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125 EVACUATION CENTERS READY TO HOUSE COVID-19 PATIENTS – VILLAR

To augment health facilities nationwide, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that 125 evacuation centers are ready to be converted as exclusive facilities for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. “110 evacuation centers have been completed with access to both power and water. We are now facilitating power and water connection to […]

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DPWH FAST-TRACKS CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MANDALUYONG CITY JAIL – VILLAR

In a bid to decongest existing jail facilities, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is fast-tracking the completion of the new Mandaluyong City Jail in Barangay Plainview, Mandaluyong City. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador Canlas said a new 9,873.45 square meter facility is being […]

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PINAGLABANAN BRIDGE IN SAN JUAN NOW OPEN – VILLAR

A newly-replaced San Juan Bridge also known as the Pinaglabanan Bridge in the city of San Juan is now open to motorists. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar led the inauguration of the new San Juan Bridge after its year-long closure that also gave way to the ongoing construction of Skyway Stage 3 Project. “It […]

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DPWH COMPLETES ILOCOS SUR FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT – VILLAR

Local residents, especially farmers in Barangay Tablac, Candon City in Ilocos Sur, are now benefitting from the completed flood control project implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Citing a report from DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel Tan, Secretary Mark Villar said the Tablac-Bagar River Control project was undertaken to ensure that […]

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DPWH BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF LANAO DEL NORTE CENTRALIZED MEDICAL WAREHOUSE – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started construction of a centralized medical warehouse that will benefit the provincial hospitals of Balo-i, Kauswagan, Kolambugan, Baroy, Kapatagan, and Sultan Naga Dimaporo all in the province of Lanao del Norte. Citing a report from DPWH Region 10 Director Zenaida Tan, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said […]

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DPWH TO BUILD NEW ARMY HEADQUARTERS IN FORT MAGSAYSAY – VILLAR

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar led the groundbreaking of an Army headquarters and tactical operations center at Fort Ramon Magsaysay, home of the 7th Infantry Division in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija. Villar said the project is part of the P200-million package for military bases to be built under the DPWH-Department […]

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KOREAN FIRM TO BEGIN PANQUIL BAY BRIDGE PROJECT IN MINDANAO – VILLAR

The joint venture group of three major Korean construction firms is all set to begin the design and construction of the Panquil Bay Bridge Project of the Department of Public Works and Highways. Joint venture contractor Namkwang-Kukdong-Gumgwang represented by its CEO and president Geun Young Kim personally expressed to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar during a […]

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DPWH INSTALLS NEW BOOSTER PUMP IN SAMPALOC, MANILA – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has installed a new booster pump at the Estero de Calubcob in Manila’s Sampaloc district that aims to minimize flooding. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, DPWH NCR Director Ador Canlas said the flood management project has been done ahead of its set completion date […]

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NLEX HARBOR LINK MALABON EXIT NOW OPEN – VILLAR

Motorists, commuters, and truckers bound for the cities of Malabon, Caloocan and Navotas —who currently face the daily traffic gridlock of Metro Manila—are set to enjoy some relief with the opening of the NLEX Harbor Link Malabon Exit. This was cited by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar during the inaugural […]

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ABRA WEAVING COMMUNITY TO BENEFIT FROM COMPLETED BULBULALA FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT – VILLAR

A new flood control structure aimed to protect residents and local weavers from an overflow of the Abra River during the rainy season has been completed in La Paz, Abra by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH Secretary Mark Villar announced that the Bulbulala Flood Control Project is now ready to function as […]