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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 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 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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Gandara-Matuguinao Road

A nationwide program to check the roughness of national roads will be made, under the supervision of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Assisted by the department’s Regional and District Engineering Offices, consultant, RoadKorea Inc. in joint venture with Cybersoft Integrated Geoinformatics, Inc. (RKI JV CIGI) will conduct …

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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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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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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 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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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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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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