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DPWH Improves Road Leading to Aurora's White Beach

Tourists and locals will be having a smoother travel experience to and from a white beach destination in the province of Aurora with the completion of a road improvement project.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed the upgrading works of 16-kilometer Dinadiawan-Casiguran Section of Baler-Casiguran Road, which leads to Casapsapan Beach in Casiguran, Aurora - known for its white sand and crystal clear water.

DPWH, Manila City Government, NGAS Clear R-10

In its bid to decongest Metro Manila roads, a clearing operation along one of the busiest thoroughfares in Tondo, Manila was conducted by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) together with other government agencies.

Earlier, DPWH National Capital Region Director Melvin C. Navarro sought the assistance of the City Government of Manila in the removal of obstructions along Radial Road 10 particularly between Delpan Bridge and Vitas Bridge.

DPWH: TPLEX Now Open Up to Binalonan, Pangasinan

Tarlac City and Binalonan, Pangasinan is now connected in less than one (1) hour via the completed 67.9 kilometers Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) benefiting about 20,000 vehicles per day.

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that TPLEX is now operational up to Binalonan following the recent soft-opening of the Urdaneta City-Binalonan segment.

Naguilian-Baguio Road Closed to Traffic Due to Bridge Works

Bauang-Baguio City Road is temporarily closed to vehicular traffic due to the repair of Ribsuan Bridge connecting Naguilian and Burgos towns of La Union.

Department of Public Works and Highways ordered the temporary closure of the bridge to give way for the setting/curing of newly poured concrete as part of the repair works undertaken and is expected to re-open to light vehicles on September 30, 2015.

The 59 lineal meter bridge is one of the oldest permanent steel bridges along the 46 kilometers Bauang-Baguio City Road also known as Naguilian Road or Quirino Highway.

Naguilian-Baguio Road Closed to Traffic Due to Bridge Works

Bauang-Baguio City Road is temporarily closed to vehicular traffic due to the repair of Ribsuan Bridge connecting Naguilian and Burgos towns of La Union.

Department of Public Works and Highways ordered the temporary closure of the bridge to give way for the setting/curing of newly poured concrete as part of the repair works undertaken and is expected to re-open to light vehicles on September 30, 2015.

The 59 lineal meter bridge is one of the oldest permanent steel bridges along the 46 kilometers Bauang-Baguio City Road also known as Naguilian Road or Quirino Highway.

Improved Roads Going to Batangas City

DPWH Region IV-A has completed a road linking tourism destinations in different towns of Cavite province.

Completed was the 4,636.60 lineal meter improvement/widening of Tagaytay City to Batangas City via Tuy Road costing P82.4 Million was funded under the FY 2014 APEC and is expected to reduce travel time due.

The project was also implemented inasmuch as Tagaytay City and other tourist destinations near Metro Manila are included in the itineraries of the delegates to the APEC Summit 2015.

Contractors With No Testing Equipment Banned to Join Bidding

Contractors must have their own required minimum materials testing equipment to qualify in the bidding of public works projects.

Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the requirement to ensure the incorporation of the right quality of materials in civil works project issued 25 years ago is more than enough time for contractors to procure contractors’ testing equipment.

DPWH Volunteers Join Coastal Cleanup

Armed with gloves and disposal bags, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson led the 245 other volunteers from the DPWH Head Office and National Capital Region that took part in collecting voluminous disposed garbage along the Manila Bay shoreline. The DPWH is among the national agencies actively supporting the annual pro-environment activity International Coastal Cleanup Day.

DPWH Opens Door to 3rd Batch of DPWH Cadet Engineers

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson is calling on intelligent and patriotic civil engineers across the country to help develop public works in the country as it formally accepts applicants for the Cadet Engineering Program (CEP) Batch III.

“We are opening our doors to talented civil engineers, ages 21-25, to be part of our Cadet Engineering Program (CEP),” announced Singson.

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