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March 23rd, 2018
Gov't owes asphalt company $$; Reason for bad roads- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents have been complaining about the longstanding issue of bad roads throughout the territory and with the passage of the hurricanes in September 2017, they have gotten worse, causing damages to persons vehicles and even causing accidents.

February 2nd, 2018
‘I am well aware of all problems plaguing my District’- Hon Maduro-Caines

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Sixth District Representative and second term legislator Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has made it known that she is not oblivious to the issues being faced by her constituents and other persons, including the deplorable state of some roads, and that she continues to lobby for them to be addressed.

February 1st, 2018
The worst road? Even trailers no match for water filled potholes

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotions and Representative for the Eighth District, Hon Marlon A. Penn, told residents a few days ago that he believes East End has the worst roads on Tortola.

January 30th, 2018
Road fixed after SUV gets stuck

JOE'S Hill, Tortola, VI- It was yesterday, January 29, 2018 that this news site was alerted to a vehicle stuck in a deep hole on the side of the road that leads into the Paul P. Wattley Road from the foot of Joe's Hill, on Tortola.

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.

January 2nd, 2018
Patch work on big West End pothole! Did JvD event make it possible?

WEST END, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported on December 28, 2017 about a gigantic pothole located on West End, Tortola.

December 4th, 2017
Police & DMV crackdown on hurricane damaged vehicles; hands tied, it’s the law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its crackdown on the roads by giving tickets and warnings to vehicles they deem unsafe to drive, such as those that have no seat belts, broken front and rear view mirrors and lights, severely disfigured, and pose a danger to other motorists, the Department of Motors Vehicles (DMV) has weighed in.

November 19th, 2017
More heavy showers predicted for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Unstable weather continues to affect the Virgin Islands, causing the already deplorable roadways across the territory to be even more of a challenge for motorists and pedestrians alike.

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.

October 24th, 2017
Vehicle falls off damaged road in CGB

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The deplorable state of roads continues to plague residents of the Virgin Islands, with one woman just managing to escape serious injury after her vehicle slid off a damaged road in Cane Garden Bay, on the main island of Tortola yesterday, October 23, 2017.



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