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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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SOUTHERN LEYTE TOURIST SPOTS ROADS FINISHED – DPWH

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently paved two local roads to improve access to the tourist destinations of Saint Bernard in Southern Leyte. One of the completed road improvement projects involves the P9.6-million tourism road leading to Southern Leyte Bird Sanctuary and Mangrove Area. Roughly a kilometer stretch of uneven and sandy […]

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DPWH BUILDS MORE ROADS IN MARAWI – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continues to provide road network infrastructure towards revitalizing the economy of Marawi City. Secretary Mark Villar said the rehabilitation of the Marawi Transcentral Road Phase 1 under a grant aid program of the Government of Japan has provided better access to basic services, increased trade, and contributed […]

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DPWH UNCLOGS DRAINAGE INLETS IN MANILA ROADS

Responding to a recent flooding incident, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now declogging and cleaning drainage inlets in various roads in Manila. “Regular declogging and desilting operation is being undertaken by the Department, along with drainage improvement projects, and construction of additional pumping stations to minimize flooding along Metro Manila roads,” Secretary […]

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ROAD TO KAITULARI ECOPARK COMPLETED — VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation of an access road leading to Kaitulari Ecopark located in the mountainous part of Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental. Citing a report by DPWH Negros Occidental 2nd OIC-District Engineer Rolando Valdez, Secretary Mark Villar explained that the completed project covers the repair along 1.28-kilometer […]

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ROAD, INFRA PROJECTS TO DECONGEST EDSA – VILLAR

The government remains committed to its promise to decongest Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (Edsa) through the construction of various road and infrastructure projects that can serve as alternate routes for motorists. “We’re well underway in fulfilling the promise of our President at the beginning of his term,” Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary […]

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DY TO DPWH: DON’T PUNISH FARMERS FOR DOING THEIR JOBS

Isabela 3rd District Rep. Napoleon S. Dy on Tuesday urged the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to work with the Department of Agriculture (DA), local government units (LGUs), and rice farmers to come up with a “workable compromise” that will allow farmers to use roads to dry their palay while government works to […]