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DPWH OPENS RESILIENT CLARIN BRIDGE IN LOAY, BOHOL

The countdown to the long-awaited day for the full opening to vehicular traffic of the newly built iconic bridge in Loay, Bohol has come to an end. In his report to Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger G. Mercado, Undersecretary and Build Build Build Program Chief Implementer Emil K. Sadain said […]

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DPWH CONVERTS 7 NORTHERN LUZON ROADS INTO HIGHWAYS

Some seven provincial roads in Northern Luzon have been converted into national highways to spur productivity in the area, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). The conversion project is contained in a department order signed by DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado and covers various roads in the Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos Region, […]

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SHELTER SITE FOR LEYTE ‘AGATON’ VICTIMS CLEARED

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently completed site development activities in Barangay Maganhan, Baybay City, Leyte to serve as the location of temporary shelters for Typhoon ‘Agaton’ victims in Eastern Visayas. Based on the status report submitted by Region 8 Director Allan Borromeo, Secretary Roger Mercado said that on-site development preparations involved […]

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DPWH FINISHES ROAD, BRIDGE PROJECTS IN PANGASINAN

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed two infrastructure projects in Alaminos City and Malasiqui to provide ease of access to motorists in Pangasinan. According to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, the two-lane Casolming Bridge along Pangasinan-Zambales Road in Alaminos City has now been widened into four lanes to accommodate the increasing number of motorists […]

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DPWH FINISHES ILOCOS SUR TOURISM ROAD, FACILITY

Better facilities and smoother travel await tourists visiting local destinations in Northern Luzon with two infrastructure projects by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Citing a report from DPWH Region 1 Director Ronnel Tan, DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said that tourists visiting the 85-foot Pinsal Falls in Barangay Baballasioan in Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur […]

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DPWH STARTS DAGAMI, LEYTE FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT

With efforts to alleviate flooding in low-lying areas nationwide, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) began constructing a flood control structure along the Binahaan River in the municipality of Dagami, Leyte. DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado said that the project, as reported by DPWH Region 8 Director Allan Borromeo, involves five-meter tall gabion walls […]

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DPWH PAVES COFFEE FARM ROAD IN SURIGAO DEL SUR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is paving a local road to support coffee, coconut, and palm growers in Tagbina, Surigao del Sur. In his report to DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado, Regional Office 13 Director Pol delos Santos said that a total of 12.48 kilometers road will be concreted with provisions of drainage, […]

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DPWH BEGINS BUILDING BARMM OFFICE – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger Mercado led the ceremonial groundbreaking for the construction of a three-story office building of the Regional Project Management Office for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (RPMO-BARMM) inside the DPWH Zamboanga City District Engineering Office compound at Divisoria, Zamboanga City. “When completed, the office […]

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MINDANAO’S LONGEST BRIDGE HALF WAY DONE – MERCADO

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Acting Secretary Roger Mercado is keen to make the most of his remaining few days as a member of the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte administration. Mercado declared that although time is running out for the term of President Duterte, his duty to the public is far from […]

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DPWH FINISHES ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE ROAD PROJECT

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completed the concrete paving of 2.8-kilometers of a road in Panganuran, Zamboanga del Norte. DPWH Secretary Roger Mercado disclosed that the paved Siocon – Sirawai – Sibuco – Limpapa Road now facilitates faster and more convenient transport of goods and services for the residents going to and […]