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MERCADO LEADS DPWH’S 124TH ANNIVERSARY

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger Mercado, together with officials and employees of the DPWH nationwide, led the simultaneous celebration of the Department’s 124th Anniversary with the theme “DPWH @ 124: Road from Recovery to Prosperity”. A thanksgiving mass was held at the DPWH Central Office in Port Area, Manila. To […]

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SHELTER SITE FOR LEYTE ‘AGATON’ VICTIMS CLEARED

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently completed site development activities in Barangay Maganhan, Baybay City, Leyte to serve as the location of temporary shelters for Typhoon ‘Agaton’ victims in Eastern Visayas. Based on the status report submitted by Region 8 Director Allan Borromeo, Secretary Roger Mercado said that on-site development preparations involved […]

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MPT SOUTH, PAWS TEAM UP TO RESCUE STRAY ANIMALS

Metro Pacific Tollways South (MPT South), a subsidiary of Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC), the toll road development arm of Metro Pacific Investment Corporation (MPIC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) to address cases of stray animals wandering the busy roads of the Manila-Cavite Toll Expressway (CAVITEX), CAVITEX C5 Link, and the […]

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DPWH FINISHES ROAD, BRIDGE PROJECTS IN PANGASINAN

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed two infrastructure projects in Alaminos City and Malasiqui to provide ease of access to motorists in Pangasinan. According to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, the two-lane Casolming Bridge along Pangasinan-Zambales Road in Alaminos City has now been widened into four lanes to accommodate the increasing number of motorists […]

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ROAD PROJECTS IN 3 NUEVA ECIJA TOWNS COMPLETED

Residents of Cabanatuan City and the towns of Gabaldon and General Tinio in Nueva Ecija reap the benefits of road concreting projects in the areas completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said that the newly-concreted local and farm-to-market roads (FMR), all implemented by the DPWH Nueva Ecija 2nd […]

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DPWH FINISHES ILOCOS SUR TOURISM ROAD, FACILITY

Better facilities and smoother travel await tourists visiting local destinations in Northern Luzon with two infrastructure projects by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Citing a report from DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel Tan, DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said that tourists visiting the 85-foot Pinsal Falls in Barangay Baballasioan in Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur […]

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DPWH STARTS DAGAMI, LEYTE FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT

With efforts to alleviate flooding in low-lying areas nationwide, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) began constructing a flood control structure along the Binahaan River in the municipality of Dagami, Leyte. DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said that the project, as reported by DPWH Region 8 Director Allan Borromeo, involves five-meter tall gabion walls […]

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DPWH PAVES COFFEE FARM ROAD IN SURIGAO DEL SUR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is paving a local road to support coffee, coconut, and palm growers in Tagbina, Surigao del Sur. In his report to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, Regional Office 13 Director Pol delos Santos said that a total of 12.48 kilometers road will be concreted with provisions of drainage, […]

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DPWH BEGINS BUILDING BARMM OFFICE – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger Mercado led the ceremonial groundbreaking for the construction of a three-story office building of the Regional Project Management Office for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (RPMO-BARMM) inside the DPWH Zamboanga City District Engineering Office compound at Divisoria, Zamboanga City. “When completed, the office […]

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MINDANAO’S LONGEST BRIDGE HALF WAY DONE – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger Mercado is keen to make the most of his remaining few days as a member of the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte administration. Mercado declared that although time is running out for the term of President Duterte, his duty to the public is far from […]