DPWH receives new flood-fighting equipment from Japan

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.


DPWH clarifies: Offshore dredging not within its mandate

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.


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.


Investors submit technical proposals for Cavite-Laguna Expressway Project

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).


DPWH Region 2 to hold stakeholders meeting to avert kuliglig road mishaps

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.