Metropolis OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – The Division of Public Functions and Highways (DPWH) has accomplished the advancement performs together different sections of two main thoroughfares in Nueva Ecija.
DPWH-3 (Central Luzon) Director Roseller A. Tolentino claimed on Wednesday that the Sta. Rosa-Tarlac highway and Nueva Ecija-Aurora road have been given a great deal-essential preventive routine maintenance and asphalting to avert deterioration triggered by the passage of heavy automobiles.
Tolentino explained DPWH-Nueva Ecija’s 1st and 2nd District Engineering Workplaces (DEOs) conducted asphalt overlay things to do on a 1.85 lane-km. and 2.2 lane-km. of the Sta. Rosa-Tarlac Highway masking the towns of Zaragoza and Sta. Rosa, respectively.
He stated the 1.94 lane-km. of the Nueva Ecija-Aurora Street portion in Cabanatuan Town has been upgraded by DPWH-Nueva Ecija’s 2nd DEO.
“With improved carriageways, people and motorists locate a extra handy and safer vacation while traversing the highway sections,” he said in a social media post.
The completed asset preservation and preventive maintenance jobs had a total price of PHP27.2 million funded beneath the 2022 Typical Appropriations Act.
Tolentino stated apart from constructing new streets, the DPWH also prioritizes the ongoing enhancement and upkeep of the nationwide road community to maintain its structural integrity and extend assistance existence.
It has been observed that overloaded vans bring about harm to street networks.
Last 7 days, the DPWH, in coordination with the Land Transportation Business (LTO), and the Philippine Countrywide Police conducted a one particular-working day dry operate on the procedure of the Nueva Ecija 2nd DEO’s moveable weigh-in-movement gear.
The activity was conducted to identify the operational success of the department’s Anti-Truck Overloading Mobile Procedure crew in checking the passage of overloaded trucks alongside the Daang Maharlika.
Region 3 Servicing Division Main Rodolfo David has cited the will need for anti-truck overloading functions to be reactivated and thoroughly carried out for the reason that overloaded vans hurt pavement buildings.
“Our street pavements are created based mostly on the authorized load limit of motor vehicles passing as a result of our national road networks, these types of as McArthur Freeway, Jose Abad Santos Avenue, and Daang Maharlika, and the overloading issue is triggering important damage to highway networks and ensuing in superior maintenance and repair fees,” David claimed.
The DPWH operates long term weighbridge stations in Bulacan, Tarlac, and Nueva Ecija that are strategically situated alongside important roadways in the area.
Throughout the take a look at operate, LTO personnel apprehended 9 overloaded vehicles and issued short-term operator’s permits to the motorists.
This allow serves as the drivers’ short-term license for three times just before they gather their issued license from the LTO. (PNA)