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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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Kennon Road

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that Kennon Road will be temporarily opened to light vehicles from February 14 to 18 and from February 22 to March 4 to cater to the motorists going up Baguio City in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for the Philippine …

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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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Laguna Lake Highway Bike Lane

In an effort to provide a safer road for cyclists, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has opened a separate 5.58-kilometer bicycle lane facility along the stretch of the Laguna Lake Highway in Taguig City. DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, together with Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano and …

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DOWH JICA Marawi

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has formally started the rehabilitation of transcentral roads severely damaged by the armed conflict in Marawi City, Province of Lanao del Sur. Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda together with DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Chief …

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The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is considering making exclusive the motorcycle lane along EDSA once the road diet proposal pushes through. The road diet proposal seeks to reduce the width of the lanes along EDSA by up to three meters to create a new lane for motorcycles. At present, …

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Region 10 will soon be a housing a new diversion road with “scenic views of the forest” with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) undertaking the the construction of the Santa Felomina-Bonbonon-Digkilaan-Rogongon Road in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte. DPWH-Region 10 Director Zenaida Tan was quoted in a …

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