Tag: Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW)

Phase Two Of Crown Bay Drainage Project Began In Subbase Today: DPW

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 at DPW’s main entrance heading […]

‘Blue Skies’ Sand Bags Will Be Made Available Beginning This Week At Public Works, Fire Stations: VITEMA Says

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 when there is an imminent […]

‘Williams Delight Downs’ Closed Down By VIPD, DPW Due To Coronavirus Social Distancing Concerns

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it participated in the closing of an illegal horse racing path in the Williams Delight area on Thursday. Throughout the past two years, VIPD has responded to the path used for unsanctioned horse racing. Officers have gone to the location in the past, renamed by attendees as […]

DPW Uses $1.1 Million To Fix Flooding Problem In Gallows Bay

CHRISTIANSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) obligated $1,164,312 to the Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) to fund the first phase of the Gallows Bay Culvert Mitigation Project. Gallows Bay was identified in the Territory’s Hazard Mitigation Plan as an area that required a comprehensive solution […]

Road Work To Lay New Fiber Optic Line Will Affect Crown Mountain Area For 2 Weeks

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Road work to lay a new fiber optic cable around Crown Mountain on St. Thomas begins on Sunday. Motorists can expect delays due to partial road closures and lane closures for at least 13 days. The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) urges you to exercise caution when traveling in these […]