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Roadway Construction Projects Updated

The Virgin Islands Government issued the following update for construction projects that may detour or delay traffic.

INNOVATIVE

Innovative is working on one project that will affect the flow of traffic over the next four weeks on St. Croix.

  • Southgate to Cotton Valley Project: Innovative construction crews continue to perform excavation work along Route 82 (East End Road) starting at Southgate and ending at the Cotton Valley Remote. This project is scheduled for completion April 30.

Innovative does not have any projects on St. Thomas and St. John that will affect traffic flow.

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St. Thomas

  • Charlotte Amalie Hazard Mitigation Project: Civil work to install underground electrical conduits, Sunday though April 20.

Excavation continues in the Veterans Drive area between Raadets Gade, Cardow Jewelers and Down Island Trader. This work will be primarily from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., but there may be limited road closures during the day while crews are excavating under gut areas. Pedestrian traffic will be allowed. There may be limited vehicular traffic detours and some parking spaces will be secured during excavation. Please obey flaggers’ directions.

Sunday, through April 14

Night work from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. continues in alleyways on Raadets Gade with no obstructions. Terminations of high voltage cables and pad mount transformer installations continue at Dronnigens Gade, Hibiscus Alley, Store Tvaer Gade, Raadets Gade, Veteran’s Drive and the A.H. Riise area at night until June. There will be minimum or no vehicular traffic interruptions. Pedestrian traffic will be allowed in all areas. No traffic flow interruptions are scheduled for the Carnival season.

This project is funded in part through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

VIRGIN ISLANDS NEXT GENERATION NETWORK (VINGN)

Trenching roadwork will take place during the week of April 8 as follows:

St. Thomas

Trenching will take place along the Smith Bay Road (Route 38) for a road crossing. This crossing will be located after the Red Hook ferry dock and prior to the entrance to Sapphire Village. Trenching work will also take place on Crown Mountain Road near the Dorothea Fire Station and continuing towards Neltjeberg.

Traffic vaults installation will also commence near the airport road and along Moravian Highway moving west from the area of VITEMA headquarters.

Aerial crew will continue to install fiber along the poles on Mandahl Road and along Magens Bay Road towards Louisenhoj.
Innerduct and fiber pulling will commence at Fort Mylner intersection for a one-day period. Then innerduct installation crews will work the Subbase area and the waterfront area along Veteran’s Drive.

St. Croix

Nightly from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. trenching will commence along Centerline Road at the following intersections: La Reine Intersection, Kings Hill/Central High School Intersection, Bethlehem/Castle Burke Intersection, UVI Entrance Intersection, Paradise Road Intersection, Williams Delight Intersection and Hanna’s Rest Intersection.

Traffic vaults installation will commence near Hams Bluff near Global Crossing into Frederiksted town near Fort Frederick.

Innderduct installation will continue from the intersection of Route 74 and 81 along Route 81 into Sion Farm and finally across the open field to Pepper Tree Road near Juan Luis Hospital.

Aerial will commence along Route 66 (South Shore Road) near the Boy Scout Camp location to Halfpenny Bay Entrance.

VI Paving will begin asphalt paving at 8 a.m. Tuesday. They plan to start at Five Corners traffic light and pave towards Kings Hill Post Office along Northshore Road. It is anticipated this section will be completed by Friday.

Motorists are asked to follow traffic directions for the safety of crews, pedestrians and other drivers.

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The Virgin Islands Government issued the following update for construction projects that may detour or delay traffic.

INNOVATIVE

Innovative is working on one project that will affect the flow of traffic over the next four weeks on St. Croix.

  • Southgate to Cotton Valley Project: Innovative construction crews continue to perform excavation work along Route 82 (East End Road) starting at Southgate and ending at the Cotton Valley Remote. This project is scheduled for completion April 30.

Innovative does not have any projects on St. Thomas and St. John that will affect traffic flow.

WAPA

St. Thomas

  • Charlotte Amalie Hazard Mitigation Project: Civil work to install underground electrical conduits, Sunday though April 20.

Excavation continues in the Veterans Drive area between Raadets Gade, Cardow Jewelers and Down Island Trader. This work will be primarily from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., but there may be limited road closures during the day while crews are excavating under gut areas. Pedestrian traffic will be allowed. There may be limited vehicular traffic detours and some parking spaces will be secured during excavation. Please obey flaggers’ directions.

Sunday, through April 14

Night work from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. continues in alleyways on Raadets Gade with no obstructions. Terminations of high voltage cables and pad mount transformer installations continue at Dronnigens Gade, Hibiscus Alley, Store Tvaer Gade, Raadets Gade, Veteran’s Drive and the A.H. Riise area at night until June. There will be minimum or no vehicular traffic interruptions. Pedestrian traffic will be allowed in all areas. No traffic flow interruptions are scheduled for the Carnival season.

This project is funded in part through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

VIRGIN ISLANDS NEXT GENERATION NETWORK (VINGN)

Trenching roadwork will take place during the week of April 8 as follows:

St. Thomas

Trenching will take place along the Smith Bay Road (Route 38) for a road crossing. This crossing will be located after the Red Hook ferry dock and prior to the entrance to Sapphire Village. Trenching work will also take place on Crown Mountain Road near the Dorothea Fire Station and continuing towards Neltjeberg.

Traffic vaults installation will also commence near the airport road and along Moravian Highway moving west from the area of VITEMA headquarters.

Aerial crew will continue to install fiber along the poles on Mandahl Road and along Magens Bay Road towards Louisenhoj.
Innerduct and fiber pulling will commence at Fort Mylner intersection for a one-day period. Then innerduct installation crews will work the Subbase area and the waterfront area along Veteran’s Drive.

St. Croix

Nightly from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. trenching will commence along Centerline Road at the following intersections: La Reine Intersection, Kings Hill/Central High School Intersection, Bethlehem/Castle Burke Intersection, UVI Entrance Intersection, Paradise Road Intersection, Williams Delight Intersection and Hanna’s Rest Intersection.

Traffic vaults installation will commence near Hams Bluff near Global Crossing into Frederiksted town near Fort Frederick.

Innderduct installation will continue from the intersection of Route 74 and 81 along Route 81 into Sion Farm and finally across the open field to Pepper Tree Road near Juan Luis Hospital.

Aerial will commence along Route 66 (South Shore Road) near the Boy Scout Camp location to Halfpenny Bay Entrance.

VI Paving will begin asphalt paving at 8 a.m. Tuesday. They plan to start at Five Corners traffic light and pave towards Kings Hill Post Office along Northshore Road. It is anticipated this section will be completed by Friday.

Motorists are asked to follow traffic directions for the safety of crews, pedestrians and other drivers.