News by Year

Giving Love on Christmas


Believing that Christmas is the season of giving, Regional Director Edilberto D. Tayao and Assistant Regional Director Lea N. Delfinado, with Division Chiefs and employees of DPWH-6, share their blessings by distributing gift packs to approximately 400 students of A. Montes II Elementary School in Iloilo City on December 18, 2014. The activity is in line with the “Pamaskong Handog ng DPWH 2014” Community Extension Program of the Department.

New Pedestrian Overpass and Dredger Launched in Time of Dinagyang Festival


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 6 has completed a pedestrian overpass equipped with two (2) elevators for persons with disabilities (PWDs) and the elderly.

The state-of-the-art link for pedestrians was inaugurated by Ilonggo Senator and Senate President Franklin M. Drilon and DPWH 6 Regional Director Edilberto D. Tayao together with Iloilo City local executives on January 9, 2015, in time for the opening salvo of the 2015 Dinagyang Festival.

DPWH-Abra DEO Bags Best RROW Enhancement Program Anew


The DPWH Abra District Engineering Office (DEO) maintained in 2014 the top place for the Road-Right-of-Way Enhancement Program of Department of Public Works and Highways-Cordillera Administrative Region.

Director Edilberto P. Carabbacan said that Abra DEO bested nine (9) other DEOs of the region with its entry at the Nagbalitangan section along Abra-Cervantes Road. Apayao 2nd DEO also defended its second rank with the Muslim Section 2 along Claveria-Calanasan Road as entry while Ifugao 2nd DEO took the third place with its entry along Banaue-Hungduan Road.

DPWH IX Pamaskong Handog 2014


The Department of Public Works and Highways IX Rank and File employees headed by the Chief Administrative Officer Ms. Loida T. Bololato distribute gifts like foodstuff, toys, new clothing and personal and oral hygiene items to the less fortunate children of the Social Development Center in Sta. Catalina. The activity is part of the Community Extension Program of the Department to celebrate a more meaningful holiday season that is replicated in all regional offices nationwide.

Cagayan de Oro City Projects for 2015


Several infrastructure projects are lined up for implementation in the 2nd Congressional District of Cagayan de Oro City.

In his presentation of projects last January 6, 2015 at the Department of Public Works and Highways-Regional Office, Cagayan de Oro City 2nd Congressional District Representative Rufus Rodriguez has identified the Cagayan de Oro River Flood Risk Management Project (FRMP) as among the top priorities to make the city a flood-prone-free area.