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November 7th, 2019
Wastewater blamed for 'potholes & gullies' on road @ Fort Hill

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- While noting that safety of road users is a priority for his government, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said environmental issues are the reasons for the delay in repairs to the Fort Hill/ Bellevue Road.

February 18th, 2018
Portions of Lee Road on VG remain deplorable

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Over the past months, many media articles and social network posts have appeared about the poor roads on Tortola, many with gigantic potholes, pools of muddy water and many vehicles have been stuck in the potholes from East End to West End.

January 30th, 2018
Vehicle flips on Joe’s Hill

JOE'S HILL, Tortola, VI- Sometime after 9:00 AM this morning January 30, 2018 a Small SUV was seen flipped on its side in the area of Joe’s Hill, on the main island of Tortola.

November 9th, 2017
Oh, the gigantic potholes on the roads! Driving is a nightmare

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Blame it on hurricanes Irma and Maria, blame it on the floods of August 7 and 8, 2017, blame it on the heavy rains after the storms that cause many flash floods, blame it on raw sewage running in the streets of Road Town, East End and other parts for months, or blame it on the poor workmanship or Chinese equipment that help with the road works.

February 20th, 2014
UPDATE: Repair works begin on Joe’s Hill roadway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Exactly one week after publication by Virgin Islands News Online, workers from the Public Works Department (PWD) took steps towards repairing two damaged sections of the Joe’s Hill roadway that appeared to put the lives of road users in danger.

February 16th, 2014
Huntums Ghut residents forced to fill potholes in road

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of Sandbox Road, Huntums Ghut, are forced to fill existing potholes with small stones to avoid further damage to their vehicles as the condition of the road continues to deteriorate and they are calling for the authorities to address this with haste.


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