The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the agency in charge of administering Government of Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA), is committed to continue support the Philippines wide ranging infrastructure program focused on socio-economic development. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. met with JICA President Dr. Tanaka Akihiko wherein the bilateral agency leader reaffirmed continuous commitment to […]

Better Road Paves Way to Marawi City Economic Recovery

DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that the build back better plan to improveroads in Marawi City is paving the way for recovery of economic activity from aftermath of the 2017 siege in Philippines’ only Islamic City. Secretary Villar said that the DPWH has already completed road paving works […]

Ongoing Coastal Bypass Road to Boost Economy in Lianga, Surigao del Sur

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is fast-tracking the construction of a 3.06-kilometer coastal bypass road in the town of Lianga, Surigao del Sur. “The Lianga Coastal Bypass Road is a major infrastructure project that will increase economic growth in the municipality and boost tourism by making the area a main stopover for […]

DPWH Hires Additional for Build, Build, Build program

THE Build, Build, Build (BBB) Program under the administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, not only build roads, bridges, and other public infrastructure to spur economic development but also provided employment opportunities to the Filipino people amid the Covid 19 pandemic. Secretary Mark A. Villar announced that 1,013 engineer positions coterminous with BBB Program were […]

DPWH completes 2-Km Zamboanga road

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in convergence with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has completed the construction of a new 2.15-kilometer, 2-lane concrete road that now assists farmers in the town of Mutia, province of Zamboanga del Norte. In a report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH Regional Office […]

DPWH to Open CLLEX up to Aliaga, Nueva Ecija by May 15

PUBLIC Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar declared that a new toll-free expressway from Tarlac City to Aliaga, Nueva Ecija, will be open to motoring public on May 15, 2021. Villar said that witihin the next 90 days, the 18 kilometer section from the connection of SCTEX and TPLEX in Balingcanaway, Tarlac City up […]

DPWH Acts to Citizen’s Report Concerning MNR project

PUBLIC Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar reminded contractors that the safety protocols particularly on good housekeeping and installation of sufficient warning signs and barricades is a must to prevent accidents on construction sites. Villar said that contractors may be suspended for failure to observe highest safety standards in highway construction. Existing DPWH Highway […]

New Public Market in Burgos, La Union

IN an effort to support local markets and produces amidst the pandemic, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a new public market in Barangay Poblacion, Burgos, La Union. Based on a report from DPWH La Union Second District Engineering Office (DEO), DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that a three-storey Burgos […]

P96-M River Wall Completed in Valencia City, Bukidnon

HAZARD to properties, as well as businesses, are now avoided with the recently-completed flood-control mitigation structure in Barangay Poblacion, Valencia City, Bukidnon. Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the P96-million flood-control project is a part of the long-term flood risk management measures near Pulangi River, providing a sense of security to […]

Subway sisimulan sa Hulyo

TINITIYAK ng Department of Transportation (DOTr) na magsisimula sa Disyembre nitong taon ang partial operation ng kauna-unahang subway railway system sa bansa, Ito ang inihayag ni DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade sa unveiling ceremony ng bahagi ng tunnel boring machine, na siyang head cutter na mahalaga sa construction ng Metro Manila subway railway system. Ang $350-bilion […]