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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has created an inter-agency task force to implement measures to ease traffic from Cubao, Quezon City to Makati City. MMDA Edsa traffic chief Edison ‘Bong’ Nebrija said Task Force Cubao-Makati (CubMA) was created amid the recent pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte for travel time …

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Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the construction of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) Phase 1, Contract Package 1, beginning at the connection of Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) in Balincanaway, Tarlac is nearing completion. Secretary said during the project inspection on …

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The new alternative route to the congested Pulilan to Baliuag Section of Daang Maharlika Highway in the Province of Bulacan has been opened to motorists. Construction of the 9.6-kilometer Pulilan-Baliuag Diversion Road has a multi-year funding from the DPWH infrastructure program for civil works and road right of way acquisition. The …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Thursday, May 2, deferred the May 4 closure of the eastbound lane of Marcos Bridge in Marikina City. After a meeting with officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways, its private contractor, and SM Marikina, MMDA officials decided to move the …

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Heads up, eastern Metro Manila residents, the Marcos Bridge on Marcos Highway is set for eight-month rehabilitation. In a press briefing held on April 30, Tuesday, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia announced that the eastbound portion of the bridge is the first to be closed. “Starting …

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Three of the 275 bridges in Metro Manila that have been inspected by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) sustained minor defects due to the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Luzon on Monday. Citing the report of DPWH-NCR, Secretary Mark Villar said Thursday these are Guadalupe Bridge in …

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Four road sections in Eastern Samar and Pampanga have been closed to all types of vehicles due to damages caused by separate earthquakes that rocked the country early this week, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported on Wednesday. In an advisory, the DPWH said that as of …

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The PHP1.6-Billion BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road Project of the Department of Public Works and Highways-Unified Project Management Office-Roads Management Cluster 1 (UPMO-RMC 1) will do wonders to help decongest traffic in Metro Manila. Part of the 961-meters BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road, the current pace of works at the 613-meters Sta. …

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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) will deploy anew its motorist assistance teams this week in anticipation of the influx of travelers for the Lenten break. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said the public assistance program, dubbed ‘Lakbay Alalay,’ will be placed along strategic locations nationwide starting noon on …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) inaugurated on Friday, March 29, 2019, a 435-linear meter concrete roadway inside Camp Aguinaldo and named it after the first fallen soldier in Marawi City. “This new road we are opening was named ‘JC Morales Avenue’ to honor First Lieutenant John Carl …

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The government has once again extended the suspension of enforcement of the maximum allowable gross vehicle weight (GVW) for 18- to 22-wheeler trucks and trailers. Secretaries Mark Villar of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Arthur Tugade of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) agreed to move the …

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Estrella Service Road

To give way to the ongoing rehabilitation of Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, the Estrella Service Road in Makati City will be partially closed to vehicular traffic starting next week, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced recently. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said the closure of Estrella Service Road—from Gumamela Street to …

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NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10

Following yesterday’s dry run of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link Segment 10 by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the agency has announced that the said roadway will officially be opened on February 26. According to DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, once the 5.65-kilometer elevated expressway is …

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Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar, together with Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) officials led by President Rodrigo Franco and NLEX Corporation President Luigi Bautista, will conduct a dry-run today, February 20, Wednesday, for the opening of the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 from Karuhatan, Valenzuela …

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