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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is currently implementing the road widening project along intermittent sections of the Iloilo-Antique Road in the towns of Oton, Tigbauan, Guimbal, Miagao, and San Joaquin, province of Iloilo. According to DPWH-Iloilo First District Engineer Nonie A. Viyar, PHP87.045-million have been allocated for …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to complete the 1.8-kilometer section of Mindanao Avenue Extension from P. Dela Cruz Street to Gen. Luis Avenue in Caloocan City. In an inspection held Thursday, January 17, DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the ongoing road project dubbed …

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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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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is keeping its promise to the public. After its plan to close the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge beginning in September 2018 to replace it with a new one was deferred following the public’s clamor at its timeliness because of the coming holiday season, the …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), in anticipation of the heavy flow of traffic this Christmas holidays, has reactivated its ‘Lakbay Alalay’ program. From December 21, 2018 to January 2, 2019, Motorist Assistance Stations manned by Motorist Assistance teams will be stationed at different locations nationwide to assist …

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Alae Bypass Road

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has already completed 89.8 percent of the ongoing Alae Bypass Road project that will benefit motorists coming from Alae, Bukidnon to Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental and vice versa. DPWH Region X Director Zenaida T. Tan said the project involves the construction of a …

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Katipunan Avenue Extension

Traffic on Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City will soon improve now that the Katipunan Avenue Extension project is back on track with the government after the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) via Secretary Mark A. Villar and the Metropolitan …

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Otis Bridge

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reopened the Otis Bridge in Manila, three months ahead of schedule as promised by department Secretary Mark A. Villar in August. The original schedule given by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for the bridge’s completion was nine months, or March …

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Anduyan Bridge

Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar formally inaugurated on Monday, November 26, 2018 two major infrastructure projects in the province of La Union, namely, the Aringay-Tubao Alternate Road and Anduyan Bridge. The opening of these projects will provide a better and faster road network for motorists …

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Butuan By-Pass Road

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar inspected on Friday, November 23, the Butuan By-Pass Road project. The bypass road is a solution to the increasing volume of traffic along the Butuan City-Cagayan de Oro-Iligan (BCIR) Road which prevents fast mobility of economic goods and irate …

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DPWH JICA Drones

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones are now being used to check the structural integrity of the country’s longest and highest bridges–the San Juanico Bridge connecting Samar and Leyte and the Agas-Agas Bridge in Southern Leyte, respectively. Under the guidance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Project Team, the …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced that the 6.94-km Laguna Lake Highway, which is formerly C-6, is now completed. The said highway is serves as an alternate route to avoid the traffic congestion along EDSA and C-5. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar led the ceremonial drive-through of the …

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More road sections affected by Typhoon ‘Rosita’ in the Cordillera Administrative Region is expected to be passable this week with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) continuously undertaking the massive clearing operations. In a report to Secretary Mark A. Villar and Senior Undercretary Rafael C. Yabut, DPWH-Cordillera Administrative …

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Diokno Bridge

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has reopened the Diokno Bridge along Diokno Highway in Calaca, Batangas, which was previously closed due to road slips and damaged slope protection brought by heavy rains in 2016. DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar led the inauguration of the reconstructed 90-lineal meter …

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is conducting road repairs in parts of Quezon City, Epifanio delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) and Circumferential Road 5 (C-5) this weekend. In a traffic advisory it issued yesterday, Friday, November 2, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said road reblocking and repairs …

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