By Cynthia D. Balana
The deputy Ombudsman for Luzon has cleared officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Region IV-B (Mimaropa) and several private contractors of all criminal and administrative charges filed in connection with the construction of P420 million worth of infrastructure projects financed with Malampaya gas share funds.
PERSONNEL of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) and contractor PLD Construction will start working on the asphalt overlay of Marcelo B. Fernan Bridge on March 18.
More than 93 percent of barangay roads nationwide and nearly 69 percent and 66 percent, respectively, of provincial and national roads remain unpaved.
WORK on the road concreting project in the busy Maximo Patalinhug Avenue, Lapu-Lapu City was suspended after Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza refused to allow its completion.
REHABILITATION work on both the Mandaue-Mactan and Marcelo B. Fernan Bridges were scheduled on Feb. 25 by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) was barred from using Archbishop Reyes Avenue in Cebu City to park their heavy equipment especially during daytime.
THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) apologized for not informing the public beforehand about work to be done for the P12.5 million road concreting project in Canduman road in Mandaue City. Engr. Renault Ricardo, DPWH district office spokesman, said the project started last Jan. 31 and has caused caused heavy traffic along H. [...]
By Judy Quiros
President Aquino has said his favorite success story these days is that of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), an agency notorious for corruption during the Arroyo administration.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) asked for a five-day extension to finish its rehabilitation of the Maguikay flyover in Mandaue City.
Malacañang has given the go-signal to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to uproot some 3,000 trees to clear the way for a multimillion-dollar program to build “world-class” roads on Samar Island.
Even before the Palace invitation for a meeting on flyover projects with President Benigno Aquino III last year, Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and flyover critics knew at the back of their minds that power politics was at play on a national level.
Mandaue City officials called on the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to investigate the drainage project at A. S. Fortuna Street near a funeral parlor after it failed to stem flooding in the area.
By Doris C. Bongcac
Here’s a glimpse of the landscape that will change in south Cebu.