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Local Road in Calauag Completed


A 564 lineal meter portion of the Kapaluhan-Tibansak-Vinas-Tiniguiban-Villa San Isidro Road in Calauag, Quezon included in the DPWH Local Infrastructure Program was completed on December 2, 2014.

This P5 million worth project was implemented by Quezon IV District Engineering Office under contract with Philworks Construction and Supply.

OIC-District Engineer Rody A. Angulo said that at least ten (10) barangays will benefit from this road improvement project. The road will facilitate better trading and commerce to pave way for grant of local economy.

DPWH, Iloilo 1st DEO to Improve Access Roads Leading to Declared Tourism Destinations


The Department of Public Works and Highways, Iloilo First District Engineering Office, under the leadership of District Engineer Cecil C. Caligan, is currently implementing the construction/rehabilitation of various roads leading to declared tourism destinations in the southern portion of Iloilo.

Said roads to be improved are: Tubungan-Igtuble-San Remigio Road, which leads to Tourism and Agri-Center in Tubungan, Iloilo; and Igbaras-Passi-Igcabugao-Igbolo Road, which leads to Igcabugao Cave in Miagao, Iloilo.

DPWH Completes More Tourism Roads in Southern Tagalog Region


The Department of Public Works and Highways supports the government tourism program with the construction and improvement of roads to attractive destinations in Southern Tagalog Region.

In his report to Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, DPWH Region IV-A Director Samson L. Hebra said that the upgrading of Taal Lake Circumferential Road in Agoncillo, Batangas and several other projects under the Convergence Program of the DPWH with the Department of Tourism (DOT) were completed.

JR Borja Bridge Formally Opens


The 6th bridge in Cagayan de Oro linking the busy streets of Max Suniel and JR Borja, Burgos was formally opened to vehicular traffic on February 6, 2015.

Inaugural ceremony for the JR Borja Bridge and Approaches started with the unveiling of the project marker followed by the ribbon cutting and ceremonial drive thru. The bridge was also blessed by Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma and Rev. Fr. Perseus P. Cabunoc.

DPWH Finance Director


Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH() Secretary Rogelio L. Singson administers the oath of office of Ms. Marichu A. Palafox as Director of the DPWH Financial Management Service. The Financial Management Service provides services relating to financial systems and procedures, budget, cash, accounting and financial housekeeping of the Department. Joining Ms. Palafox in the ceremony are her husband Constante and daughters Nicole, Jessica and Francesca.