Tag: Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW)

Road Work Alert For St. Thomas Main Street Enhancement Project

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting on Monday, Garden Street will be closed to north and south bound traffic between Main Street and Back Street in St. Thomas, the Public Works Department said. This closure will allow the contractor, Island Roads, to install the remaining ACO drainage system, base slab, Eurocobble pavers, new traffic signal and bollards, […]

Public Works To Close Parts Of Main Street Tomorrow As Part Of Enhancement Project

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said today that Main Street will be closed between Hublot and the Grand Hotel tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. The road closures will allow “the contractor to pressure wash and clean the newly installed Eurocobble pavers,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said. “The Department of Public […]

Mafolie Road To Be Closed For 30-Minute Intervals Starting Tomorrow: DPW

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is asking St. Thomas residents to refrain from using Mafolie Road tomorrow and Monday. “The road will be closed for 30-minute intervals throughout the workday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow the contractor to install 24-inch storm drain pipes,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said. During […]

Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Force DPW To Close Entire Public Works Compound In Anna’s Hope

CHRISTIANSTED — On Tuesday, the Department of Public Works said its VITRAN St. Croix office will be closed until further notice. Today, DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said “the entire Annas Hope Compound” would be closed “throughout the rest of the week.” “The Annas Hope Main Office is expected to reopen on Monday, January 11, while […]

Public Works Closes VITRAN Office Due To ‘Several’ Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Public Works is advising the community that effective immediately, VITRAN’s St. Croix office will be closed until further notice, due to at least two confirmed cases of COVID-19. “This closure will allow the department to properly disinfect the office to protect employees and clients,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said today. […]

VITRAN Works Out Holiday Service, None On Christmas Day Or New Year’s Day

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) is advising the community of VITRAN’s adjusted holiday schedule. Fixed route services will not be offered on December 25, 2020 or January 1, 2021. ADA Paratransit services will be available for certified passengers as scheduled. VITRAN will operate on an adjusted schedule on December 24 and December 31: […]

DPW Seeks To Beautify St. Thomas Roadsides Through Pilot Landscaping Project

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works says it “has spearheaded several key initiatives with the goal of improving the quality of life for all Virgin Islanders.” One of these projects is a Landscaping Pilot Program which officially mobilized in December, according to DPW. The contractor for this project is Fabiens Trucking, […]

Reconstruction Work On Carlton Road Set To Begin On Tuesday, DPW Says

FREDERIKSTED — Work is set to begin on Route 667 in Estate Carlton beginning on Tuesday, the Department of Public Works said. DPW is advising the community that “major road reconstruction” will begin on Carlton Road on November 24. “Work is estimated to be completed in 90 business days,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said. “During […]

Public Works To Shut Down VITRAN Bus Service Starting At 11:30 a.m. Tomorrow

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the community that VITRAN’s Fixed Route Services will be suspended between 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM on November 20 — St. Thomas, November 23 — St. Croix and November 24 — St. John, to allow for participation in employee appreciation activities. “The Department of Public Works appreciates the community’s patience as […]

Eastern Cemetery Roadway And Parking Construction Project Making Progress Past The Graves

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eastern Cemetery roadway and parking construction project, which began in September, continues to make progress and should be completed soon. In an update from the Department of Public Works today, DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said the project is 85 percent finished and “expected to be completed ahead of schedule.” Work began on […]