Guardo to DEPW: Check integrity of bridges

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, chairperson of the committee on infrastructure in the City Council, said there was a necessity to check the integrity of the bridges.  Guardo said that the collapse of…

Cebu City allots P50 million for infrastructure rehabilitation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has allotted P50 million for infrastructure rehabilitation of destroyed or damaged roads and bridges, barangay halls, public buildings located mostly in the mountain barangays caused by typhoon Odette which…

City dad wants Mandaue bridges’ condition inspected

Rosalie Abatayo 11/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City council has called on to the City Engineering Office and the Department of Public Works and Highways to look into the structural integrity of the bridges in the city, amid…

MCBMB to ban bicycles in Mactan-Mandaue bridges; DPWH to raise side railing to prevent suicide attempts

Rosalie Abatayo 09/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following recent suicide attempts in the two Mactan-Cebu bridges, the Mactan-Cebu Bridge Management Board (MCBMB) will soon ban bicycles from plying the two Mactan- Mandaue bridges, increase the side railing of the bridge,…

Roads to be closed for Lapu feast

Norman Mendoza 11/19/2018

Some roads in Lapu-Lapu City will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday for the feast of the Virgin of the Rule. Lapu-Lapu City Police director Limuel Obon ordered all policemen to be alert and to secure the…

Fences sought for two bridges

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/08/2018

TO PREVENT SUICIDES A resolution lobbying for the installation of tall razor barbed fences at two bridges connecting mainland Cebu and Mactan Island had been addressed to the Mandaue City government for consideration. Provincial Board (PB) Member…

Presidential adviser’s call: Bring back PPP

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/01/2017

THE government should strengthen its relationship with the country’s private sector, starting with bringing back Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in the implementation of big-ticket infrastructure projects. This was the call made by Jose Ma. “Joey” Concepcion III, presidential…

Bridge cut off, 15 dead; ‘Worst flooding in 30 years’

Calvin D. Cordova 12/31/2014

At dawn, muddy water swept through Ronda town, south Cebu, killing at least 12 people in the worst flooding seen there in 30 years, triggered by torrential  rains of typhoon Seniang. “Nagsyagit ang mg bata…nangayo ug tabang……

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