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Duterte’s EDSA decongestion masterplan set to ease travel around Metro Manila,...

LONG AND grueling hours on the road mostly because of the horrendous traffic at EDSA will soon be over for motorists as the Department...

Group calls for independent task force to probe DPWH anomalies

THE GOVERNMENT should consider allowing independent experts to investigate the alleged corruption within the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), an infrastructure think-tank said Thursday.

P3-B design contract signed for Bataan-Cavite bridge project

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said late Tuesday that it signed a contract for the detailed engineering design of the 32-kilometer Bataan-Cavite Interlink Bridge project.

DPWH to complete design of Panguil Bay Bridge by December

THE geotechnical survey to gather data for the design and construction of the P7.38 billion Panguil Bay Bridge in Northern Mindanao has been fast-tracked...

Clark airport, New Clark City roads nearing completion

PUBLIC WORKS and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said the first phase of the 19.8-kilometer access road to Clark International Airport in Pampanga from New Clark City in Tarlac is now 88% complete.

BGC-Ortigas link bridge 53% complete, on track for Q1 launch

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Tuesday that the P1.6-billion project that will connect Bonifacio Global City (BGC) and Ortigas Center is now about 53% complete.

DPWH says BBB deadlines stay

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it won’t adjust its deadlines for big ticket projects under the Build, Build, Build program...

DPWH seeks quick deal for NLEx extension to Anda Circle

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is hoping to reach an agreement soon with the Metro Pacific Group to extend the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) to Anda Circle in Manila’s Port Area, after the completion of the 2.6-kilometer NLEx Harbor Link Segment 10 C3-R10 Section.

Last phase of TPLEx to open this month

THE final phase of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx) project is set to open this month, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said.

DPWH to convert shipping containers into COVID-19 clinics

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has plans to convert used shipping containers into healthcare facilities for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients.

ATI’s cruise terminal to be used as quarantine site

Listed port operator Asian Terminals, Inc. (ATI) said its international cruise terminal at the Manila South Harbor is going to be used as a...

Build, Build, Build to hit targets despite COVID-19

THE government’s aggressive infrastructure program will still meet its target completions for the year despite the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic temporarily stopping the projects.

DPWH readies NLEx ‘Segment 8.2’

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to start this year the construction of 8.35 kilometers of the 11.5-kilometer NLEx “Segment 8.2” project linking C.P. Garcia Avenue in Diliman, Quezon City to Segment 8.1 at Mindanao Avenue in Novaliches, Quezon City.

New Harbor Link exit in Malabon operational by Feb. 21

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said the Malabon Exit of the 2.6-kilometer C3-R10 Section of the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10, will be open to motorists beginning Feb. 21

DPWH announces completion of projects in Isabela, Leyte, Zamboanga

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said Friday that it completed a P122-million flood control structure in Isabela, a P34-million river wall in Leyte, and a P6-million farm-to-market road in Zamboanga del Norte.

Las Piñas flood control project completed

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) on Thursday announced the early completion of the P91.68-million flood control structure and roadway in Las Piñas City.

Better roads in Biliran

THE rehabilitation of two major roads in the island province of Biliran have been completed, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported on Monday.

DPWH orders faster construction of two projects

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has ordered the faster completion of two big ticket projects under the government’s Build, Build, Build, program in Central Luzon.

Sorsogon City’s P77.6M cultural center, P887M sports complex opening in 2020

TWO BIG structures in Sorsogon City — one for the arts and another for sports — are on track with the construction schedule and expected to open by 2020, the Department of Public Works and Highway-Bicol (DPWH-5) office reported.

DPWH fast-tracking P261M interchange to Philippine Arena for SEA Games

AN INTERCHANGE project in Bulacan that will provide direct access to the Philippine Arena will be completed in time for the opening of the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Nov. 30, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced Thursday.

DPWH to acquire majority of CALAX right-of-way by yearend

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it is on track to complete the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) by 2022 with a target of delivering 70% right-of-way for the Cavite segment before the year ends.

Cebu City creates task force with DPWH to address flooding

A TASK force composed of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the city’s own Department of Engineering and Public Works has been created to address the longstanding and worsening flooding problem.

NLEX opens Balagtas northbound entry

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and NLEX Corp. on Tuesday opened the P62.7-million North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Balagtas northbound entry in Bulacan, which aims to ease traffic congestion.

Itbayat infrastructure damage at P293M — DPWH; DoTr lines up port...

INFRASTRUCTURE DAMAGE cost from the July 27 earthquakes in Itbayat, Batanes is so far estimated at P292.85 million, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

DPWH pushing to open entire length of C5 link by end-2021

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said it wants to expedite the opening of the entire length of the 7.7-kilometer C5 Link project, in order to connect Taguig to the Manila-Cavite Expressway (CAVITEx) by the end of 2021.

PWD group calls out Davao engineer’s office, DPWH for poor Accessibility...

MEMBERS OF the Association of Differently-Abled Persons (ADAP) have called on the Davao City Engineer’s Office (CEO) and the regional office of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to strictly monitor the implementation of the Accessibility Law.

Repair works on Elliptical Road start July 12

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways will begin the rehabilitation and upgrading of damaged paved road-secondary road along Elliptical Road in Quezon City on Friday, July 12.

Skyway Stage 3 Plaza Dilao Ramp to open this month

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is scheduling to open a portion of the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 within the month.

Western Visayas economy seen to bounce back after 2018 slowdown due...

ILOILO CITY — The six-month temporary closure of Boracay Island last year contributed significantly to the slowdown of Western Visayas Region’s economic growth, but a recovery is expected despite the regulated entry for tourists and stricter rules now being implemented on the island resort.

Rescue operations to continue in collapsed supermarket

SEARCH and rescue operations will continue at the Pampanga supermarket that collapse during Monday’s earthquake, even though there are no signs of life said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)

P2.6B Panay east-west road project 25% done, target opening still by...

THE PANAY East-West Lateral Road project, which links Antique to central and northern Iloilo and Capiz, is 25% done and the target opening is by 2022, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Portions of EDSA, C-5, Katipunan to be closed over the weekend...

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is advising motorists who plan to take EDSA and the Circumferential Road 5 (C-5) this weekend to instead take alternate routes as it will be conducting road rehabilitation work on these two thoroughfares over the next two days.

Swiss challenge for CTBEx, TPLEx targeted in first half

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is readying the Swiss challenge for two unsolicited proposals by the Metro Pacific and San Miguel groups by the first half of the year.

Iloilo town gets P55M flood protection

THE P55-million flood control project intended to protect residents from the overflowing of Barotac Viejo River in Barangay Poblacion Ilawod has been completed, the...

Kennon Road to be opened for light vehicles going up to...

KENNON ROAD, which has been under rehabilitation and repairs, will be temporarily opened on Feb. 14-18 and Feb. 22-March 4, but only for lights vehicles and just for the direction going up to Baguio City, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced yesterday.

DPWH starts construction of interchange near Philippine Arena

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) started on Friday the construction of the P635-million Ciudad de Victoria Interchange near the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.

MMDA: Expect heavy traffic over the weekend due to road repairs,...

MOTORISTS can expect to encounter heavy traffic over the weekend as some roads in Metro Manila are scheduled for repair and reblocking, said the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Friday, Jan. 25.

NLEx Harbor Link Segment 10 to open this month

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) said the North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Harbor Link Segment 10 is finally set to open this month.

House summons construction firm owner, 10 DPWH officials

THE HOUSE of Representatives’ rules committee has issued subpoenas against the owner of C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading and 10 regional officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways for its investigation on alleged irregularities in the budget allocation in Sorsogon.

Temporary bridge in Barlig, Mt. Province now open

A TEMPORARY bridge at the Talubin-Barlig-Natonin-Paracelis junction in Mountain Province has been completed, allowing access again after typhoon Rosita (international name: Yutu) washed out the 14-meter Lunas Bridge in late Oct.

DPWH chief says CAR projects now under review after landslides

DEPARTMENT OF Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar on Monday said he has ordered a revisit of projects in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) after road segments and a building were destroyed by recent landslides caused by heavy rains.

NLEX Harbor Link mainline gains 100% right of way, set to...

THE North Luzon Expressway (NLEx) Harbor Link Segment 10 mainline is slated to open in December after the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) successfully completed the delivery of right-of-way for the alignment of the toll road.

‘Great Wall’ of Leyte done by 2019, says DPWH

THE NEW Leyte Embankment Project, which has also been dubbed as the Leyte “Great Wall”, is expected to be completed by 2019, a year ahead of the original schedule, according to the Department of Works and Highways (DPWH).

PACC: DPWH, Congress among most corrupt

THE DEPARTMENT of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) led government agencies with the most number of corruption complaints, the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) said on Thursday.

4-lane bridge in Miagao to open soon

THE TUMAGBOK Bridge in Miagao, Iloilo, which has been widened to four lanes from two at a cost of P200 million, will soon be fully opened to motorists, the Department of Public Works and Highways-Western Visayas-6 (DPWH) announced.