bridges in the Philippines - updates

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In a position to help: Moving Bridge Foundation and Arla Foods give back to Sagay

Apr 20, 2020 - 1:10 PM

Sagay City residents were given 144,000 liters of organic milk as part of the P8M fund released by the foundation

FALSE: Leyte-Surigao, Samar-Sorsogon bridges to 'start construction' in 2020

Nov 26, 2019 - 3:00 PM

These proposed bridges are no longer pushing through, with the Duterte administration shelving the 'challenging' projects

2 workers injured after Baguio bridge’s wall collapses

Nov 07, 2019 - 5:24 PM

One of the worker's legs was crushed, police say

BAGUIO’S BRAVEST RESPOND. Fire officers, headed by SFO4 Andres Lipao Jr, join police and emergency workers in rescuing construction workers trapped after a wall collapsed from bridge across Bued River, Camp 7, Baguio City on November 7, 2019. Photos courtesy of BFP Baguio

Marcos Bridge in Marikina reopens in time for Undas

Oct 31, 2019 - 1:39 PM

The bridge is retrofitted in order to ensure the safety of the public, says Public Works Secretary Mark Villar

REOPENED. The Marcos Bridge in Marikina is now reopened after 5 months of rehabilitation, in time for the influx of motorists going home to their provinces for Undas. Photo from DPWH

Duterte's bridges linking Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao shelved

Oct 23, 2019 - 11:44 AM

'It can be taken up again in the next administration. At least they will know by now that they will spend more and make sure that they can cope with the challenge,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia

Cyclists should get off bikes to cross Mactan bridges, says MCBMB

Sep 14, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Consultants of the Mactan-Cebu Bridge Management Board, which imposed a ban on bicycles on Mactan bridges, say the law only allows motorized vehicles on national highways

Tomas Claudio Bridge in Manila to be closed starting August 3

Jul 31, 2019 - 3:40 PM

Here are the alternate routes that motorists should follow for the next 6 months, according to the MMDA

CLOSURE. Construction of Skyway Stage 3 project starts, as the MMDA announces the closure of the Tomas Claudio bridge in Pandacan, Manila, starting August 3, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler.

Wider Davao River bridge opens to motorists

May 24, 2018 - 8:56 PM

Expect faster travel time along the widened Davao River bridge

Six Lane Davao River Bridge opens. Photo by Anna Mae Lamentillo

DPWH, Chinese firms sign contract for 2 Pasig River bridges

Apr 28, 2018 - 5:48 PM

The two projects are funded by a Chinese grant which covers the design and construction of the bridges

CONTRACT SIGNING. DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, DPWH Undersecretary Emil Sadain, CCC Highways Consultant Ltd deputy manager Lyu Gaohu, and China Road and Bridge Corporation vice president Liu Hong sign the contract for the Binondo-Intramuros and Estrella-Pantaleon bridge projects. Photo from DPWH Facebook page

WATCH: The battle for Marawi's bridges

Jul 28, 2017 - 6:12 PM

In a major triumph in the battlefield the Marines gain ground in one of 3 bridges that separate the safe zone from the battle area

MARAWI BRIDGES. The Agus River separates the safe zone and the battle zone. Screenshot of a drone video by the Provincial Crisis Management Committee

Tech-based services needed to protect OFWs – research

Mar 09, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Among Filipino migrant workers isolation from network connectivity – via email phone or social network – was a key indicator for labor trafficking says a University of Southern California report