Articles about Mark Villar

The hype is real
Remember two months ago when we reported that the two sides of the BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road Project were close to meeting? At the time, it was just a little over halfway completed. Well, it's finally happened. The Lawton Avenue
We can’t wait for this to finish
It might not be as easy to notice if you drive past the construction areas on a daily basis, but a quick before-and-after gallery of Skyway Stage 3-courtesy of infrastructure buff Dimitri Valencia-will show that there's been
Despite the current health crisis
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has stressed that the past few months of hampered construction works due to the COVID-19 pandemic will not push back the completion dates of the Estrella-Pantaleon and Binondo-Intramuros bridge projects.In
Get well soon
In late March, not long after the government imposed lockdowns to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jojo Garcia tested positive for the coronavirus. The official has since recovered from the ordeal, but it was a
Have you seen this being built across Pasig River?
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has released another update on the ongoing BGC-Ortigas Center Road Link Project.According to the agency, the bridge-which is being built across the Pasig River and was initially scheduled to be finished
It's expected to decongest the area, too
Making your way to the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) might soon take a little less time if you're coming from C6.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) says that a new access road being fast-tracked by the agency
This just opened
Travel up north to Pampanga often? Then you'll be glad to know the drive heading there might've just gotten a bit smoother.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the NLEX Corporation have finally opened the newly constructed
Do you pass through this area?
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced earlier this month that the Metro Manila Skyway Stage 3 Project is being fast-tracked, with certain sections set to open by the end of July. Earlier this morning, a segment connecting Buendia
“Construction of Skyway Stage 3 is in full blast”
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is working nonstop to finish the Skyway Stage 3 project, and if things go according to plan, motorists can expect most of the expressway to be done by the end of 2019.In a
Expect smoother traffic flow in the area
Motorists who often drive around the PhilSports Arena area (formerly known as Ultra) will be happy to know that Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) road repairs along Henry Javier Street have now been completed."Motorists passing along the highly commercialized
Gather up the car club and head on over
Looking for someplace new to snap take picturesque footage of your new ride or a car club fun run? The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has a spot you might be interested in.The government agency has just inaugurated the
Excited to try this new expressway?
Contract Package 1 of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) Phase 1, which is expected to cut the travel time between the cities of Tarlac and Cabanatuan by more than half, is now 97% complete, the Department of Public Works and Highways (
We’re pretty sure that’s not its purpose
Earlier this month, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) opened 9.6km Pulilan-Baliuag Diversion Road in Bulacan which, to the delight of the local biking community, included a designated lane for bicycle riders."As part of DPWH's plan,
Bike riders will now have their own space on the road
Good news for Bulacan bike riders: Earlier today, May 9th, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) inaugurated the 9.6km Pulilan-Baliuag Diversion Road in Bulacan, which includes a designated lane for bike riders. The road begins at Pulan-Calumpit
Good news
National roads and bridges affected by the recent string of earthquakes across the Philippines are now open to the public, the Department of Public Works and Highways announced.In a statement released on Facebook, DPWH head Mark Villar said that the government
Did you feel the earthquake, too?
In light of yesterday's magnitude 6.1 earthquake, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it will continue with its traffic management plans but stressed the agency's current focus is on disaster response. It also announced that cities
Should help traffic in the area
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that the new six-lane Quirino Bridge II in Paco, Manila, also known as Concordia Bridge along Quirino Highway, is now fully open to motorists.The P58-million reconstruction project began in
Construction has already started
Motorists down south are going to love this news: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has started construction on South Luzon Expressway Toll Road 4 (SLEX-TR4), a 66.74km extension of SLEX from Santo Tomas, Batangas to Lucena City,
The final inspection was held today
The NLEX Harbor Link project takes another step towards completion. Segment 10-which will essentially cut travel time from Valenzuela City to C3 in Caloocan City from one hour to just five minutes-is scheduled to open on February 26, 2019, and
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