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CALBAYOG CITY GETS 3 NEW FLOOD CONTROL STRUCTURES

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of three new flood control structures aimed to ensure safety of residents in Barangays Lonoy and Cag-olango in Calbayog City, Samar. Citing a report from DPWH Region 8 Director Nerie Bueno, Secretary Mark Villar said that the flood control structures are built to […]

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DPWH WIDENS ILOILO’S IYANG BRIDGE – VILLAR

Easier access to communities in the northern part of Iloilo has been made possible through the completed widening of Iyang Bridge in the town of Concepcion by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Secretary Mark Villar said that the DPWH Iloilo 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) successfully transformed the 46-lineal meter bridge by […]

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DPWH SENDS MORE EQUIPMENT FOR DAVAO TWIN TUNNELS

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is preparing the specialized equipment to work for the Davao twin tunnels, a key component of the 45.5-kilometer Davao City Bypass Road Project in Southern Mindanao. Secretary Mark Villar said that the arrival of several equipment on site in Davao City signals a more intensified excavation activities […]

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LUCBAN BYPASS ROAD OPENS TO MOTORISTS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways has completed the concreting of the entire 3.8-kilometer stretch of the ongoing Lucban Bypass Road Project in the Municipality of Lucban, Quezon Province. In a report to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, DPWH Quezon 1st District Engineer Chymbelin Ibal cited that the 4-lane bypass road project can now be […]

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MORE COVID FACILITIES FOR NCMH BY MID-SEPT – DPWH

Additional health care facilities at National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) in Mandaluyong City implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be turned over to the Department of Health (DOH) by the middle of September 2021. DPWH Secretary and isolation czar Mark Villar said shipping containers repurposed into quarantine/isolation facility for […]

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DPWH IMPROVES 3 FARM ROADS IN GUIMARAS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has enabled better access between local farms and market centers in Guimaras by completing three road concreting projects in various towns of the province. Secretary Mark Villar identified newly-paved farm-to-market roads (FMR) as the P9.45-million FMR in Barangay Alaguisoc, Jordan; P9.31-million FMR in Barangay Alegria, Sibunag; and […]

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DAVAO CITY GETS 2 MORE MODULAR HOSPITALS – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has provided additional hospital facilities for patients of government-run Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) in Bajada, Davao City. Secretary and Isolation Czar Mark Villar said that two units of modular hospital with a total bed capacity of 44 were completed for the treatment of moderate to severe COVID-19 […]

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27 DPWH PERSONNEL COMPLETE USAID TRAINING – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar lauded the 27 DPWH personnel who are now well-trained in handling and analyzing data for proper infrastructure planning after completing a special training program conducted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). “Congratulations to the 27 graduates who completed the months-long training so that we can […]

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RETARDING BASINS TO SOLVE CAVITE FLOODING – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is optimistic that the construction of retarding basins will make flood hazard areas in Cavite more resilient during the rainy season and swift changes of global weather. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar expressed confidence that the Flood Risk Management Project for Imus River is the most viable solution to […]

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DPWH UPGRADES NASIPIT SEAWALL IN AGUSAN DEL NORTE

Residents of coastal Barangay Punta in Nasipit, Agusan del Norte are now protected against big waves, storm surge, soil erosion, and flooding after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completed the rehabilitation of a damaged seawall. Citing reports from DPWH Region 13 Director Pol Delos Santos, Secretary Mark Villar explained that repair was necessary […]