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DPWH to favor road rehab over preventive maintenance in next 2 years

Workers from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways will “prioritize rehabilitation over preventive maintenance” in the preservation of the country’s road network, which is valued at P1.2 trillion, in the last two years of the Aquino administration.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MMDA delays Edsa repairs by 16 hours


The repair and concrete reblocking of 94 sections on the whole stretch of Edsa will start at 2 p.m. on Holy Wednesday instead of at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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

DPWH explains delayed flood-control project in Manila

TRAFFIC PROBLEM TODAY, FLOOD SOLUTION TOMORROW.  The  P560-million “floodwater interceptor project” of the DPWH on Blumentritt, Manila, is designed to hold rainwater coming all the way from Quezon City and divert it to a Tondo creek and then to Manila Bay.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) acknowledged Monday that its P560-million Blumentritt floodwater interceptor project in Manila had been congesting traffic in the area for the past eight months, but that it would offer a big relief to the city once completed later this year.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

QC dads okay P54 million for road repairs, landmarks

The Quezon City council has approved the allocation of around P54 million for the restoration of typhoon-damaged roads and the installation of landmarks for schools, public markets, and city streets.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

‘Magallanes Interchange needs repairs ASAP’


The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is eager to start repairing the 39-year-old Magallanes Interchange in Makati City as it warned that the cracks it found expose motorists to “extreme danger.”

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Road repairs in QC, Edsa set this weekend


This weekend, motorists should expect some traffic buildup in parts of Edsa and Kamuning Road in Quezon City where the Department of Public Works and Highways will carry out road repairs.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DPWH: More repairs, days of heavy Edsa traffic ahead

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Friday advised motorists to again expect traffic buildup on some major thoroughfares in Metro Manila as it resumes road improvement and maintenance works.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DPWH defends road repairs: Look beyond surface


Some roads in Metro Manila “may appear okay on the surface, but underneath they have actually deteriorated because of old age.”

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DPWH to conduct extensive road repairs in Metro during Holy Week break

DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Taking advantage of the relatively low volume of vehicles in Metro Manila during the Holy Week, the Department of Public Works and Highways is set to undertake road repairs in various parts of the metropolis, mostly involving sections of the 23-kilometer Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, the country’s busiest thoroughfare.

Posted: March 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990AM

We were advised that the Department of Public Works and Highways will start a series of road repairs on major Metro Manila arteries starting this weekend. Expect heavy traffic along major roads in Manila, Quezon City and Pasay City.

Posted: March 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

MMDA warns public: Expect heavy traffic over the weekend

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The weekend traffic might be heavy due to several road repair works that will be undertaken by the Department of Public Works and Highways.

Posted: March 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Phase 1 hardest part of Edsa rehab, says DPWH chief


When major road improvements on the 23-kilometer-long Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa) start next May, the patience of motorists and commuters using the country’s busiest thoroughfare will be tested.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Extra five days for flyover repair

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.

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

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