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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that it will temporarily open Kennon Road throughout the Lenten week. According to the DPWH announcement, Kennon Road will be open to two-way traffic beginning April 14, Palm Sunday, until 6:00 AM in the morning of April 22, Monday. This is …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is currently conducting intensified road maintenance works in Southern Leyte. The said program is eyed to increase the road condition rating, which was already at 96.55 percent as of last year. The said program is meant to cover 299 kilometers of national …

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The 7.55-kilometer Banza-Magallanes Road in Agusan del Norte is eyed to be completed by 2022. Currently being implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways Regional Office 13, the PHP1.55-billion project is being funded under the Multi-Year Allocation Program. Once completed, the new road will decrease travel time from …

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The Road Board is dead. Thanks to President Rodrigo Duterte, he has already signed its demise into law with Republic Act No. 11239. Republic Act No. 11239, which dissolves the Road Board under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), is transferring its PHP45 billion Motor Vehicle User’s Charge (MVUC) fund …

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Good news to those who regularly commute along the Cebu South Roads (CSR) stretch: Congress is looking for alternative roads to solve the traffic congestion within the area, specifically in Talisay City and Minglanilla town. According to Cebu First District Representative Gerald Anthony ‘Samsam’ Gullas, they have been discussing the matter in …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways–Cagayan Second District Engineering Office (DPWH-CSDEO) has completed four road concreting projects leading to different tourist destinations in the Cagayan region. District Engineer Lorna B. Asuten said the four road concreting projects, which amount to a total of PHP82 million, will offer tourists with …

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The closure of the Estrella-Pantaleon bridge has once again moved to a later date. Previously, it was reported that the two-year reconstruction and closure of the bridge will be tomorrow, January 12. Now, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that the Estrella-Pantaleon bridge will be closed to …

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Some five national roads remain impassable following the onslaught brought by Typhoon Usman. The Department of Public Works and Highways Bureau of Maintenance (DPWH-BOM) reported that as of Thursday (January 3) noontime, concerned field offices are conducting clearing operations at Marikina-Infanta Road, K0114+838 in Barangay Magsaysay, Infanta, Quezon due to …

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It seems the nine-year old Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, which connects Estrella Street in Makati City to Barangka Drive in Mandaluyong City, has exceeded its 20,000 daily vehicle limit that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will close it and replace it with a new one. Speaking to the House …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) recently announced the completion of a PHP50-million slope protection project along a section of the Calbayog-Catarman Road in Calbayog City, Samar. According to a report from the Region 8 office of the DPWH, the project–which covers a 7,800-square meter embankment–is designed to …

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It seems taxes and cars are at odds these days — and vehicle owners are the ones absorbing many of the blows. Move over excise tax — there’s a new bill on the block that’s seeking for higher taxes once again: the “additional cars” tariff. House Bill 3298: Restructuring the Private …

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