DPWH prepares to launch green, sustainable building code in 2015

“This is the Department’s response to the clamor for sustainable building regulations to reduce greenhouse emissions and introduce electricity and cost savings for new buildings specifically malls, offices, hotels, residential condominiums, retails establishments, schools and hospitals falling under the minimum qualifying criteria set forth by the code,” said Secretary Singson.

DPWH receives new mobile drainage pump from Japan

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Rogelio L. Singson receives from Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe on Wednesday (July 9, 2014) eight new mobile drainage pumps provided by the Government of Japan through the Grant Aid Program for the Project for the Improvement of Equipment for Disaster Risk Management in the Philippines.

DPWH finishes road upgrade of two middle lanes along España Blvd.

Two middle lanes of España Boulevard from P. Campa Street to N. Reyes Street are now open to motorists after 13 days of round-the-clock road improvement works. This was after Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) finished early Wednesday (June 18) the Stage 2 of the Concreting with Drainage Improvement of España Boulevard or the construction on 762.6-square meter middle lanes of España Boulevard.

DPWH intensifies business transparency measures through new online tracking system

Contractors, suppliers, consultants, and others who have financial transactions with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DWPH) will no longer have to go through the conventional process of ‘personal follow-up,’ as it introduces the online Document Tracking System (DoTS)—a web-based portal which answers inquiries regarding business-related documents processing.