DPWH clears 8 road sections left impassable by typhoon Luis

Clearing operations are still ongoing in eight road sections in Regions 1, 2, 3, 8, and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) that had to be closed to traffic due to landslides, washed out detour roads, and flood waters left by recent typhoon Luis.


DPWH chief: No let up in purging DPWH erring employees

Secretary Singson: “I won’t hesitate suspending or terminating erring DPWH personnel who are members of the Bids and Awards Committees (BACs) conniving with contractors or with unscrupulous individuals found to be ‘fixing’ the biddings in the Department.”


Seven road sections still impassable due to Typhoon Luis

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is working round-the-clock to re-open seven national road sections that were affected by the recent onslaught of Typhoon Luis. As of September 17, 2014, 10:00 a.m., the DPWH Bureau of Maintenance identified three roads in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), one road section each in Regions 1, 2, 3, and 5.


DPWH Advisory: Typhoon Luis update, as of September 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.

Eleven road sections still closed to traffic due to landslides, soil collapse, washed out detour road and flood waters: six in CAR, one Region I, one in Region II, two in Region III and one in Region V. All other national roads of affected regions are open to traffic.


DPWH undertakes immediate clearing on Typhoon Luis affected infrastructure

To immediately attend to repair and improvement of calamity damaged infrastructure, Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, through Department Order 96 dated September 11, 2014 directed the immediate submission by the Regional Directors and District Engineers factual ground validation of damages to DPWH projects for request for funding.


Singson leads oathtaking program for DWPH project managers

From a pool of Department’s Project Managers under the direct supervision of DPWH Undersecretary Rafael C. Yabut, a Project Manager, depending upon expertise, experience, rank and magnitude of Project Management Office (PMO) projects, is assigned to ensure the effective implementation of major foreign assisted projects.


DPWH seeks concurrence of City of Manila before the start of Anda Circle transfer

The Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region (DPWH-NCR) has sought the concurrence of the City of Manila and the National Historical Commission before it proceeds for the removal of the rotunda along Bonifacio Drive.


DPWH works on new Kalibo bridge project to support tourism in Aklan

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is constructing a new bridge in Kalibo, Aklan that will support the national government program of providing good quality infrastructure that will further give boost to the promotion of trade and tourism.


DPWH starts bidding for 7km by-pass road segment in Bulacan

Procurement activities for the 7.74 kilometers highway continuation of Plaridel By-Pass Road Project from Bustos to San Rafael, Bulacan has started with the availability of pre-qualification and bidding documents at the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for all interested civil work contractors.