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January 31st, 2024
Solar powered signs installed @ school zones in EE & CGB

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The Public Works Department in its commitment to road safety across the Territory has installed solar radar school zone signs at the Willard Wheatley Primary and the Ivan Dawson Primary Schools.

August 29th, 2023
Horsepath ‘dip’ to be corrected

HORSEPATH, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has stated that the Horsepath dip that has been a longstanding issue with motorists and residents is to be rectified.

October 7th, 2022
Bush cutting delayed territory-wide due to policy revision- PS Smith-Berkeley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr Ronald F. Smith-Berkeley has stated that the Ministry has experienced some administrative delays in attending to bush cutting throughout the Territory.

October 7th, 2022
Jeremy W. Hodge confirmed as PWD Director

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- After leaving the now Ministry of Communications and Works in October of 2019 to act in the post of Director of the Public Works Department (PWD), Virgin Islander Jeremy W. Hodge has now been confirmed to the post.

August 11th, 2022
Solar-powered crosswalks coming to Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said the Government of the Virgin Islands is in the process of adding another component to the greener, safer, more pedestrian-friendly efforts by way of solar-powered crosswalk signals.

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.

February 5th, 2020
No heavy duty trucks allowed! Barrier placed @ foot of ‘Elevator Hill’

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- After complaining back in March 2019 that the ‘Elevator Hill’ was an “accident waiting to happen” and that the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime had ignored his district over their two terms in power, Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser, RA can now continue to breathe a sigh of relief, thanks to the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

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.

July 27th, 2018
Digicel, DDM turn to technology to protect VI residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the devastating hurricanes of 2017 in the Virgin Islands (VI), a new ‘Disaster Emergency Notification App’ developed exclusively for the Territory, was launched today June 27, 2018.

May 8th, 2018
'We saw a lot of alien things in Road Town'- City Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the 2018 hurricane season approaches and is said to be a very active season, cleanup efforts of the ghuts and drains have been taking place throughout the different communities, especially in the high flood risk areas in Road Town.

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