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₱180 M set for convention center rehab

The Department of Public Works and Highways – Cordillera Administrative Region (DPWH-CAR) allotted ₱180 million for the proposed rehabilitation of the Baguio Convention Center under the agency’s 2018 national building program.

Regional Director Nerie D. Bueno, in her letter dated July 31 to Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, requested the city government for a coordination meeting to discuss the preparation of detailed plans and the conduct of pre-detailed engineering activities for the project.

DPWH-CAR fast tracks 2 road projects for ‘Build, Build, Build’ program

Two high-impact infrastructure projects under the “Build, Build, Build” program are being hastened by the Department of Public Works and Highways – Cordillera Administrative Region (DPWH-CAR).

Regional Director Nerie D. Bueno bared during the Kapihan Media Forum held on July 4, 2017 the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) Outer Ring Circumferential Road and the Apayao-Ilocos Norte road projects that will help boost socio-economic activities within Benguet and Apayao Provinces, while improving connectivity throughout the region.

VILLAR: TPLEX - Pozorrubio Section now open

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar announced the opening of the 10.10 km segment of Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Toll Expressway (TPLEX) spanning from Binalonan to Pozorrubio, Pangasinan this December 6.

“The additional 10 kilometer road would ease traffic and significantly reduce travel time from TarlacAP to Pozorrubio from 2 hours and 30 minutes to just 45 minutes,” DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar noted.