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Flood Control Structure Protects Communities along Salug River in Zamboanga del Sur

A 581-meter flood control structure built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will protect residents living along the Salug River in Barangay Mahayag, Zamboanga del Sur during rainy season.

The P49-million project implemented by Zamboanga del Sur 1st District Engineering Office involves the construction of flood control structure on steel sheet pile foundation along the upstream of Salug Daku Bridge.

DPWH Resumes EDSA Road Works this Weekend

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will resume its weekend road repair activities in Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) this weekend starting 11 p.m. Friday, August 13, 2021.

According to DPWH – NCR Director Eric A. Ayapana, the road rehabilitation works will be carried out along two (2) sections of EDSA covering the southbound direction from Benin Street, 3rd lane from sidewalk in Caloocan City; and the northbound direction from before Ayala Tunnel, 2nd lane from sidewalk in Makati City.

DPWH Resumes EDSA Road Works this Weekend

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will resume its weekend road repair activities in Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) this weekend starting 11 p.m. Friday, August 13, 2021.

According to DPWH – NCR Director Eric A. Ayapana, the road rehabilitation works will be carried out along two (2) sections of EDSA covering the southbound direction from Benin Street, 3rd lane from sidewalk in Caloocan City; and the northbound direction from before Ayala Tunnel, 2nd lane from sidewalk in Makati City.

DPWH Leads Ceremonial Turnover of New Health Facility at Lung Center

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 turned over to the Department of Health (DOH) additional health care facilities at the Lung Center of the Philippines that will boost response against the Covid-19.

Public Works and Highways Secretary and Chief Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar said that Lung Center of the Philippines will have additional 108 beds to handle the increasing number of patients in need for hospital admission and treatment of Covid severe to critical cases.

DPWH Leads Ceremonial Turnover of New Health Facility at Lung Center

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 turned over to the Department of Health (DOH) additional health care facilities at the Lung Center of the Philippines that will boost response against the Covid-19.

Public Works and Highways Secretary and Chief Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar said that Lung Center of the Philippines will have additional 108 beds to handle the increasing number of patients in need for hospital admission and treatment of Covid severe to critical cases.

Villar Conducts Final Inspection of 108-Bed Health Facility at Lung Center for Covid Patients

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar inspected today, August 10, 2021, the newly built offsite hospital at the Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP) compound in Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.

“I am grateful and thankful for all those involved who helped this much-needed hospital facility completed”, said Secretary Villar.

Five (5) cluster units of modular hospital facility with a total bed capacity of 108 for Covid-19 medical treatment was put up by the DPWH Task Force for Augmentation of Local/National Health Facilities.

Villar Conducts Final Inspection of 108-Bed Health Facility at Lung Center for Covid Patients

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar inspected today, August 10, 2021, the newly built offsite hospital at the Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP) compound in Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.

“I am grateful and thankful for all those involved who helped this much-needed hospital facility completed”, said Secretary Villar.

Five (5) cluster units of modular hospital facility with a total bed capacity of 108 for Covid-19 medical treatment was put up by the DPWH Task Force for Augmentation of Local/National Health Facilities.

DPWH launches Online “Bigay Trabaho”

Thousands of jobs will be up for grabs as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) launched on Monday, August 9, 2021 its nationwide virtual job fair dubbed “Bigay Trabaho”: DPWH Jobs Fair 2021.

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the job fair, in partnership with the Department’s contractors nationwide, was conceptualized to provide local employment amid numerous layoffs due to COVID-19 pandemic.

New Bypass Road Enables Faster Travel to Northern Iloilo

Better access to the northern towns of Iloilo has been made possible with the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) recent completion of a 1.75-kilometer bypass road along junction Iloilo-Capiz East Coast-Capiz Road in the town of Barotac Nuevo.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the travelling public are now utilizing the recently opened four-lane, 13.4-meter wide concrete cement paved bypass road with 1.5-meter paved shoulders and slope protection structures.

New Bypass Road Enables Faster Travel to Northern Iloilo

Better access to the northern towns of Iloilo has been made possible with the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) recent completion of a 1.75-kilometer bypass road along junction Iloilo-Capiz East Coast-Capiz Road in the town of Barotac Nuevo.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the travelling public are now utilizing the recently opened four-lane, 13.4-meter wide concrete cement paved bypass road with 1.5-meter paved shoulders and slope protection structures.

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