7 cheat death as vehicle rams concrete railing in Negros

Florence Baesa 01/15/2020

DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental- Seven construction company employees cheated death when the vehicle they were riding ascended through the railing of a bridge in a freak vehicular accident at 2:10 am, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the…

2020 fluvial procession to skip visit to Pasil fish port- organizers

Morexette Marie Erram 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Organizers are planning an earlier start for this year’s fluvial procession of the miraculous images of the Señor Sto. Niño and the Our Lady of Guadalupe. Lieutenant Junior Grade John Michael Encina, information…

Cebu-Cordova bridge can withstand 7.8 magnitude quake, 250 kph super typhoon wind

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is the first in the country to be designed to withstand an earthquake up to 7.8 magnitude. This is one of the features of the bridge that the…

Fewer buses take Mambaling underpass on dry run’s day 1

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Only a few buses took the route to the south and back via the Mambaling underpass during the first day (June 28) of the dry run to allow buses to pass there. Francisco…

Cenro chief expects to collect more than 20 tons of garbage in March 9’s Lahug River cleanup

Delta Derycka Letigio 03/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 20 tons of garbage are expected to be collected during this day’s, March 9, cleanup of the Lahug River. Nida Cabrera, Cebu City Environment and  Natural Resources Office (Cenro) head, said…

Construction worker from Pasil identified as victim in Lapu-Lapu bridge shooting attack

Benjie B. Talisic 03/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The victim in the second shooting incident in Lapu-Lapu City on Friday, March 1, survived the attack and has been identified as construction worker, Mikael Fernandez. Senior Master Sergeant Dennis Singson of the…

Bloody day in Lapu-Lapu: One killed in two shooting incidents in four hours

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 03/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two shooting incidents happened in Lapu-Lapu City within a span of four hours on Friday (March 1), with one victim confirmed dead while another one being rushed to the hospital for treatment. Around…

New attraction in Toledo City: Pool-like river beneath New Ilihan Bridge

Morexette Erram 02/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There’s a new attraction in Toledo City that’s fast gaining popularity. Videos and photos of people flocking to the New Ilihan Bridge in Barangay Ilihan in Toledo City, located 47.2 kilometers southwest of Cebu…

DPWH-7 to close northbound lane of Mananga Bridge 2 for repair

Doris C. Bongcac 11/28/2018

The Department of Public Works and Highway in Central Visayas (DWPH-7) will implement closure of the northbound land of the Mananga Bridge 2 in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City starting at 10 p.m. on Thursday to implement rehabilitation…

‘DEFECTIVE’ BRIDGE?

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/22/2018

Hole found in newly constructed P60-million Dumlog Bridge in Sibonga The 40-meter bridge in Barangay Dumlog in Sibonga serves as the most convenient route that connects the town to the rest of the southern part of Cebu…

One lane of new Simala bridge closed for emergency repair

Doris C. Bongcac 11/22/2018

The concrete bridge in Sitio Dumlog, Barangay Simala, Sibonga town was just completed this year. But even before this could be formally turned over to the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7), the…

DPWH-7 to allow light vehicles use of Mananga bridge during duration of repair

Doris C. Bongcac 11/15/2018

The northbound lane of the Mananga bridge in Talisay City will be reopened for light vehicles’ use even while the bridge’s preventive maintenance works is ongoing. The agreement was reached in a meeting which Talisay City Mayor…

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