Villar to DPWH-7: Widen Mambaling Underpass side roads before year ends

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Complete the widening of Natalio Bacalso Highway, especially along the Mambaling Underpass in Cebu City. This was the marching order of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark Villar to the…

RDC-7 wants DED study for Cebu City flyovers suspended

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC-7) is asking the regional Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-7) to temporarily suspend the Detailed Engineering Design (DED) study of the flyovers planned in…

Flyovers not a solution to city’s traffic woes — Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Flyovers are not the best solution for the traffic problem in Cebu City’s major highways. This was the statement of Vice Mayor Michael Rama over the plan of the Department of Public Works…

3 major infrastructure projects in Cebu City begin DED

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) has begun the Detailed Engineering Design (DED) process for three major infrastructure projects in Cebu City targeted to be completed in 2037.…

Cebu City Council pleads with DPWH again: Fix flooding in underpass

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council is once again pleading with the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to fix the flooding in the Mambaling Underpass. The underpass was the subject…

Bike lanes in 24 roads completed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has completed bike lanes on 24 roads that are now passable for city bikers This after almost a year since Mayor Edgardo Labella has promised to open bike lanes for those…

Desiltation eyed as ‘immediate solution’ to floodings in province

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to conduct desiltation in some of the largest tributaries here as part of their ‘immediate solutions’ to floodings. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, together with local chief executives and…

DPWH-7 turns over dorm, isolation facilities intended for healthcare workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH – 7) has officially turned over various isolation and dormitory facilities intended for medical frontliners here in Cebu to respective national government…

Ramas vs Abellanosa: Who is to blame for flooding in Basak San Nicolas?

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Vice Mayor Michael Rama and Councilor Eduardo “Edu” Rama Jr. are pointing at the Mambaling underpass project as the cause of the flooding in Barangay Basak San Nicolas because of misplanning…

Sandiganbayan orders jail time for individuals convicted over ASEAN Summit lamp posts

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After more than 10 years since the scandal on the overpriced decorative lamp posts for the 2007 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) Summit erupted, several public officials and private individuals involved were…

DPWH urged: Widen drainage along Mambaling Underpass

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) is urging the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to widen the drainage along the Mambaling Underpass. Images of…

JICA eyes feasibility study for 1st Cebu-Mactan bridge reconstruction

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) is planning to conduct a feasibility study for the reconstruction of the 1st bridge that connects mainland Cebu and Mactan Island. Engineer Nonato Paylado, chief of the…

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