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Another road project assailed

ROAD PROJECT  A 1.2-kilometer canal intended as a flood-control measure by the Department of Public Works and Highways cost 30 to 40 trees along the Aguinaldo Highway in Barangay Silang Crossing, Tagaytay City. CLIFFORD NUÑEZ/CONTRIBUTOR

Still another road project of the national government, which resulted in the cutting of trees, proceeded here without clearance from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Tree-cutting protests delay road project

ENVIRONMENTAL advocates have raised an outcry against the planned removal of trees along General Luna Street in Iloilo City.  The road is being widened as part of efforts to help ease traffic congestion. GUIJO DUENAS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Trees or better and wider roads. Local governments should decide which to prioritize amid opposition to the cutting of trees in road widening and other public works projects, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Western Visayas.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Nueva Ecija city suffers road project woes

It’s Cabanatuan’s turn to complain about government road projects that have caused massive traffic jams at the start of classes this month.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DPWH set to implement 5 major road projects in Metro Manila


Aside from the P3.74-billion major rehabilitation of the 23-kilometer Efipanio de los Santos Avenue, or Edsa, and the construction of the P3.03-billion Edsa-Taft Avenue flyover, five other Metro Manila road projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways are expected to test further the patience of motorists and commuters in Metro Manila when they finally get the go-ahead of Malacañang and the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA).

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

DepEd welcomes MMDA proposal


Education officials are willing to discuss the proposal of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to shorten classes to four days a week in selected schools in Metro Manila that will be affected by heavy traffic because of upcoming road projects.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »