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DPWH rehabilitates various road sections in Iloilo City

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Iloilo City District Engineering Office (ICDEO) is currently undertaking the rehabilitation/improvement of various road sections in the metro.

According to District Engineer Rodney A. Gustilo, these road sections are dilapidated and need to be rehabilitated, for a safer and more convenient travel, hence, it is expected that traffic flow would be a bit inconvenient while the work is ongoing.

DPWH, DTI to identify 2019 ROLL-IT projects

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Region 6 held a regional consultation and orientation on the Roads Leveraging Linkages of Industry and Trade (ROLL-IT) program at Hotel del Rio in Iloilo.

DPWH District Engineers, DTI Provincial Directors and Local Government Unit (LGU) representatives gathered per congressional district to indicate several industries and identify suitable ROLL-IT projects followed by presentation of outputs.

1,632 apprehended of Anti-Truck Overloading Law

More than 1, 600 violators of the Republic Act No. 8794 or the Anti-Truck Overloading Law were apprehended in Western Visayas for the year 2017, based on the report of the Maintenance Division of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 6.

According to Engr. Oliver Zamora, 371 violators of the said law were apprehended in Dumarao weighbridge station in Capiz, while 1,261 were apprehended by the Anti-Truck Overloading Mobile Enforcement (ATOME), which is composed of personnel from the DPWH, Land Transportation Office (LTO) and Philippine National Police (PNP).

DPWH-6 instructs contractors to hasten projects

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Region 6 officials met with twenty-one contractors and their representatives to discuss the policy direction of President Rodrigo Duterte for contractors to finish projects within 30 days.

Assistant Regional Director Jose Al V. Fruto, together with Chief of Construction Division Ormel G. Santos and the Project Engineers, sat down with the contractors and urge them to hasten the implementation of various infrastructure projects to meet the demands of the President.

1,800 students benefit from new school buildings in Iloilo

Roughly 1,800 senior high school students in the northern part of Iloilo can now enjoy the five (5) new school buildings constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Iloilo Third District Engineering Office.

District Engineer Flordelis C. Enriquez said they have completed the construction of two units of 2-storey, 8-classroom building at Carlos Lopez National High School and one unit 2-storey, 6-classroom building at Nicomedes R. Tubar National High School, both in the town of San Dionisio, in the amount of ₱23.900 million and ₱8.814 million, respectively.