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.
Included under the national government’s Public-Private-Partnership program, private investor/s will finance, design, construct, operate and maintain the expressway project with an estimated investments value of P35.42 Bilion that starts from Cavite Expressway in Kawit (Cavite) and ends at Mamplasan interchange of South Luzon Expressway in Biñan (Laguna).
With unabated road accidents involving two-wheeled trailers pulled by two wheel tractors or commonly known as kuliglig, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Cagayan Valley Region will hold a consultative stakeholders’ meeting with local chief and other concerned government agencies to formulate solutions to address the issue.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will implement round-the clock works for two months in the construction of drainage and road improvement along España Boulevard in Sampaloc, Manila.
Secretary of Public Works and Highways Rogelio Singson explained that the provision of dowels will prevent the occurrence of unregulated cracks in transverse joints of concrete pavement due to dimensional changes in the slab and repeated passage of vehicles.
Secretary of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson calls on the local government units (LGUs) to ensure the protection of infrastructure facilities.