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May 9th, 2024
PWD in mourning over passing of employee Brucerell D. Fahie

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- The immediate family and friends of Mr Brucerell Devaine Fahie aka ‘D Bain’ of Tortola, along with his employer, the Public Works Department (PWD), are mourning his passing.

February 23rd, 2024
Area of road where Richard C.N. Branson ‘crashed’ now repaired

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- Residents of Virgin Gorda and other users of the road, including Sir Richard C.N. Branson, would be pleased to learn that the Public Works Department (PWD) has started carrying out “resurfacing repairs” on the sister island.

February 6th, 2024
Public Works Department on alert for impending weather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) says the Public Works Department (PWD) has mobilised its Emergency Response Team and is inspecting ghuts and other waterways in a proactive approach to the impending weather later today, February 6, 2024.

June 6th, 2021
PWD increases road maintenance & safety works

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Director of the Public Works Department, Mr Jeremy W. Hodge has said that the Public Works Department (PWD) is engaged in heightened road maintenance activities in preparation for the hurricane season and to ensure continued public safety.

April 28th, 2020
PHOTO of DAY: ‘Skelly’ the road marking doctor still on the job!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many residents have been on lockdown due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, one officer from the Public Works Department continues day and night to work.

February 19th, 2020
G. Navarro Donovan reassigned to Wickham’s Cay Dev. Authority

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being relieved from the position of Acting Director of Public Works, Mr G. Navarro Donovan has now been reassigned to the City Manager and Wickham’s Cay Development Authority.

October 28th, 2019
Jeremy W. Hodge In! G. Navarro Donovan Out! as PWD Director

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- At a general staff meeting at the Public Works Department (PWD) compound in Baughers Bay, Tortola, this morning, October 28, 2019, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Works and Utilities Ronald F. Smith-Berkeley made a bombshell announcement.

January 16th, 2019
Roads Project contracted out; PWD lacks capacity—Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ministry for Communication and Works, headed by Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool, (R4), has decided to contract out, its road development project and instead focus on ‘patching potholes.’

July 30th, 2018
Gov't in dispute with landowners over land access @ Belmont Estate

BELMONT ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Smith family of Belmont Estate, got a ‘knife in their back’ from the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration.

April 8th, 2018
PWD resumes Brewers Bay drainage project

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Even before the August floods and the two category 5 hurricanes of 2017, the Territory’s infrastructure has been in shambles.

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