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Rama vs del Mar conflict derails CDC meeting

December 15, 2012


After a three-hour floor debate, no business was accomplished. “Shame on you for bringing your politics into this body,” said Cathy Ruiz, co-chairman of the Cebu City Development Council. Her comments were directed at Rep. Rachel “Cutie” del Mar and the presiding officer Cebu City Michael Rama, who used up almost two hours of the […]

PICE-Cebu to hold X’mas party, induction

December 13, 2012


THE Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) – Cebu Chapter will hold its Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Casino Español de Cebu on V. Ranudo Street, Cebu City. Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 2nd district engineer Daisy Toledo, who is also PICE-Cebu president, invites all members to […]

Del Mar told: Flyovers will not solve jams

November 21, 2012


THERE are cheaper and better ways to solve traffic congestion than building flyovers. Former transportation undersecretary Aristotle Batuhan made this statement as he said that traffic management is not just an engineering concern that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) should address on its own. “I am not really opposed to having flyovers, […]

More consultations will be done, Raul del Mar assures Kasambagan flyover critics

November 12, 2012


Raul del Mar, who’s gunning for reelection in Congress, is a patient man when it comes to his stalled flyover projects in Cebu City. He said he could “wait” for flyovers to be built after the May 2013 elections. “We are just waiting for DPWH (the Department of Public Works and Highways) to implement it. […]

UN Avenue lane open on Oct. 28

October 20, 2012


THE road concreting project of United Nations (UN) Avenue will be open to traffic on Oct. 28 when the curing period is finished for the remaining 340 meter stretch in Mandaue City to Lapu-Lapu. Work was speeded up to catch up with the Nov. 30 National Thanksgiving Mass of Pedro Calungsod in Cebu City and […]

UN Avenue repair 75% done

October 12, 2012


The road repairs on United Nations Avenue in Mandaue City leading to the Marcelo Fernan Bridge will be completed in the first week of November. The road contractor Pablo Bacalso Obial said as of today, the project which has caused traffic gridlocks in the vital bridge connecting Mandaue City to LapuLapu City in Mactan Island, […]

Bidding documents lost in DPWH office blaze

September 30, 2012


by Jhunnex Napallacan, Correspondent   About  P1.2-million worth of property  including project documents and engineering equipment were lost in Friday’s  fire  in barangay Tinago, Cebu City. The fire, which struck at 6:55 p.m.,  damaged  the office of the 5th engineering district of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Central Visayas on S. […]

P400M will decongest city traffic, benefit Cebu – Tomas

September 25, 2012


  The P400 million budget realigned for south Cebu  road widening  will decongest traffic in Cebu City and spur development in the countryside, said Cebu City  Rep. Tomas Osmeña  yesterday. He called a press conference to show the benefits  of the new priority, saying Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, who called him “guilty of treason” […]

DPWH Finish UN Ave. repairs in 2 months

September 21, 2012


Calungsod event spurs work; Apologies made to Mandaue, Lapu With the Nov. 20 thanksgiving mass for Pedro Calungsod ahead, government engineers were told to speed up road repairs at the foot of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge. The order came from the central office of the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7). […]

Fruit trees cut sans DENR permit

September 13, 2012


The contractor of the road widening project in Naga City has started cutting fruit trees to hasten completion of their work. The cutting however is without permit from the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Project engineers said the cutting “is okay as long as owners allowed them to.” “Kanang fruit trees, although kahibaw […]