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Work Starts On Demolition Of Victoria Row

Work Starts On Demolition Of Victoria Row

Work has “reluctantly” started on the demolition of Victoria Row in the West End, WEDCo said, saying that  they ”met with different groups and offered to let Victoria Row go for free, on the condition that it was renovated according to codes” but it “was simply not financially viable.” A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Video: Work Underway On City Hall Car Park

Video: Work Underway On City Hall Car Park

Work is underway at the City Hall car park, with the planned changes to involve the introduction of a ticketed barrier system to control the entry and exit from the car park.“This improvement project is necessary due to low payment by users and abuse of parking durations. City Hall car park is a three hour car park and many motorists overstay the... Read more of this article

New Road Built For Access To Morseby Plain

New Road Built For Access To Morseby Plain

A new road giving two-way access to Morseby Plain in Dockyard has been completed as part of the ongoing preparations for the America’s Cup to hosted by Bermuda in June 2017. The work was carried out by Dynamic Excavating and Landscaping and Horsefield Landscaping, both local contractors. Dynamic Excavating and Landscaping cut and prepared the base... Read more of this article

Photos: North Shore Road Pothole At Shelly Bay

Photos: North Shore Road Pothole At Shelly Bay

A staff member from the Department of Works & Engineering was seen this afternoon [April 5] working on the North Shore Road area, in the vicinity of Shelly Bay, due to a hole in the road. The hole has since been covered with an orange barrier and surrounded with safety cones, directing oncoming traffic to travel on either side of the affected area. A... Read more of this article

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All Options On Table” For Future Of Cross Island

“All options are on the table for the future use” of Cross Island once the America’s Cup is over, according to Andrew Dias, the General Manager of WEDCo. At a public meeting designed to invite feedback for any use of the landfill area, Mr Dias also said the intent was for the any new use to be long-term, and to be financially viable. The... Read more of this article

WEDCo: Millions Spent On Improving Dockyard

WEDCo: Millions Spent On Improving Dockyard

More than $10 million will have been spent over two years on improving buildings at the Royal Naval Dockyard, according to the chairman of WEDCo Ray Charlton, who was speaking at the recent sixth annual pre-season breakfast held at Bone Fish, in Dockyard, which was held to inform businesses in the area about WEDCo’s upcoming plans for the historic... Read more of this article

West Hamilton Holdings Update On Construction

West Hamilton Holdings Update On Construction

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange, West Hamilton Holdings Limited issued an update on the on construction at 69 and 71 Pitts Bay Road. The filing stated, “The primary assets of West Hamilton Limited consist of real property at 69 and 71 Pitts Bay Road, across from the Waterloo House and it remains our intention to develop this property... 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

Traffic Delays In Paget During Resurfacing

Traffic Delays In Paget During Resurfacing

The Ministry of Public Works is informing motorists that a programme of short-duration road resurfacing works will take place for one week commencing on Monday, January 18 at South Road in Paget, on sections between Modern Mart Supermarket and Elbow Beach. A spokesperson said, “The programme will quickly target the worst sections of uneven carriageway... Read more of this article

ACBDA: South Basin Project Is On Schedule

ACBDA: South Basin Project Is On Schedule

The America’s Cup Event Village is one step closer to completion as the last of seven shiploads of granite has been deposited into the South Basin. The first load of aggregate arrived at the beginning of November 2015 on the MV Balder, a specialised ship that allowed the fill material to be offloaded by conveyer belt into the South Basin. “This... Read more of this article

Changes To Planning Application Notice Displays

Changes To Planning Application Notice Displays

The Department of Planning announced today [Jan 14] that “in order to better serve the public, they will be improving their advertising of planning applications by requiring applicants/agents to display a notice of the proposed development on site.” The announcement said, “Over the years, the Department of Planning has received many... Read more of this article

Temporary Storage: Section Of Kindley Field

Temporary Storage: Section Of Kindley Field

The Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Parks said they “would like to inform the public that a section of Kindley Field Park will be set aside for a period of time to be used as a temporary storage site and preparation area for the Bailey Bridge parts.“An area of approximately 750ft of the park adjacent to the swing bridge... Read more of this article

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