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DPWH COMPLETES 2 BRIDGES IN BILIRAN – MERCADO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has substantially completed the widening of Busali and Moog Bridges in Barangay Busali, Biliran, Biliran with the use of an allocated budget amounting to P20.5 million and P30.6 million, respectively. In his report to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado and Senior Undersecretary Rafael Yabut, DPWH Region 8 Director […]

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BOOST CAGAYAN VALLEY ECONOMY WITH BRIDGES – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon said he will be pushing for the construction of more bridges in the Cagayan Valley to help give a big jolt to the local economy. Gordon, during his visit to the northern provinces of Cagayan and Isabela, noted that improving and building bridges will help cut travel time to other points of […]

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DPWH COMPLETES 2 NEW BRIDGES IN AGUSAN DEL SUR

Two newly-completed parallel bridges built by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) now facilitate better mobility and connectivity in the province of Agusan del Sur. Constructed along Daang Maharlika (Agusan-Davao Section), the 189-lineal meter Andanan Bridge in Bayugan City and the 125-lineal meter Gibong Bridge located in the municipality of Prosperidad provide wider […]

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ISKO: USE BUILD, BUILD, BUILD TO DEVELOP VISAYAS

From Build, Build, Build to Bridge, Bridge, Bridge. This is how Manila Mayor Isko Moreno plans to spur economic growth in the Visayas and address shipping delays brought about by port congestion and weather disturbances, as he bared plans to build a bridge linking Norther Samar in the Visayas and Sorsogon in Luzon during a […]

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DA SETS UP 6 MOBILE LABS FOR ASF IN REGIONS – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar has given the green light to the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) for the establishment of six mobile laboratory units (MLU) to aid the efforts of the government to manage, control, and contain African swine fever (ASF). The MLUs, with a total cost of P100 million, will be deployed in ASF-affected […]

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SENATE APPROVES BILLS RENAMING ROADS, BRIDGES

The Senate approved on third and final reading seven bills that seek to rename roads and bridges in the province of Cebu, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Sur, Davao del Norte and Bohol. Approved were House Bill Nos. (HBN) 7669, 8147 and 8221 renaming the Mandaue Causeway as Ouano, the Bogo-Curva-Medellin-Daanbantayan-Maya Road stretching from Bogo City […]

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DPWH TO BUILD 3 BRIDGES CROSSING MARIKINA RIVER

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Roger Mercado announced that construction of three new bridges crossing Marikina River will commence by the second semester of 2022. Mercado, citing a report from Undersecretary for Unified Project Management Office (UPMO) Operations Emil Sadain, said that procurement of civil works contractor for the three bridges under […]

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ISKO MORENO TO TURN VISAYAS INTO ECONOMIC HUB

Aksyon Demokratiko presidential bet Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso promised to strengthen local infrastructure to empower the Visayan economy. In an interview after meeting with Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, Domagoso said building new infrastructure such as bridges, road networks, and railways can lead to the emergence of new economic hubs outside Luzon.  Moreno said he […]

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ISKO MORENO TO LINK PH ECONOMIC, TOURISM HUBS

Aksyon Demokratiko presidential bet Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso said he will build bridges to connect the country’s major economic and tourism centers. During a visit to the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway on Saturday, Domagoso said he will support the construction of similar infrastructure in other parts of the country. “We have to create more public […]

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DUTERTE GOV’T TO DELIVER PROMISE OF EDSA DECONGESTION – VILLAR

The current administration will be able to deliver on its promise to decongest Edsa, the main and busiest thoroughfare in Metro Manila, within the six-year term of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has assured. Speaking to Palace reporters, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar expressed confidence that the Duterte government can […]