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Pile Driving Completed At Site For New Airport

Pile Driving Completed At Site For New Airport

The ‘loudest phase’ of the construction for the airport redevelopment project has been completed ahead of schedule, Skyport said today, explaining that all 719 piles have been driven beneath the surface to create the foundation for the new terminal. “The pile driving began on May 28 and work took place seven days a week. Pile driving... Read more of this article

Sidewalk To Be Built By New Bus Shelter

Sidewalk To Be Built By New Bus Shelter

[Written by Don Burgess] A new bus shelter is impeding access to a sidewalk in the Devonshire area, however Government assures the public that a new sidewalk is going to be built so people won’t have to step out into the road to get around the bus shelter. The bus shelter being constructed between Devonshire Recreation Club and the Opportunity... Read more of this article

Skyport & Aecon Celebrate ‘Safety Week’

Skyport & Aecon Celebrate ‘Safety Week’

Skyport celebrated ‘Safety Week’ with Aecon with a special event at the site of the new airport terminal today. “It was the first Safety Week in Bermuda and is a company-wide initiative that is held at every Aecon project site across Canada and internationally,” Skyport said.Frank Ross, Executive Director, Infrastructure,... Read more of this article

Coot Pond Road To Be Closed For Oct & Nov

Coot Pond Road To Be Closed For Oct & Nov

The Ministry of Public Works advised that Coot Pond Road between Tobacco Bay and Barry Road in St George’s will be closed — from October 9th to the end of November — to facilitate the construction of the realigned Barry Road. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that Coot Pond Road between Tobacco... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gorham’s 2017 Home Fair

Photos & Video: Gorham’s 2017 Home Fair

Gorham’s held their Home Fair Too event today [Sept 30], bringing together vendors and suppliers as well as members of the public in order to offer exposure of a variety of products and services based around renovations, building and home care. The 7-minute live video replay is below:The Home Fair included product demos, giveaways, food & drink... Read more of this article

City: Infrastructure Upgrades To Junctions

City: Infrastructure Upgrades To Junctions

The City of Hamilton is thanking the general public for their “continued patience and understanding” as upgrades to City junctions continue. A spokesperson said, “In 2009, the City of Hamilton identified the need to make significant upgrades to the traffic light equipment throughout the City. “The existing infrastructure was... Read more of this article

‘Ensure Safer, Drug-Free Working Environments’

‘Ensure Safer, Drug-Free Working Environments’

The Construction Association of Bermuda [COAB] will be holding a dinner and presentation by Vaughn Mosher on September 13, with the presentation to focus on how companies can establish policies to help ensure safer, drug-free working environments.“Researchers in the USA have determined that heroin usage has increased five-fold in the last decade. Historically,... Read more of this article

Video: St Regis Bermuda Architectural Design

Video: St Regis Bermuda Architectural Design

A video posted on the OBM International Youtube channel highlights a rendering of the proposed St Regis Hotel in St. George’s, providing a three minute overview of the design. The video description says, “Join us on an escape to the newly designed St Regis Bermuda by global hospitality firm OBMI. The magnificent site is honoured with an elegant... Read more of this article

Repair Works: Ordnance Island & Market Wharf

Repair Works: Ordnance Island & Market Wharf

The Corporation of St. George are advising the public that construction works to repair Ordnance Island and Market Wharf docks will commence today [Aug 28]. “As a result of the works access to Ordnance Island will be restricted to authorized vehicles only. All minibuses will be permitted to drop-off and pick up their passengers on Bridge Street... Read more of this article

BAMZ: Restoration Work On Property Foreshore

BAMZ: Restoration Work On Property Foreshore

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] have advised that work will soon begin to restore the property’s foreshore area on Tuesday, September 5 which has been damaged by hurricanes over the last few years. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] would like to inform its patrons that work will soon begin to restore... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister Tours Airport Construction Site

Photos: Minister Tours Airport Construction Site

The Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs, Walter Roban, met with the Bermuda Airport Authority board and staff yesterday [Aug 24] and toured the L.F. Wade International Airport redevelopment project. A spokesperson said, “Minister Roban observed the early works at the site, which involves constructing the new terminal’s... Read more of this article

Video: Shelly Bay Structure Being Demolished

Video: Shelly Bay Structure Being Demolished

[Updated with photos] The developer of the Shelly Bay Beach House was unable to complete the redevelopment, and the remaining structure was deemed unsafe, and is being demolished this week, with a crew working on site today [Aug 22]. The Ministry previously said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that the developer of the Shelly Bay Beach... Read more of this article

Feasibility Study For New Swing Bridge Started

Feasibility Study For New Swing Bridge Started

The Ministry recently completed strengthening work which will extend the life of the Swing Bridge in the east end “for at least 5 years but the swing span remains inoperable,” the Ministry said, adding that the “feasibility study for a new bridge has already started and it is the Ministry’s intention to present the new bridge design... Read more of this article