As of 12 noon, October 26, 2020 (Monday), a total of 21 national road sections are currently impassable due to road cut, landslide, mudflow, collapsed bridge, sunken pavement, fallen trees and electrical post and flooding due to heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm “Quinta”.
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that a new two (2)-lane bridge across Angat River in Bustos, Bulacan is about to be completed.
“We now wrapping up the construction of the 1.12 kilometer Angat Bridge along the Plaridel Bypass Road”, said Secretary Villar.
Secretary Villar added that even with the challenges brought about by the pandemic, the P1.09 Billion project that also includes the construction Bridge No. 9 with a length of 40 meters and 1 kilometer road paving continues to move forward.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is about to bridge the travel gap between the Provinces of Bataan and Cavite with the Bataan-Cavite Interlink Bridge Project.
DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar declared the start of detailed engineering design (DED) activities for the mega bridge project that will be carried out in the next 15 months.
In an effort to protect lives and properties during rainy season, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is undertaking the rehabilitation of three (3) portions of Pampanga River Flood Control structure in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija.
DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that DPWH Nueva Ecija 2nd District Engineering Office is hastening the construction of slope protection projects in low-lying areas of Cabiao City and neighbouring municipalities and to ensure smooth travel for motorists traversing the Jose Abad Santos Avenue Road.
Motorists are now utilizing a newly-widened 3.2-kilometer portion of Gov. JJ Linao Road in the municipality of Pilar, Bataan Province.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bataan 2nd District Engineering Office reported the completion of the P96.5-Million road widening project starting at Barangay Nagwaling to Barangay Diwa, Pilar for Segment 1 and portion at Barangay Liyang, Pilar for Segment 2.
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that expansion of the major bridge of the Arterial Road By Pass Project Phase 3 in the Province of Bulacan is now nearing completion.
Secretary Villar said that the widening of the Plaridel By Pass Road to further ensure safety and convenience of the motorists is among the game-changing projects of DPWH under the Luzon Spine Expressway Network Program aimed at reducing road travel time in Luzon island.
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the recent completion of various road improvements along Roman Expressway will further boost the economic potential of Bataan Province.
Citing DPWH Bataan 2nd District Engineering Office’s report, Secretary Villar said that Roman Expressway – a national arterial road traversing 10 Bataan towns – was the recent recipient of road widening and asphalting projects.
Better access to emerging tourism destinations awaits travellers to Dinalupihan, Bataan with the ongoing construction of the Sta. Isabel - San Ramon Diversion Road by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
Citing a report from DPWH Bataan First District Engineer Erlindo R. Flores, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the 1.79-kilometer access road is expected to be completed by December of this year to minimize congestion along the Jose Abad Santos Avenue.
Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that the new NLEX Tambobong Interchange, in Bocaue, Bulacan is set to fully open this Thursday, July 2.
A partnership between the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and NLEX Corporation, the new interchange will offer another alternative for commuters at Bocaue Interchange bound for Sta. Maria, Norzagaray, Angat, and Pandi in eastern Bulacan.
Setting up of the 300-bed capacity “We Heal As One” Center at the Philippine Arena Complex in Bocaue, Bulacan nears completion as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reached the sixth day of work on Saturday, April 25, for the quarantine facility.