridge Complete by September 2021

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge Project in Manila is now 50 percent complete and targeted for opening seven (7) months from now.

Secretary Villar made the declaration as he inspect Thursday, February 4, 2021 the progress of works of the bridge project spanning over the Pasig River in Manila with Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian, DPWH Undersecretary for Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) Operations Emil K. Sadain, and Project Director Virgilio C. Castillo of DPWH UPMO Roads Management Cluster 1.

Binondo Intramuros Bridge Complete by September 2021

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge Project in Manila is now 50 percent complete and targeted for opening seven (7) months from now.

Secretary Villar made the declaration as he inspect Thursday, February 4, 2021 the progress of works of the bridge project spanning over the Pasig River in Manila with Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian, DPWH Undersecretary for Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) Operations Emil K. Sadain, and Project Director Virgilio C. Castillo of DPWH UPMO Roads Management Cluster 1.

DPWH Completes Billion Worth of CY2020 Projects in Eastern Visayas

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, and maintenance of 311.5 lane kilometers of national roads, 12 bridges, and 99 flood-control structures in Region 8 under 2020 General Appropriations Act (GAA).

This was announced by DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, citing DPWH Regional Office’s Year-end Report disclosing that the Department was able to accomplish numerous projects in the Region despite restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic.

DPWH Completes Billion Worth of CY2020 Projects in Eastern Visayas

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, and maintenance of 311.5 lane kilometers of national roads, 12 bridges, and 99 flood-control structures in Region 8 under 2020 General Appropriations Act (GAA).

This was announced by DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, citing DPWH Regional Office’s Year-end Report disclosing that the Department was able to accomplish numerous projects in the Region despite restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic.

DPWH Turns Over P34.7M Evacuation Center to Agusan del Sur

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently turned over an evacuation center for emergency purposes built in the amount of P37.4 million in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur during emergencies.

Secretary Mark A. Villar, citing a report from DPWH Region 13 Director Pol M. Delos Santos said that the facility consists of a 2-storey accommodation building, 2-storey infirmary building, laundry area, male and female toilets, materials recovery facility (MRF) and provision of generator set and transformer.

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