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ESTERO DE SUNOG APOG PUMPING STATION STARTS OPS

The Estero de Sunog Apog Pumping Station along Hermosa St., in Barangay 183 Zone 2, Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila has successfully commenced operations. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar led the inauguration of the new pumping station which is expected to complement the Blumentritt Interceptor Catchment Area with four floodgates, four units of electromechanical pumps […]

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LAGUNA MEGA QUARANTINE CENTER OPENS IN NOVEMBER

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary and isolation czar Mark Villar said the mega quarantine facility to serve the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) area is expected to be completed by mid-November 2020 in Calamba City, Laguna. “The organized DPWH Task Force to Facilitate Augmentation of Local and National Health Facilities together […]

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PORTION OF TAGAYTAY BYPASS ROAD NOW OPEN – VILLAR

The Maitim and Kaybagal Section of the ongoing 4-lane Tagaytay Bypass Road Project in Tagaytay City, Cavite is now open to vehicular traffic. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar recently led the inauguration of the 1.54-kilometer road segment which is also complete with a bike lane component. The opened initial segments are part of […]

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VILLAR FORMS TASK FORCE VS CORRUPTION IN DPWH

In a bid to strengthen the government’s fight against corruption, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) created the Task Force Against Graft and Corruption (TAG) to probe allegations of widespread anomalies in the agency. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar issued Department Order Number 101 forming a five-member committee that will investigate the alleged corrupt […]

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SKYWAY 3 OPENS TO TRAFFIC IN DECEMBER – VILLAR

The Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) would be cleared of around 50,000 vehicles each day once the Skyway Stage 3 opens in December, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar said. “Over 50,000 vehicles per day will be decongested from Edsa. It is part of the Edsa decongestion program of President Rodrigo Duterte,” Villar […]

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2 CAGAYAN RIVER FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS COMPLETED

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced the completion of two river-control projects in the municipalities of Solana and Amulung, Cagayan Province. One of the recently-completed flood-control projects is the P72.38 million riverbank protection project along the Cagayan River in Barangay Natappian, Solana which now prevents massive soil erosion and protects the homes and […]

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ROAD TO QUIRINO’S GANANO FALLS COMPLETED – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the concreting of the access road leading to the Ganano Falls in Diffun, Quirino, providing locals and visitors easier travel to the tourist destination. According to Secretary Mark Villar, the recently completed 540-meter section of the access road supplements the 1.02-kilometer portion that was paved […]

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PROCUREMENT OF DPWH CONTRACTS NOW ONLINE – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) now allows contractors in the procurement of civil works contracts to conduct submission and receipts of proposed bids online. Under Department Order 87 issued by Secretary Mark Villar, a new electronic process is implemented that aims to streamline the delivery of public service while ensuring safety, health, […]

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DPWH HYACINTH CLEARING OPS GET BOOST – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be deploying an additional water master dredger with rake attachment to control the proliferation of water hyacinth that hamper the waterflow and ferry boat operation in the Pasig River. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said that the DPWH Sagip Manila Bay Team reported its recent DPWH coordination […]

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FARM-TO-MARKET ROAD IN BUKIDNON FINISHED – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a 5.9-kilometer farm-to-market road (FMR) project in the municipality of Kadilingan, Bukidnon Province. According to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, the completed the FMR project in the amount of P67-million is a convergence project of DPWH with the Department of Agrarian Reform – Mindanao Sustainable Agrarian […]