The national government, through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), is pursuing the construction of flood walls in flood prone areas to combat flooding within and outside of Metro Manila.
“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.
The Department of Public Works and Highways has released a list of road sections affected by typhoon Glenda in Region V. #postGlendaPH
The Department of Public Works and Highways recently received eight new mobile drainage pumps from the government of Japan, enabling the department to respond to flooding situations in Central Luzon, Southern Tagalog, Central and Eastern Visayas, Davao Region, Caraga, and Metro Manila.
Secretary Rogelio Singson reiterates that offshore dredging or mining is not within the mandate of the Department of Public Works and Highways. The DPWH, however, is responsible in dredging inland channels and waterways such as rivers, esteros, creeks, canals, lakes, etc., which are being done by contract or by administration.
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.
The Department of Public Works and Highways has completed the construction of 440.14 kilometers of farm-to-market roads across the country, spending P2.36 billion.
Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio L. Singson has directed the strict adherence to the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH’s) policy in preserving historic sites and structures in all its projects nationwide.
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.
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.