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DPWH Improves Palico - Balayan - Batangas City Road

Four (4) projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways Batangas I District Engineering Office (Batangas I DEO) for the year 2014 were for Network Development – Widening of National Roads in various sections of Palico-Balayan-Batangas City Road in Western Batangas.

With a total of length of 2.07 kilometers, the road widening included sections in Mahayahay, Palanas, Bukal-Tubigan in Lemery, Batangas and Rizal in Tuy, Batangas.

ZC3R Coordination Meeting

Secretary Singson presided the meeting with Mayor Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, Congressman Celso Lobregat, RD Jorge Sebastian and ARD Nenita Robles for the Zamboanga City Road to Recovery and Reconstruction project. The rehab plan integrates the principle of “Build Back Better Zamboanga” which means better road networks in the affected areas and disaster and climate change-resilient infrastructures and public facilities.

Project Inpsection

Public Works Secretary Rogelio L. Singson led the inspection of the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (ZC3R) project. With him are Congressman Celso Lobregat, Zamboanga City Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, RD Jorge Sebastian and other DPWH Region 9 officials.

Bridge Along Daang Maharlika Damaged by Flood in Camarines Norte

The Sta Elena section specifically at km 252 +700 of Daang Maharlika Highway in Camarines Norte is not passable as of 3:00 AM of September 19, 2014 due to damaged Cabuluam Detour Bridge caused by flash flood.

Motorists and commuters from Camarines Norte to Manila and vice versa are advised by the DPWH Camarines Norte District Engineering Office to take Daang Maharlika Sta Elena-Sipocot, Camarines Sur towards Andaya Highway.

Secretary Singson Visits Region IX

Public Works Secretary has recently visited Region IX to see for himself on the ground the actual accomplishment in the implementation of the Zamboanga City By-Pass Road project.

The Secretary said that the road network is a priority project of the Department since this will greatly help decongest traffic within the city proper as this will serve as an alternate route for motorists and vehicles travelling east to west or vice versa

No Let Up in Purging DPWH Erring Employees - DPWH Chief

“I won’t hesitate suspending or terminating erring DPWH personnel who are members of the Bids and Awards Committees (BACs) conniving with contractors or with unscrupulous individuals found to be “fixing” the biddings in the Department.”

This is the statement of DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson after receiving reports that activities such as “fixing” the biddings done in the DPWH offices are still on-going despite the suspension of some BAC members who were found culpable of violating the provisions of RA 9184, otherwise known as Procurement Act.