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Residents now have a new 'first-class' Frenchman's Cay bridge - Hon Rymer

-Bridge officially opened following construction works by Quality Construction
Following the completion of the new Frenchman's Cay bridge, Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has declared that the residents of the area now have a first-class bridge. Photo: GIS
Also on hand was Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) who added that the National Unity Government will be pushing forward with the West End Ferry Terminal and that the public will be given an opportunity to weigh in on the designs. Photo: GIS/Facebook
Also on hand was Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) who added that the National Unity Government will be pushing forward with the West End Ferry Terminal and that the public will be given an opportunity to weigh in on the designs. Photo: GIS/Facebook
FRENCHMAN'S CAY, Tortola, VI- Following the completion of the new Frenchman's Cay bridge, Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said that the residents of the area now have a first-class bridge.

The work on the bridge commenced in March 2022 and included the installation of a temporary access to Frenchman’s Cay during the course of works.

The Project also included controlled demolition of the old bridge structure, shoring of the exposed shoreline the installation of rock revetment along with the construction of the bridge.

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 22, 2022, to open the bridge, Honourable Rymer thanked residents for their patience while the project was underway. He also commended the contractors Quality Construction for their work on the bridge.

Gov't will 'push forward' with infrastructure works - Hon Wheatley

Also on hand was Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) who added that the National Unity Government will be pushing forward with the West End Ferry Terminal and that the public will be given an opportunity to weigh in on the designs.

“Works are continuing in the best interest of the people of this area and also the people of the entire Virgin Islands, and I certainly want to say as Minister of Finance and Premier, I will do my part to push forward the work that we are doing to improve our infrastructure and provide relief and a better standard of living for the people of the Virgin Islands,” the Premier said. 

The contract for the reconstruction of the Frenchman’s Cay Bridge was awarded at a cost of $315,753.04 through a Cabinet-backed contract signed in December 2021 to Quality Construction, a company owned by My Roy L. Garraway.


 

16 Responses to “Residents now have a new 'first-class' Frenchman's Cay bridge - Hon Rymer”

  • Sambo (29/07/2022, 20:53) Like (34) Dislike (6) Reply
    you sound so childish ( first class ,) ? so we are awaiting the second class one or state of the art bridge with a rainbow next ????
  • ??? (29/07/2022, 22:17) Like (44) Dislike (3) Reply
    What’s first class about it?
    • @ ??? (30/07/2022, 14:41) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      I want to know,ain't looking no different from the previous one.. same how they made a muck out of the bridge at pahram Town.
  • Really (29/07/2022, 22:21) Like (49) Dislike (2) Reply
    All these drug man port and the schools are still not fixed,a beach or street carrot bay when the school was gone since Irma and still nothing started. A government with no free will, elites have them well controlled just like vino's puppets
    • @ Really (30/07/2022, 03:21) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
      Just have a white resident write to the government expressing their displeasure then give it 3 days and you will see some form of action fahie gone lets see if this group takes action
    • yess (30/07/2022, 07:50) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply
      Such a damn joke.
      You celebrating an unneeded bridge right next to the criminal drug smuggler Head Coach and Hodge’s yards as an achievement?
      And yet just look in any direction and you see mess. Where f**in schools? Where the damn money that made the BVI one of the richest islands in the region?
      Disgusting set of self serving aim-low greedy people.
  • cards (30/07/2022, 01:42) Like (2) Dislike (11) Reply
    Kye thank god for fahie
  • FIRE (30/07/2022, 02:54) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    I mite need that first class bridge to get in the village with those high prices while using our tax money.
  • I telling you. (30/07/2022, 05:25) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    20 feet first class bridge.
  • district 1 (30/07/2022, 05:39) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    so malone representing fahie we were wondering how comes he west side
  • one eye (30/07/2022, 06:01) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
    Kye is an action man
  • Priority (30/07/2022, 07:49) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    First class bridge so the children can go to 3rd class schools
  • Real talki (30/07/2022, 11:08) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    I CAN BET MY LAST DOLLAR THAT ANDREW FAHIE SENT HIM A MESSAGE AND TOLD HIM TO SAY THAT OLD DUMMMY ASS.
  • resident (30/07/2022, 11:51) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    The head coach did one thing right but i sure he got his cut
  • merle (30/07/2022, 22:20) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Da bridge should have been done 25 years ag
  • Says who… (31/07/2022, 12:33) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    You know what really grinds me it’s the way how these politrickians promote and uphold these projects to a high degree. Like seriously how and where… how how seriously??? Look at our roads that we keep pouring funds into annually - really are they any better? How do you politrickians grade these road projects??

    I have no choice, I drive on the fish bay road daily and my God my God it’s a total embarrassment and far cry from anything aesthetically pleasing so it makes me wonder if it’s structurally accurate or should we expect another redo as with almost everything done here.

    The road projects in the BVI are a major patch and go in an effort to continue to bilk us the tax payers and enrichen the usual suspects. I mean have you seen or better yet driven on the upper Main Street road by the ghetto / bottom of Joes hill road? Man y’all need to stop this mess and do better. The road project by Virgin Queen/ RiteWay is going to be no different.

    Quit celebrating rubbish and put down your feet on whoever to the job properly and thoroughly. I know the garages and parts shops are smiling because you generate revenue for them but I don’t see where we are given any incentives for your attributions to all this. I’m just tired year in year out on the same kind of results that you celebrate with your chest up knowing that it is a disservice to the territory.


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