Manipis Road closed for 10 days following landslide

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A landslide in Barangay Campo Kwatro portion of the Manipis-Toledo Wharf Road has prompted the Talisay City government to once again close the road for safety purposes. Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam”…

Megawide promises to fix drainage, road network, and police outposts in Carbon Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Megawide Construction Corp., the developer tasked to modernize the Carbon Market, promised to fix the infrastructure problems in Cebu’s largest market. Lyds Eco, the operations director of the Cebu to the World project…

Informal settlers in Tipolo Creek told to vacate for a flood control project

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will be clearing the Tipolo Creek of informal settlers to implement flood control projects. Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes said that he will be talking to Atty. Johnbee Biton, the acting…

3 areas in Mandaue City flooded

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/15/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Three areas in Mandaue City have experienced leg and knee-deep floods after a heavy downpour on Friday morning, October 15, 2021. Felix Suico Jr., operations head of the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management…

Portions of Manipis Road closed indefinitely

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Motorists usually passing through the Talisay-Toledo Wharf Access Road, also called Manipis Road, better start looking for alternative routes. This, after the City of Talisay – Traffic Operations and Development Authority (CT-TODA) announced…

DPWH inaugurates Marigondon road concreting project

Futch Anthony Inso 10/07/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) through the Cebu 6th District Engineering Office inaugurated the new road concreting project in Sitio Ylaya, Barangay Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday morning, October 7,…

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…

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