Jica to inspect proposed locations of 4th bridge

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Experts from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) will be inspecting the proposed locations of the 4th Cebu-Mactan bridge. This developed after several members of Mactan’s business sector reiterated their opposition to connect…

Capitol, DPWH to start dredging 3 major tributaries in towns affected by flooding in 2020

Mae Fhel Gom-os 09/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), and the Cebu Provincial government, are set to start dredging the major tributaries in three towns severely affected by flooding last year. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

Rotunda at SRP gets nod of Cebu City Council

Dyrecka Letigio 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council approved the P600 million proposed rotunda by the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) at the South Road Properties (SRP) corner F. Vestil Street. Councilor…

Villar inspects CCLEX, now at 80% completion

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar inspected the ongoing construction of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) to check the progress of the project. Villar was in Cebu on July…

Contractor of drainage project claims warning devices are at Lapu-Lapu excavation site 

Futch Anthony Inso 07/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — GT Construction, the contractor of the drainage project in Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City, has clarified that they have installed early warning devices in the site even before two vehicles accidentally fell into an…

Negros submarine cable damaged by DPWH being repaired, says NGCP 

Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 07/08/2021

BACOLOD CITY—The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is working to repair its Negros high voltage submarine cable damaged during the Department of Public Workers and Highways (DPWH) re-channeling activities. The damage had not affected the…

USC says no to flyover near P. Del Rosario

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The University of San Carlos (USC) appealed to project proponents of the proposed new flyover projects here, to reconsider their plans. USC opposed the construction of a 1.1-kilometer flyover encompassing portions of Osmeña…

RDC-7 appeals to Lapu-Lapu City: Reconsider realignment of Fourth Bridge

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (IDC) is asking Lapu-Lapu City to reconsider its plans of realigning the original plans for the proposed Fourth Bridge connecting Mactan Island to mainland Cebu. During…

‘New plans’ for Metro Cebu Expressway may hit 300 houses in Mingla

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 300 households in Minglanilla town may be displaced should the national government proceed in implementing changes for the multi-billion Metro Cebu Expressway project. Mayor Elanito Peña and Councilor Rajiv Enad confirmed…

DPWH starts repair of damaged Mandaue City road

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/14/2021

MANDAUE CITY,  Cebu– The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started the repair of a portion of Lopez Jaena Street in Barangay Subangdaku here that was damaged by floods caused by the heavy downpour on…

Sambag 2 residents pose no objections on planned new road

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Sambag 2 residents in Cebu City have agreed to the construction of an access road that would connect B. Rodriguez Street to P. Del Rosario Extension (Private). READ: Sambag 1 and 2…

Bikers urged: Remind DPWH about ‘Special Provision No. 23’

Mariejo S. Ramos 06/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Anxious about the new normal?  Why not make it a “better normal” by going on two wheels — and being kinder to the environment — for your daily commute? Celebrating World Bicycle Day on…

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