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Road Work: Installation of Fiber Optic Cables at Smithbay Rd., Red Hook Rd. and Mariendahl Rd.

Project: Fiber Optic Cable Deployment Project, St. Thomas

Location: Eastend, Rte. 38 Smithbay Road (Emile “Milo” Francis Memorial Drive), Rte. 32 Red Hook (Nicholas “Nick” Friday Memorial Drive), Benner Hill Cell Site (behind Red Hook Family Practice Building), Rte. 32 Mariendahl Road (Nadir Bridge)

Dates: May 31 – June 30, 2021

Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hours of Work: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Road Advisory: Motorists can expect delays due to partial road closures and lane closures. Please exercise caution when traveling in these locations.


Project Summary: New fiber optic cable deployment to interconnect existing cell sites with the purpose of creating a more robust network, which will improve capacity, reliability, resiliency and increase performance of the existing communication network during natural disasters situations. It will also set the base for future deployment of new network technologies in the USVI. Phase I of the project includes some milling and re-asphalt/road reconstruction where the roadway has been impacted. Roads will be partially closed for safety reasons.

No parking will be allowed during project working hours. All vehicles must be removed prior to the beginning of construction.

Contractor: Bermudez Longo Diaz – Masso Inc.

Project Owner: AT&T Mobility, USVI.

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