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DPWH to Remove 273k Cubic Meters of Silt in Zambales River

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started dredging activities in Kalaklan River in Olongapo City, Zambales to address heavy siltation and prevent flooding in the city.

Based on a report from DPWH Region 3 Director Roseller Tolentino, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that a cutter suction dredger was deployed in the river to allow unrestricted passage of runoff towards Subic Bay.

DPWH to Remove 273k Cubic Meters of Silt in Zambales River

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started dredging activities in Kalaklan River in Olongapo City, Zambales to address heavy siltation and prevent flooding in the city.

Based on a report from DPWH Region 3 Director Roseller Tolentino, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that a cutter suction dredger was deployed in the river to allow unrestricted passage of runoff towards Subic Bay.

DPWH Improves Road to Negros Occidental's Kaitulari Ecopark

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) had recently completed the rehabilitation of an access road leading to Kaitulari Ecopark located in the mountainous part of Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental.

Citing a report by DPWH Negros Occidental 2nd OIC-District Engineer Rolando P. Valdez, Secretary Mark A. Villar explained that the completed project covers the repair along 1.28-kilometer road 230-millimeter thick with 6.10-meter width concrete pavement with stone masonry, metal guardrail including post and metal beam end piece.

DPWH Improves Road to Negros Occidental's Kaitulari Ecopark

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) had recently completed the rehabilitation of an access road leading to Kaitulari Ecopark located in the mountainous part of Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental.

Citing a report by DPWH Negros Occidental 2nd OIC-District Engineer Rolando P. Valdez, Secretary Mark A. Villar explained that the completed project covers the repair along 1.28-kilometer road 230-millimeter thick with 6.10-meter width concrete pavement with stone masonry, metal guardrail including post and metal beam end piece.

Ongoing Coastal Bypass Road to Boost Economy in Lianga, Surigao del Sur

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is fast-tracking the construction of a 3.06-kilometer coastal bypass road in the town of Lianga, Surigao del Sur.

“The Lianga Coastal Bypass Road is a major infrastructure project that will increase economic growth in the municipality and boost tourism by making the area a main stopover for foreign and local tourists visiting the various attractions in Surigao del Sur”, said Secretary Mark A. Villar.

Ongoing Coastal Bypass Road to Boost Economy in Lianga, Surigao del Sur

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is fast-tracking the construction of a 3.06-kilometer coastal bypass road in the town of Lianga, Surigao del Sur.

“The Lianga Coastal Bypass Road is a major infrastructure project that will increase economic growth in the municipality and boost tourism by making the area a main stopover for foreign and local tourists visiting the various attractions in Surigao del Sur”, said Secretary Mark A. Villar.

Better Road Paves Way to Marawi City Economic Recovery

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the build back better plan to improveroads in Marawi City is paving the way for recovery of economic activity from aftermath of the 2017 siege in Philippines’ only Islamic City.

Secretary Villar said that the DPWH has already completed road paving works for two (2) out of the three (3) contract packages for the improvement of 18.97 kilometer Marawi Transcentral Road funded by a grant from the Japanese government.

Villar Inspects Safer Diversion Road In Bulacan

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar inspected on Friday, March 12, 2021 another bypass road up north connecting the towns of Pulilan and Baliuag in the Province of Bulacan.

In his briefing to Secretary Villar, DPWH Region 3 Director Roseller A. Tolentino said that the four-lane Pulilan–Baliuag Diversion Road has made daily travel between the two (2) towns of Bulacan a bit easier.

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