Council asks DEPW, DPWH to repair Busay school building with cracks

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has requested the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to prepare a Program of Works and Estimates (POWE) for…

Lapu-Lapu mayor to drainage contractor: Finish project or I’ll sue you

Futch Anthony Inso 01/05/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned the contractor of the drainage project on Ibabao-Agus road that he would file a case against them. This is after the mayor has found out that…

Chan to DPWH-7: Blacklist erring contractors

Futch Anthony Inso 12/16/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan urged the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to blacklist erring contractors from participating in bidding and receiving projects. Chan said this in…

Capitol to file cases vs DPWH officials over UN Avenue project mess

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has had enough with the potholes and other road defects still found on U.N. Avenue in Mandaue City. During a press conference on Wednesday, December 14 Garcia announced that…

DPWH pushes for P94-B Cebu expressway

Tyrone Jasper Piad 11/22/2022

The government is ramping up efforts to start the bidding process for the 73.7-kilometer (km) Metro Cebu Expressway project, which is currently under review, according to an official of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).…

Mandaue’s drainage master plan may be realized soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City’s drainage master plan may be fully implemented soon. This is after, the city got commitments from national agencies for additional funding for its drainage master plan. Architect Marlo Ocleasa, the City…

Vice Mayor Sitoy: Lapu-Lapu council did not OK 4th bridge construction project 

Futch Anthony Inso 10/14/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Vice Mayor Celedonio “Celsi” Sitoy clarified that the City Council had not yet approved the construction of the 4th bridge that would connect the city and Mandaue City. Sitoy said that…

4th Cebu-Mactan bridge project: DPWH meets 50 Mandaue families to be affected by P76B project

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — With the P76.4 billion 4th Cebu-Mactan bridge scheduled to be constructed in 2024, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started consultative meetings with the Mandaue City government and the at…

PB Soco to DPWH: Address Metro Cebu’s flooding woes now

Doris C. Bongcac 09/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Several flood mitigating measures were already planned way back in 2017. But most of these have not been implemented to date, said Cebu Provincial Board Member Glenn Anthony Soco. During the recent session…

Cebu City to conduct massive river dredging, coastal clean up this Saturday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A massive dredging in Cebu City’s seven major rivers is scheduled to happen this Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. As the Cebu City government participates in the International Coastal Clean Up Day this Saturday,…

Cebu City gov’t to file Writ of Kalikasan to restore seven major rivers

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is set to file a Writ of Kalikasan before the Supreme Court next week to penalize violators of the city’s three-meter easement rule, and to enjoin concerned government agencies…

Mandaue eyes motorcycle lanes in city

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has started its plan on establishing motorcycle lanes in the city. On Thursday, August 25, the members of the Traffic Board met and discussed the matter. Lawyer Jamaal James Calipayan, city…

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