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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. joined Public Works Commissioner Nelson Petty Jr. for a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Virgin Islands Transportation System (VITRAN) Maintenance and Operations Facility on St. Croix. The new facility is being built in Anna’s Hope to replace the 30-year-old current facility that lacks the space

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Work to repair a severely-eroded section of Mafolie Road is expected to be completed by January, according to an update from the Virgin Islands Public Works Department. The emergency repair project, which began on September 14, will continue to restrict traffic to a single lane until construction

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — AARP in The Virgin Islands has led the efforts for the passage of Complete Streets Legislation. On Friday, October 2, 2020, during the 33rd Legislatures’ Committee on Housing Transportation, Infrastructure & Telecommunications Hearing, Bill No. 33-0041and Amendment 33-681, which establishes the “Complete Streets Policy” in the construction

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works – Office of Public Transportation will restore VITRAN’s fixed-route service starting Monday, October 5. Services will run from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Friday. VITRAN has implemented new safety precautions to address the COVID-19 pandemic such as: The required use of protective

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) received federal funding through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) ER Program to install “regulatory signage” throughout the territory. The total cost for the project is $747,500, according to DPW. The contractor, Custom Builders will install Stop, Yield, Speed Limit, warning and guide signs,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works said Thursday that construction work on the Mafolie Road Project has been suspended until September 30 due to “COVID-19 related issues.” Temporary signals and barricades will remain in place, DPW said. As usual, the department is urging motorists to use caution

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) has implemented safety measures due to several damaged bridges on St. Croix. Recent inspections conducted by the EFLHD (Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division) of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) revealed that six of 28 bridges on St. Croix are structurally deficient. Effective

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach and Public Works Commissioner Nelson Petty, Jr. had a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning for the completion of the initial phase of the Veterans Drive road project. The road works project is part of a larger revitalization of the St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said that phase two of the “Crown Bay drainage and pedestrian improvements” project began near Subbase today. The scope of phase two includes road reconstruction, asphalt milling, paving, manhole adjustments, as well as roadway and parking lot striping. The project limits begin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) is announcing that sandbags and sand will be distributed territory-wide on Thursday August 13. The bags will also be made available to residents whose property is susceptible to flooding on Tuesday August 18. “Normally, we issue sandbags and sand only

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