Tag: Construction

Photos: Work Continues On Bailey’s Bay Bridge

Photos: Work Continues On Bailey’s Bay Bridge

Four segments of footbridge [each 6' wide and 66' feet in length] were successfully placed on the pylons at Bailey’s Bay yesterday [Sept 10], and upon the completion of all the work, the trail between Crawl Hill and Coney Island will be officially opened as recreation path for use by pedestrians and cyclists.A Public Works Ministry spokesperson... Read more of this article

Aquarium Hall Closing For Roof Upgrade Work

Aquarium Hall Closing For Roof Upgrade Work

The Aquarium Hall will close on October 5, 2014 in order to allow for roof replacement work to take place, though the North Rock Exhibit, as well as the Zoo, Museum, Azu Beastro, and the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] Gift Shop will remain open. After the construction, which is expected to take 6-months, BAMZ said they “will have a safe, watertight... Read more of this article

School Maintenance Will Be Completed On Time

School Maintenance Will Be Completed On Time

Considerable progress has been made on the school summer maintenance programme and the work will be completed on time, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin Minister Gordon-Pamplin said, “The Buildings section has deployed its entire staff to complete planned maintenance and address various defects within the schools designated for... Read more of this article

IBA To Host Airport Design Competition

IBA To Host Airport Design Competition

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] has launched a competition that will bring together the island’s young architects and designers in order to conceptualize and plan a redevelopment of the LF Wade International Airport entrance. The competition will feature a formal opening and presentation of awards on August 15, 2014 at 6.00pm on the... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Morgan’s Point Progress

Minister Updates On Morgan’s Point Progress

The remediation of parcels A and B at Morgan’s Point has been completed and that those areas of the site are ready to be handed over to the developers, Minister of Public Works Patricia Gordon-Pamplin said this afternoon [July 29]. The Minister said, “You will be aware that the Government, in 2011, passed the Morgan’s Point Act, which was... Read more of this article

Bermudiana Beach Resort Submits Application

Bermudiana Beach Resort Submits Application

The Bermuda Housing Corporation [BHC] has revealed that a planning application has been submitted for the proposed redevelopment of the South Shore development known as ‘The Bermudiana Beach Resort’ [formerly Grand Atlantic]. Plans accompanying the application submitted this week by local architecture firm OBM depict an ocean front resort property... Read more of this article

BEST “Applauds” Upgrade Of Building Codes

BEST “Applauds” Upgrade Of Building Codes

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they wish to “applaud the Department of Planning [DOP] on its recent upgrade of the Bermuda Building Code. “Bermuda is fortunate that having Building Codes in place has kept the standards of construction high. On one hand, our standards have retained an aesthetically pleasing... Read more of this article

Staff Evacuate Global House After Tremors

Staff Evacuate Global House After Tremors

Staff from within Government offices at Global House on Church Street evacuated the building twice this morning [July 3] after tremors were felt throughout the building. Works and Engineering crews carried out an inspection of the property and staff say that a faulty air conditioning unit was the cause of the shaking. Staff have since returned to work... Read more of this article

Listed Buildings Eligible For Interest-Free Loans

Listed Buildings Eligible For Interest-Free Loans

The Department of Planning is encouraging people to take advantage of the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Interest-Free Loan Program for listed buildings, saying the program is not used as widely as it could be. A spokesperson said, “The program is available exclusively to the owners of buildings that have been listed as being of special architectural... Read more of this article

Minister Richards: Construction Payroll Tax Relief

Minister Richards: Construction Payroll Tax Relief

[Updated] Finance Minister Bob Richards provided further details of the proposed payroll tax relief for the local construction industry announced in the Premier’s address earlier this month. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 27], Minister Richards said, “The local construction industry has been particularly hard hit by the economic... Read more of this article


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