Publish Date : 10/15/2020 1:26:46 AM
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that a newly-constructed municipal building in Barcelona, Sorsogon is slowly gaining popularity due its architectural design that blends with the town's tourist destinations with Spanish heritage.
Citing a report from DPWH Region 5 Director Virgilio C. Eduarte, Secretary Villar said that the DPWH Sorsogon 2nd District Engineering Office (SSDEO) completed the Spanish-inspired 2-storey building which replaces an old municipal hall located at Barangay Poblacion Sur, Barcelona town.
Publish Date : 10/15/2020 1:24:18 AM
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is rushing the completion of three (3) ongoing contracts to build access roads leading to the newly-completed Port of Borac in Coron, Palawan.
DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that a total of 9.92 kilometers of paved road that will ease locals' traveling woes and further promote tourism in Coron are on track for completion within the year.
Publish Date : 10/14/2020 12:21:35 AM
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will soon open the Maitim and Kaybagal Section of the ongoing 4-lane Tagaytay Bypass Road Project in Tagaytay City, Cavite.
DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the soon-to-be-opened sections with combined length of 1.54-kilometer is the initial segments of the project which is envisioned as an 8.59-kilometer bypass road that will divert traffic within the congested city roads of Tagaytay, running through Luksuhin, Sikat, Zambal, Guinhawa, Patutong Malaki, Balagbag, Salaban, Kaybagal, and Maitim road sections.
Publish Date : 10/14/2020 12:00:08 AM
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continues civil works on the Phase 2 of Bislig-Bunawan Road in Surigao del Sur section with 90.1 percent of accomplishment to date.
DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the ongoing road network is vital in the socio-economic development of CARAGA Region by interconnecting the provinces of Surigao Del Sur to and Agusan del Sur.
The multi-year road project involves the construction of 44.2-kilometer 2-lane concrete road with provision of road safety facilities.
Publish Date : 10/13/2020 11:58:26 PM
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced the completion of two (2) river-control projects in the municipalities of Solana and Amulung, Cagayan Province.
One of the recently-completed flood-control project is the P72.38-Million riverbank protection project along Cagayan River in Barangay Natappian, Solana which now prevents massive soil erosion and protects locals' homes and livelihood.
Publish Date : 10/13/2020 11:56:49 PM
"Before the end of the year, seaweed farmers of Dumaran, Palawan will have a much better road going to and from seaweed plantations.'
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar made the statement citing DPWH Palawan 1st District Engineering Office's (PFDEO) report on the ongoing construction of a 2.12-kilometer, 2-lane access road project that leads to seaweed plantations in Barangay Danleg, Dumaran.
Publish Date : 10/11/2020 12:09:10 AM
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is working to complete the upgrading of the damaged road along the Ayaga (Abulug)-Ballesteros-Aparri Road (JABAR Section) Junction in Ballesteros, Cagayan with only some remaining refinements needed to be done.
Secretary Mark A. Villar said that two (2) kilometers of road network has been improved since the project started civil works in June 2019.
Publish Date : 10/11/2020 12:08:17 AM
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the concreting of the access road leading to Diffun, Quirino's Ganano Falls, providing locals and visitors easier travel to the tourist destination.
According to Secretary Mark A. Villar, the recently completed 540-meter section of the access road supplements the 1.02-kilometer portion that was paved last year by DPWH Quirino District Engineering Office (DEO).
Publish Date : 10/9/2020 7:45:23 AM
Motorists are now utilizing a newly-widened 3.2-kilometer portion of Gov. JJ Linao Road in the municipality of Pilar, Bataan Province.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bataan 2nd District Engineering Office reported the completion of the P96.5-Million road widening project starting at Barangay Nagwaling to Barangay Diwa, Pilar for Segment 1 and portion at Barangay Liyang, Pilar for Segment 2.
Publish Date : 10/9/2020 7:32:02 AM
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 along Pasig River.