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DPWH road upgrading project in full swing, offers seamless travel in Iloilo

Domestic and foreign tourists will soon experience seamless, faster travel to and from the Iloilo International Airport as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) conducts a three-phase road upgrading project along Sen. Benigno S. Aquino Jr. Avenue or Iloilo Diversion Road.

Based on a report submitted by DPWH Region VI Director Lea N. Delfinado, the road upgrading project measuring a total of 5.44 kilometers will be implemented in the towns of Pavia and Sta. Barbara using the total budget allocation of P72.4-million from the 2021 General Appropriations Act (GAA).

Villar Inspects Mega COVID Hospital in Mandaluyong City

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary and Chief Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 inspected the on-going mega hospital project for Covid-19 patients in Mandaluyong City on his last day as head of the agency.

Secretary Villar together with Undersecretary Emil K. Sadain checked the progress of work for the construction of mega hospital inside the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) which can cater to severe COVID-19 cases in the National Capital Region and neighboring provinces from Calabarzon and Central Luzon.

“Lannie” renders road closure in Region 6, 8

Two (2) national road sections in Region 6 and Region 8 are currently closed to traffic while two (2) are one-lane passable due to flooding and landslide brought by Tropical Depression Lannie.

In a report as of 6:00 am Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that impassable road was identified in Capiz, specifically at Sigma Mambusao Jamindan Road, K0099+100 - K0101+300, Brgy. Tumalalud & Brgy. Caidquid, Mambusao Town which is now flooded.

“Lannie” renders road closure in Region 6, 8

Two (2) national road sections in Region 6 and Region 8 are currently closed to traffic while two (2) are one-lane passable due to flooding and landslide brought by Tropical Depression Lannie.

In a report as of 6:00 am Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that impassable road was identified in Capiz, specifically at Sigma Mambusao Jamindan Road, K0099+100 - K0101+300, Brgy. Tumalalud & Brgy. Caidquid, Mambusao Town which is now flooded.

“Lannie” renders road closure in Region 6, 8

Two (2) national road sections in Region 6 and Region 8 are currently closed to traffic while two (2) are one-lane passable due to flooding and landslide brought by Tropical Depression Lannie.

In a report as of 6:00 am Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that impassable road was identified in Capiz, specifically at Sigma Mambusao Jamindan Road, K0099+100 - K0101+300, Brgy. Tumalalud & Brgy. Caidquid, Mambusao Town which is now flooded.

DPWH Completes Several Facilities for Scout Rangers HQ in Bulacan

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed several military facilities at Camp Tecson in San Miguel, Bulacan.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that valiant soldiers belonging to the Philippine Army’s First Scout Ranger Regiment (FSRR) can now enjoy the newly constructed buildings and facilities including transient quarters, clubhouse, multi-purpose building, administrative/liaison office, motor pool/parking bays and vehicle auto repair shop, and women barracks.

DPWH Completes Several Facilities for Scout Rangers HQ in Bulacan

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed several military facilities at Camp Tecson in San Miguel, Bulacan.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that valiant soldiers belonging to the Philippine Army’s First Scout Ranger Regiment (FSRR) can now enjoy the newly constructed buildings and facilities including transient quarters, clubhouse, multi-purpose building, administrative/liaison office, motor pool/parking bays and vehicle auto repair shop, and women barracks.

DPWH begins major rehab of 30-year old Nagtahan Flyover

Starting Friday, October 1, 2021, the Nagtahan Flyover in Sta. Mesa, Manila will be temporarily one-lane accessible and only to light vehicles with the project contractor working on one (1) lane of the flyover and service road to make way for its major repair and strengthening works.

Citing a report from DPWH National Capital Region, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that major rehabilitation will be implemented along the 467.85-meter standard reinforced concrete bridge structure hence heavy vehicles will be banned while retrofitting is ongoing.

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