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DPWH Bicol Gets Additional Equipment for Calamity Response

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office in Bicol has received new heavy equipment to intensify its disaster response operations.
 
A 16-meter reach amphibious excavator and three (3) units of 10-cubic meter capacity dump trucks were recently turned-over in Bicol by the DPWH Bureau of Equipment (BOE).
 
Last June, two (2) units wheeled excavators, one (1) amphibious excavator, one (1) tractor head with low bed trailer, one (1) truck mounted crane, and three (3) service pick-ups were also delivered.
 

DPWH rushes completion of Villamor Air Base Quarantine Facility, 2 other facilities in Pasay City

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A 72-bed capacity COVID-19 quarantine facility at the Villamor Air Base in Pasay City is being fast-tracked for completion by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the conversion of 18 container vans into 72-unit room isolation facility is ongoing as part of the 23 additional facilities being implemented by DPWH to augment COVID-19 bed capacity in Metro Manila.

“As of now, 15 container vans were delivered on site and we have accomplished 45 percent of the project,” said Secretary Villar.

Villar: Sorsogon City Coastal Road Is Now Open

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that a new coastal road is now open from Rompeolas or the Sorsogon City’s baywalk up to Barangay Balogo, providing road travellers a pleasant view of the Sorsogon’s coastline.

Secretary Villar said that the four-lane Sorsogon City Coastal Road with a total length of 5.52 kilometer may be considered among the grandest “Build, Build, Build” projects in Bicol Region undertaken by DPWH Regional Office 5 and Sorsogon First District Engineering Office.

DPWH Builds Road to M’lang Airport in North Cotabato

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The second phase of the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) road concreting project leading to the ongoing M’lang Airport Project in North Cotabato has been completed.

DPWH Region 12 Director Basir M. Ibrahim said that the 4.4-kilometer road construction that will provide better access to Central Mindanao’s airport is implemented in three (3) phases and has a total budget of P118 million.

DPWH Builds Road to M’lang Airport in North Cotabato

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The second phase of the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) road concreting project leading to the ongoing M’lang Airport Project in North Cotabato has been completed.

DPWH Region 12 Director Basir M. Ibrahim said that the 4.4-kilometer road construction that will provide better access to Central Mindanao’s airport is implemented in three (3) phases and has a total budget of P118 million.

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