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Airport Passenger Terminal Work Progressing

Airport Passenger Terminal Work Progressing

Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited has provided a visual update on the progress of work on the new passenger terminal building – which is due for completion this year – as part of the ongoing airport redevelopment project at L.F. Wade International Airport. A spokesperson said, “Work continues at the new passenger terminal building... Read more of this article

Barkers Hill Footbridge To Undergo Repairs

Barkers Hill Footbridge To Undergo Repairs

The Barkers Hill Footbridge will be closed to the public beginning on Monday, March 16 to allow for the replacement of timber planking, with re-opening scheduled for March 18. A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that the Barkers Hill Footbridge, located adjacent to the Ocean View Golf Course, will be closed to... Read more of this article

Greymane Hosts Seminar With Armstrong Ceiling

Greymane Hosts Seminar With Armstrong Ceiling

Greymane recently hosted a free seminar with Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions, with international representatives from USAI Lighting, LogiSon, JLC Tech and XAL joining experts from Armstrong to present to a local group of designers, architects, building managers, and other construction professionals. A spokesperson said, “Greymane recently... Read more of this article

Repairs To Section Of Bailey’s Bay Railway Trail

Repairs To Section Of Bailey’s Bay Railway Trail

A section of the Railway Trail in the Bailey’s Bay area is closed to the public in order to make repairs, with the Ministry set to construct two retaining walls to strengthen the area. A Government spokesperson said, “The public will recall that in November 2019 a section of Railway Trail located in the Bailey’s Bay, Hamilton Parish area... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Building Demolition In Hamilton

Photos & Video: Building Demolition In Hamilton

Work started this weekend on the demolition of the Valerie T. Scott building on Reid Street in Hamilton. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises the public of road closures and parking restrictions in the City of Hamilton beginning this Friday, 28 February until the end of day on Sunday, 1 March to accommodate... Read more of this article

Sections Of Streets To Close Due To Demolition

Sections Of Streets To Close Due To Demolition

There will be road closures and parking restrictions in Hamilton beginning this Friday [Feb 28] due to the planned demolition of the Valerie T. Scott building located on Reid Street. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises the public of road closures and parking restrictions in the City of Hamilton beginning this Friday,... Read more of this article

Building Being Repaired After Humberto

Building Being Repaired After Humberto

A building which was damaged by Hurricane Humberto is now being restored. The Category 3 hurricane tore down the upper portions of this building, which once housed a warehouse store and a hardware store across from the Grotto Bay Beach Resort, leaving rubble scattered across the parking lot. An ensuing slate shortage caused many buildings to have to... Read more of this article

‘Demolition Works Are To Commence Next Week’

‘Demolition Works Are To Commence Next Week’

“Safety barriers should be being erected around the site today and demolition works are to commence next week,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said in relation to the old Allenhurst Building, which has been vacant since the Police station moved to its current location at the Dame Lois Browne Evans Building. Speaking in the House... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Old Stadium Cottage Demolished

Photos & Video: Old Stadium Cottage Demolished

The old Stadium Cottage at the gate of the National Sports Center in Devonshire was demolished yesterday [Feb 12], with workers removing the remnants of the building, which had fallen into a state of disrepair. National Sports Center Operation Manager Craig Tyrell said, “”The cottage actually served us all very well over the years. It was... Read more of this article

‘Coordinated Approach To Road Trenching’

‘Coordinated Approach To Road Trenching’

“A coordinated approach to road trenching going forward is in effect,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, noting that as BELCO plans to conduct major upgrades to its network it provides the opportunity to coordinate their efforts with others, and ensure that all the necessary entities are prepared and ready to lay any and... Read more of this article

Hurricane Damage Repair Work In Dockyard

Hurricane Damage Repair Work In Dockyard

Work has started to repair damage sustained in Hurricane Humberto to the roof of the Great Northern Storehouse, which makes up a portion of the Clocktower Mall in the Royal Naval Dockyard. “The roof requires a complete replacement and the project is expected to be completed at the end of March,” a WEDCO spokesperson said. “The public... Read more of this article

Hurricane Damaged Roof Repaired With Slate 2.0

Hurricane Damaged Roof Repaired With Slate 2.0

Crews from JAG Construction were busy this week installing Slate 2.0 on a roof at a home in Somerset that was damaged during Hurricane Humberto. The product is billed as a “sustainable alternative to quarried limestone slate for roofs” which has been “specifically designed for Bermuda roofs” using “up to 75% of locally... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Roban On Slate, Quarrying

Video: Minister Roban On Slate, Quarrying

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban provided clarity around the processes for quarrying, and also challenged the Bermuda public to “rethink the long term viability of large scale quarrying” saying that we need to “consider more sustainable options.” Speaking at a press conference this afternoon [Nov 28], Minister Roban said,... Read more of this article