Tag: Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW)

Public Works Contractor To Start Road Work At Basin Triangle On Monday Night

CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Public Works (DPW) said it will be doing roadwork in the Basin Triangle area of St. Croix next week. DPW Contractor — VI Paving Inc., — will begin milling the roadway from Basin Triangle to Time Square in downtown Christiansted on Monday, February 28. They will then continue milling from […]

Police Investigating Sunday Morning Rape At Bovoni Landfill In St. Thomas: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau were dispatched to the Schneider Regional Medical Center in regards to a reported rape which occurred at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “An investigation has revealed that the incident occurred in the area of Gas Works/Bovoni Landfill,” VIPD Communications Director Glen […]

‘To Protect and Serve’ Virgin Islands Police Officer Assists Motorist With Flat Tire

CHRISTIANSTED — A member of the Virgin Islands Police Department took some extra time to help a family with a flat tire. Sgt. Kirk Fieulleteau assisted a family who was struggling to change a flat tire in Peter’s Rest recently. Sgt. Fieulleteau traveled to the VIPD motor pool in Castle Coakley to get an industrial […]

Taxpayer: Bryan Ignores Ordinary People’s Everyday Misery From His Ivory Tower

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A frequent reader of the Virgin Islands Free Press had some strong words for the governor after seeing a Government House promotion on Facebook for his upcoming State of the Territory Address. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will speak directly to the most important people in the U.S. Virgin Islands face-to-face when they […]

Road Work Will Continue On Route 104 Near Starfish Market In St. John Monday

CRUZ BAY — The Department of Public Works is advising the community that on Monday, January 24, 2022, work will resume on the ER Project located on Route 104, near the Starfish Market on St. John. Work has now switched to the eastbound lane, which will be closed for approximately eight weeks. During that time, […]

DPW Has High Hopes New Software Will Help It Track Road Work Projects Better

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) said it is implementing “strategic initiatives geared towards preserving, maintaining and strengthening the territory’s infrastructure.” The most recent is the iWorQ Asset Management System, which launched internally in May of this year. iWorQ is a cloud-based, asset management software that will allow the department to manage […]

Delta Variant To Halt VITRAN Bus Service In St. Thomas-St. John This Week: DPW

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the community that effective immediately all St. John VITRAN operations will be suspended until further notice. On St. Thomas, fixed route services will be suspended from 9 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, August 6) until further notice. The service interruptions will allow the department to test drivers […]

DPW Issues Stop Work Order To Liberty Mobile Over ‘Unsafe Road Work’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Public Works Department has issued a stop work order on a project being performed on behalf of Liberty Communications USVI by construction contractor Bermudez, Longo, Diaz-Masso, LLC. Virgin Islands Public Works Commissioner Derek Gabriel sent a letter to Liberty Communications of Puerto Rico Chief Executive Officer Naji Khoury, saying that “over […]

Sidewalk Repairs On Market Street Set To Begin Tomorrow, DPW Says

FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Public Works (DPW) is advising the community of upcoming construction on Market Street in Frederiksted, beginning tomorrow. The department identified a sidewalk filled with mud and debris, which led to drainage challenges and stagnant water in the swale. DPW construction employees will work on the affected block between 9 a.m. […]

FEMA Gives DPW $1.9 Million to Curb Flooding at Fish Fry Drive on St. John

CRUZ BAY — The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, awarded the Department of Public Works up to $1,906,374 to construct a retaining wall and install a drainage system at Fish Fry Drive on St. John. The popular roadway lies to the west of the Theodore Eric Moorehead Marine Facility in Cruz Bay […]