Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson reminded public works contractors, suppliers, and consultants including officials and employees of the Department to be wary of solicitors pretending to be Secretary Singson or either Undersecretaries Jaime A. Pacanan, Romeo S. Momo, and Rafael C. Yabut.
Pinapayuhan ang mga motorista ngayong Semana Santa na iwasan muna ang pagdaan sa EDSA at sa halip ay gamitin ang mga alternatibong ruta, para magbigay daan sa isasagawang road re-blocking ng Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR).
All motorists are advised to avoid EDSA and take alternative routes due to the Department of Public Works and Highways—National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) road reblocking, which will commence from April 16, 2014, (Wednesday) at 2:00 p.m. for Southbound, and at 12:00 p.m.
Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson ordered Regional and District Offices nationwide to direct contractors with ongoing road works to clear the national highways of barriers including idle equipment in anticipation for influx of travelers this Holy Week.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) restricts the Quezon Bridge in Quiapo, Manila, to light vehicles, while repair works along EDSA resume this weekend.
The R. Diokno Highway in Batangas City is passable only to light vehicles effective April 7, 2014. Cargo trucks, heavy equipment, and other vehicles exceeding 10 tons will have alternate detour routes at Tagaytay-Nasugbu and Palico-Balayan-Batangas Roads.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will continue with its re-blocking and repair of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) this coming weekend.
The DPWH continues its advocacy towards gender equality by providing opportunities for men and women, through training and employment.
“The safety of bridge users is of paramount importance, hence, before any untoward incident happens, there is a need to re-check the workmanship of the temporary bridge where vehicles with load limit of more than 20 tons reportedly pass through”, said Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson.
In a recently conducted planning session of DPWH management, Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson said that priorities shall include paving all remaining gravel and earth roads of the national road network in the country, improving the capacity of existing roads with high volume or capacity ratios through road widening projects, construction of bypasses where road widening is not feasible, and improving the smoothness of national highways through tighter supervision and quality assurance during construction stage, and improved construction processes.