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DPWH COMPLETES ROAD IN BALAOAN, LA UNION – MERCADO

With the increase of economic activities and growing farm industry in the province of La Union, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently completed the construction of a 204-meter road project that will reduce half of the usual travel time between the two Barangays of Apatut and Nagsabaran in the town of Balaoan. […]

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SWINE MULTIPLIER FARM TO RISE IN LA UNION – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the groundbreaking ceremony of the P10-million swine multiplier farm to rise at the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) in Bacnotan, La Union recently. The multiplier farm will serve as a learning center for the university students and provide extension support services and enhance policy advocacies aimed at producing […]

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DPWH COMPLETES SHORE PROTECTION IN AGOO, LA UNION

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced that the Department has completed two new shore protection works along the northernmost coastal areas in Agoo, La Union. “We have constructed shoreline structures or groins along Barangays Sta. Rita Sur and Sta. Rita Central to serve as protection against coastal flooding,” Villar said. “We have constructed shoreline […]

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DPWH COMPLETES SAN JUAN, LA UNION DIKE – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has constructed a dike in San Juan, La Union that will ensure the safety of residents and their properties from damage brought by typhoons and rapid rise of flood water. According to a report submitted to Secretary Mark Villar by the La Union 1st District Engineering Office, […]

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LA UNION OPENS MEGA VACCINATION SITE – ORTEGA

Over 400 individuals received their first dose of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine as the provincial government of La Union started inoculating its residents in its newly-opened mega vaccination site at the Father Burgos Gym at Saint Louis College in San Fernando City.  “In our mega vaccination site, we ensure efficient vaccination process through […]

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NOGRALES CITES GAINS OF GOV’T’S FIGHT VS HUNGER

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles took occasion to highlight the success of the government’s Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) program during the 7th leg of the Kasama sa Pamana: Regional Pre-SONA Series in San Fernando, La Union last June 15, 2021.At the event, Nograles stressed that EPAHP’s advances in Region 1 were made possible […]

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LA UNION ROAD SLOPE PROTECTION FINISHED – VILLAR

Motorists traversing along the mountainous terrain in San Fernando City, La Union can now have safer travel with the completion of a new slope protection structure. Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar said that the 113-meter slope protection system along San Fernando – Bagulin Road at Barangay Nagyubuyuban aims to protect residents and […]

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DPWH COMPLETES CONCRETE DIKES IN BANGAR, LA UNION

The Island Barangay of Mindoro in Bangar, La Union is now safe from extreme damages brought by flooding with the completion of a 207-lineal meter concrete dike constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) along Amburayan River. Citing a report submitted by DPWH La Union 1st District Engineering Office, Secretary Mark Villar […]

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LA UNION BYPASS ROAD TO REDUCE TRAVEL TIME FROM BAUANG TO SAN JUAN BY 50% – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar announced that travel time between Bauang to the surfing town of San Juan in the Province of La Union will soon be made faster by 50 percent. “We are constructing the Bauang – San Fernando – San Juan Bypass Road that will cut the one-hour travel from […]

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TPLEX’S LINK TO LA UNION OPENS ON JULY 15 – VILLAR

The 11-kilometer final segment of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) will be opened to motorists on July 15, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) confirmed recently. In a Facebook post, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the completion and opening of the Pozorrubio, Pangasinan to Rosario, La Union Section of TPLEX is expected to […]