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Alternate Routes Due To Blackwatch Closure

Alternate Routes Due To Blackwatch Closure

The Department of Public Transportation is advising of alternate bus routes due to the Blackwatch Pass road closure. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation advises the public, that due to Black Watch Pass closing from May 6 – 20, inbound and outbound buses to the City of Hamilton will take alternate routes. “Inbound... Read more of this article

Blackwatch Pass To Close From May 6 – 20th

Blackwatch Pass To Close From May 6 – 20th

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective on Monday, May 6th, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that “construction works to the wall face can be conducted.” A Government spokesperson said, “The closure is expected to last until 20 May, 2019. “While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to plan ahead... Read more of this article

Reminder: Black Watch Pass Road Closure

Reminder: Black Watch Pass Road Closure

The police are reminding the public that Black Watch Pass remains closed to all vehicular traffic until further notice. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to remind the motoring public that Black Watch Pass remains closed to all vehicular traffic until further notice. “This reminder follows an earlier advisory by... Read more of this article

Blackwatch Pass To Close For Construction Work

Blackwatch Pass To Close For Construction Work

Effective August 6th, Blackwatch Pass will be closed due to construction works, and the “public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.”A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can... Read more of this article

Work Concludes, Blackwatch Pass Reopens

Work Concludes, Blackwatch Pass Reopens

The Ministry of Public Works advised that maintenance works on the Blackwatch Pass slopes have now concluded, and as of 9am this morning [June 2] the road has reopened.A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works would like to advise the public that maintenance works on the Blackwatch Pass slopes have now concluded. “As of 9am this morning... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Graffiti At Black Watch Pass

Police Investigating Graffiti At Black Watch Pass

Police have launched an investigation into graffiti placed on a wall in the area of Black Watch Pass and are asking the public to come forward with any information. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is aware of graffiti that has been placed on a wall in the area of Black Watch Pass in Pembroke. “An active investigation... Read more of this article

Videos & Audio: MPs On Black Watch Pass Cost

Videos & Audio: MPs On Black Watch Pass Cost

Public Works Minister Craig Cannonier fielded questions on the Black Watch Pass road works in the House of Assembly on Friday [Feb 12], with Opposition MPs asking questions about the costs, use of land and more. Audio Excerpt Of Q&A In The HouseMinister Craig Cannonier’s Comments Minister Cannonier told Bernews, “I think some valid... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Black Watch Regiment Pipe Band

Photos, Video: Black Watch Regiment Pipe Band

[Updated] The Pipe Band from the Black Watch Regiment of Scotland marched through the Black Watch Pass area today [Oct 22] to mark the rededication of a well dug by members of their military unit to help during a disastrous 1848 Yellow Fever outbreak. The Black Watch Regiment — now part of the Royal Regiment of Scotland as its 3rd Battalion —... Read more of this article

Black Watch Pipe Band To Mark 1848 Outbreak

Black Watch Pipe Band To Mark 1848 Outbreak

An unusual event on Thursday morning [Oct 22] may be seen by residents and passers-by in the area of Black Watch Pass and North Shore Road. One of the world’s most famous Pipe Bands will emerge from Black Watch Pass to where a well dug by members of their military unit to provide help during a disastrous 1848 fever outbreak will be rededicated.The... Read more of this article

Road Improvements, Blackwatch Pass To Close

Road Improvements, Blackwatch Pass To Close

Blackwatch Pass — from the junction at North Shore Road to the junction at Marsh Folly Road — will be closed all day commencing on Thursday, October 8, and will continue until Thursday, October 15 to allow for road improvements to take place.A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works would like to inform motorists of the... Read more of this article

Blackwatch Pass/North Shore Traffic Advisory

Blackwatch Pass/North Shore Traffic Advisory

The Ministry of Public Works said they “would like to advise the travelling public that effective today [Sept 30th] the traffic priority at the Blackwatch Pass\North Shore Road junction has changed temporarily in order to facilitate construction works.The Ministry said, “All traffic travelling out of town on Blackwatch Pass will be required... Read more of this article

Brown Urges “Swift Action” On Blackwatch Pass

Brown Urges “Swift Action” On Blackwatch Pass

[Updated] In response to the concerns expressed of the falling rocks in Blackwatch Pass area, Pembroke Central MP Walton Brown urged motorists and pedestrians to use caution in the area and said he would like for the Ministry of Public Works to take “swift action” to fix the issue. Mr Brown said, “As the member of Parliament for Pembroke... Read more of this article

Minister: Stone Removal From Blackwatch Pass

Minister: Stone Removal From Blackwatch Pass

[Updated] Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 15], Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier provided an overview of the circumstances surrounding the removal of the stone wall at Blackwatch Pass. The Minister said, “In recent weeks there has been much media attention concerning the removal of a stone wall at the Blackwatch Pass junction... Read more of this article