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FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Public Works said that repair work to the westbound lanes on the Melvin Evans Highway begins today. The MEH highway from the West Airport Intersection to the Williams Delight Intersection will remain closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. from today to April 21st, according

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Public Works was out restoring St. Croix roadway signs that were destroyed by Hurricane Maria in 2017. One Public Works employee worked by himself to install a “left-turn-only” sign on the Christiansted Bypass near Estate Richmond on St. Croix this morning. Phinehas Weekes of DPW

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) said road work on Weymouth Rhymer Highway west of the Donoe intersection begins today. In preparation for construction, Island Roads Corporation will install temporary traffic control devices, construction signs, and barricades, DPW said. Work is expected to continue through July 31,

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FREDERIKSTED — The westbound lanes on Melvin Evans Highway from the West Airport Intersection to the Williams Delight Intersection will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting this week, DPW said. “The closure will allow the contractor to begin milling and paving the lanes,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said work on a collapsed sewer line along Veteran’s Drive will start tonight.. The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority will begin work today from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly, DPW said. “During work hours, traffic will be reduced to a single-lane

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee unanimously approved Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s nomination of Derek Gabriel to become the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works. All six members of the Senate committee voted in favor of moving Gabriel’s nomination forward for a vote by the full 34th Legislature.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Road work on Crown Mountain near Shibui Condominiums — which began in October 2020 — will resume on Monday, the Department of Public Works said Friday. Island Roads Corporation will continue construction at the site with the implementation of traffic control devices and construction signs, according to

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, awarded the Department of Public Works $2,551,550 for a territory-wide slope analysis to identify areas at risk for landslides and to design and install slope stabilization systems. Once complete, the project will remedy the effects of falling rock and mudslides

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said today that work at the Post Office Square has ended and the westbound lane is now open to vehicular traffic. “The department is reminding the community that parking in front a crosswalk is prohibited,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said. “Any vehicle found

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) said today that it has resumed road striping efforts on St. Thomas. “The contractor, Precise Builders, is currently installing road striping and directional markings along Airport Road; addressing a high-traffic area that affects residents and visitors alike,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius

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