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DPWH OPENS KALAYAAN BRIDGE ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge, now called the Kalayaan Bridge, is finally opened having been inaugurated just in time as the country celebrated 123rd Independence Day on June 12. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said the inauguration of Kalayaan Bridge connecting Lawton Avenue in Makati City and Sta. Monica Street in Pasig City is […]

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DPWH OPENS ACCESS ROAD IN MADDELA ECO-PARK

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of a 1.68-kilometer access road leading to Maddela Eco-Park in the town of Maddela, Province of Quirino. Citing a report from DPWH Regional Office 2 Director Loreta Malaluan, Secretary Mark Villar said that the P100-million access road project covers the concrete cement paving […]

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DPWH TO OPEN PORTION OF CLLEX IN JULY – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar expressed confidence that the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) will be an efficient alternate route for the motoring public going to Nueva Ecija when it opens. “Despite work slowdown due to the pandemic, the first 18-kilometer segment of CLLEX will be of service to motorists from SCTEX/TPLEX connection […]

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MORE ROOMS AT LUNG CENTER FOR COVID-19 BY END JUNE

Public Works and Highways Secretary and isolation czar Mark Villar announced that the Lung Center of the Philippines will have additional rooms for management and treatment of COVID-19 patients by the end of June. Villar said that the DPWH Task Force to Facilitate Augmentation of Health Facilities is fast-tracking the ongoing construction of five cluster […]

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BGC-ORTIGAS BRIDGE TO OPEN ON JUNE 12 – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that it’s all system go for the June 12 opening to vehicular traffic of the Sta. Monica-Lawton Bridge which spans the Pasig River and is a major component of the BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road Project. “As promised, Kalayaan Avenue, Makati City leading to Bonifacio Global City, Taguig […]

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ALAMINOS FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT STARTS – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that residents of Alaminos City, Pangasinan will soon be less susceptible to flooding with the ongoing construction of a flood control project in Barangay Pogo. “This 356-meter flood control project aims to mitigate the overflowing of Alaminos River not only to safeguard agricultural lands and products, but more […]

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MORE COVID FACILITIES FOR ZAMBOANGA CITY – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) is ramping up the on-going construction of additional isolation facilities to accommodate soaring of COVID-19 cases in Zamboanga City with the construction of an off-site modular hospital and a pop-up dormitory for health workers to start this June. DPWH Secretary and isolation czar Mark Villar said the […]

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RESCUE OF CEBU IP KIDS NEEDS FULL PROBE – SY EGCO

The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) urged the House of Representatives to call for a joint and full-blown investigation into the rescue of indigenous peoples (IP) children in Cebu in order to introduce measures that will strengthen laws on the protection of their rights and welfare. NTF-ELCAC spokesperson Undersecretary Joel […]

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DPWH IMPROVES ROAD TO BOHOL’S WHITE BEACHES

An improved access road recently completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) now ensures safe and convenient travel to Tapal Wharf and White Beaches in Barangay Tapal, Ubay, Bohol. Citing a report from DPWH Region 7 Director Edgar Tabacon, Secretary Mark Villar said that the road project will provide ease of access […]

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NEW CAGAYAN ACCESS ROAD TO HELP COCONUT FARMERS

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has assisted the growing coconut industry in Sanchez Mira, Cagayan with the construction of a 123-lineal meter access road. Secretary Mark Villar said that the DPWH Cagayan 2nd District Engineering Office (DEO) implemented the P2-million project, which was funded through the 2021 General Appropriations Act (GAA). “The […]