Tag: Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW)

VIWMA Repairs To Collapsed Sewer Line On Veteran’s Drive Start Tonight: DPW

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 heading East and a single-lane […]

Senate Rules Committee Unanimously Sends Public Works Nominee Forward

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. Senator Stephen Payne was absent […]

Repairs To Crown Mountain Road Near Shibui Condominiums To Resume Monday

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 DPW. “Work is expected to […]

DPW Gets $2.5 Million From FEMA To Ward Off Mudslides In The Territory

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 in vulnerable areas throughout the […]

Work At Post Office Square On Main Street Completed, Vehicular Traffic May Resume: DPW

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 in violation will be ticketed.” […]

Road Striping Work Continues On Airport Road In St. Thomas, DPW Says

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 said. The road striping work […]

Construction Work At Nisky Center Has Been Extended Through March 31, DPW Says

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said today that construction work at Nisky Center’s intersection will continue through March 31. “During this time, single-lane and full-lane closures will be implemented,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said. The department is urging motorists and pedestrians to adhere to all traffic controls and respect signals from on-site […]

Carlton Road To Be Closed For Road Work Starting Tomorrow: DPW Says

FREDERISTED — The Department of Public Works is advising the St. Croix community that Carlton Road will be closed starting tomorrow. During this time, the contractor, Marco St. Croix will be shaping and compacting aggregate for the road base on Carlton Road, according to DPW. “This closure is expected to last 30 working days,” DPW […]

Crown Bay Drainage Project Will Temporarily Close KFC Parking Lot On St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said it will begin work on the Crown Bay drainage and pedestrian improvements project affecting Nisky Center on St. Thomas tomorrow morning. DPW is advising the St. Thomas community that contractor Island Roads will temporarily barricade and close off KFC’s parking lot on Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. […]

DPW Updates Motorists On Road Striping Project In St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) said it is continuing to repaint road striping to improve motoring safety in St. Thomas. The department currently has a road striping supply contract with Precise Builders — which allows DPW to assign locations once funding becomes available. The areas completed within the last year include: […]