Summary: The Department of Public Works (DPW) is updating the community on several emergency relief road projects in the St. Thomas/St. John District. The total cost of these emergency relief projects is $23,543,882.76
Black Point Hill (Route 30), St. Thomas
Key Facts: The Black Point Hill ER Project comprises seven different locations along the hillside. DPW’s contractor has completed over 50% of repair work to the first site and is currently mobilized at the second location. Repairs on this project entail the installation of a gabion wall, retaining wall, shoulder improvements, guardrails and rehabilitation of the roadway.
Coral Bay Road (Route 107), St. John
Key Facts: Work on the Coral Bay Road Emergency Relief Project has reached the 40% completion mark. Motorists can expect work to continue for the next several weeks. Repairs on this project entail the installation of a retaining wall, improvements, guardrails and rehabilitation of the roadway.
Fish Bay Road (Route 1041), St. John
Key Facts: DPW reports the completion of roadwork on Fish Bay Road (Route 1041). The emergency repairs included the installation of a retaining wall, drainage improvements, guardrails and rehabilitation of the roadway.
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