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DPWH to pave last 15,000 km of gravel roads

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With a 2014 budget allocation of P129.41 billion, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) plans to rehabilitate the last 15,872 kilometers of gravel and unpaved arterial roads nationwide.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Heavy rains delay bunkhouses setup

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Bad weather in Eastern Visayas has been blamed by the Department of Public Works and Highways for the delay in the construction of temporary shelters for the survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda in the region.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Transparency in infra bidding saved gov’t P8B, says DPWH

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An additional P8.2 billion have been saved in the past 15 months by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) through transparent and competitive bidding of infrastructure projects, bringing to P18.8 billion the agency’s total savings during the Aquino administration.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Use local labor in typhoon rehab, contractors urged

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Sisters Jenelyn and Renee Rise Astorga, both typhoon survivors, rest with plastic bags of relief supplies they received from good samaritans inside their shack Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Tacloban City. The Department of Public Works and Highways is overseeing the construction of temporary shelters in Eastern Visayas. Private contractors have been told to use local labor.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

Private contractors undertaking reconstruction work in Central and Eastern Visayas must employ local labor, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson said on Friday.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DPWH focuses on vehicles, structures blocking streets

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is intensifying its campaign to clear national roads of illegally parked vehicles and structures. Lawyer Brando Ray Raya of the DPWH Legal Department on Tuesday said they are closely monitoring national roads. Raya said parking of vehicles on national roads and structures encroaching on roads and sidewalks [...]

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

DPWH to fund P40 M Cebu City flood control projects

About P40.8 million was set aside from the 2014 budget of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Central Visayas to fund flood control and drainage projects in Cebu City’s north district next year. The appropriation includes the P20.8 million to fund the dredging at the mouth of the Mahiga Creek in order [...]

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Flood control focus of DPWH after roads

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Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undergo a “substantial shift” to flood management once it is finished with road repairs and other related concerns, Secretary Rogelio Singson told senators on Monday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DPWH to Palace: Show off 32 finished infra projects

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The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recommended to Malacañang the inclusion of at least 32 completed state infrastructure projects during the visual presentation of President Aquino’s fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) next Monday at the House of Representatives.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DPWH: Transparency resulted in P16.3B savings

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DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has saved more than P16.35 billion in nearly two years through “full transparency in operations,” as well as competitive and transparent bidding of infrastructure projects.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mandaue City Council wants skywalk freed from billboards

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THE City Council of Mandaue City, passed a resolution asking the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to remove a commercial billboard in the pedestrian sky walk along the United Nations Avenue in barangay Umapad.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

DPWH realigns P65M for Mandaue drainage

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TO address flooding along the national road in M.C. Briones Street in Mandaue City, the Department of Public Works and Highways is rolling out a P65-million drainage project from barangay Subangdaku to barangay Basak.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

We don’t sponsor raffles–DPWH

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Saying “gasgas na ang pangalan ko (my name has been dragged through the mud),” a top official of the Department of Public Works and Highways has warned the public against extortionists dropping his name in connection with nonexistent DPWH-sponsored raffles and other fake fundraising activities.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P160B projects seen to spur more growth

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The Philippine government through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will fuel more activities for the construction industry in the country with a P144.3 budget billion road projects and P20 billion for tourism support infrastructure this year.

Posted: June 7th, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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