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Minister Updates: Short-Term Stimulus Program

Minister Updates: Short-Term Stimulus Program

29 of the 43 Short-Term Stimulus projects are either started or completed representing a spend of around $6 million, and 92 new jobs were created, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly, the Minister said, “I will provide the House with a report on the Short-Term Stimulus Program that was launched in... Read more of this article

Old Hangar On Boaz Island Being Demolished

Old Hangar On Boaz Island Being Demolished

Having been scheduled for demolition since 2015, the old airplane hangar in the west end is now being demolished, with WEDCo noting that after the front façade collapsed last year they “could not prolong this project as it became a health and safety issue.” The structure is part of the old Royal Naval Air Station on Boaz Island, and in... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Updates On Road & Trench Work

Minister Furbert Updates On Road & Trench Work

Acting Minister of Public Works Wayne Furbert held a press conference this afternoon [Jan 20] to provide an “update on the ongoing trench work being carried out across the island and to share the plans for asphalting the roads.” Acting Minister Furbert said, “Firstly, I want to recognize the frustration experienced by members of the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Food Truck Relocated By Crane

Photos & Video: Food Truck Relocated By Crane

Traffic controls were in effect in Flatt’s this morning [Jan 16] as a food truck was moved across the street using a crane. The Ministry of Public Works had previously advised that “the food truck located at Brightside Resort and Guest Apartments parking lot will be relocated by way of crane, to the North Shore Road private marina across from... Read more of this article

Road Work Notices For Harbour Rd & St George’s

Road Work Notices For Harbour Rd & St George’s

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public of road traffic notices affecting Harbour Road in Paget and Warwick as well as Rose Hill to St. George Club in the east end. For more information on the Harbour Road, Paget traffic flow change, click here. For more information on the Rose Hill To St George’s Club RO Plant, in St. George’s Parish... Read more of this article

Renovations Completed At Exhibition Office

Renovations Completed At Exhibition Office

The Ag Show Ltd has announced the completion of renovations to the Exhibition Office on the grounds of Botanical Gardens. A spokesperson said, “Weeks after the first-ever 2021 virtual Ag Show, work began on renovations to the Exhibition Office. In partnership with Paulo Construction, consultation with Steve Conway [Chief Surveyor approved by Col.... Read more of this article

Repairs To Section Of Harbour Road To Resume

Repairs To Section Of Harbour Road To Resume

The Ministry of Public Works advised that work will resume today [Dec 9] to “complete the structural repairs to the section of Harbour Road, between Lover’s Lane and Highwood Lane,” noting that “agreements have been finalised with the area resident this week, allowing for the work to get underway.” Acting Minister for Public... Read more of this article

Commissioner’s House Undergoing Restoration

Commissioner’s House Undergoing Restoration

The National Museum of Bermuda’s [NMB] Commissioner’s House — which was built in the 1820s — is undergoing restoration work and getting a facelift. A spokesperson said, ““Scaffolding is up, and a local construction crew is undertaking preservation and repair work on the verandah and 19th century cast-iron pillars and fascia... Read more of this article

‘Significant Delays’ With Harbour Road Repairs

‘Significant Delays’ With Harbour Road Repairs

The Ministry of Public Works advised that “repairs to the section of Harbour Road located between Highwood Lane and Lover’s Lane in Paget continue to face significant delays.” A Government spokesperson said, “Initial delays resulted from long stretches of bad weather, and the work permitted only during low ocean tides. Now over the... Read more of this article

Roof Wetting Ceremony At Beacon House

Roof Wetting Ceremony At Beacon House

Vision Bermuda, formerly the Bermuda Society for the Blind, held their roof wetting ceremony at Beacon House, where major renovations are currently underway. Theresa Hall, Executive Director said, “We are very excited to be at this stage in our renovation project and celebrating by holding our roof wetting ceremony. Naturally we are disappointed that... Read more of this article

Harbour Rd Section To Briefly Close For Repairs

Harbour Rd Section To Briefly Close For Repairs

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that “weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 28 from 9.15am to 2.00pm, the section of Harbour Road located between Highwood Lane and Lover’s Lane in Paget will briefly close to all traffic to facilitate a concrete pour for the new wall construction.” A Government spokesperson said, “Road users... Read more of this article

Washington Lane Renovations Start This Month

Washington Lane Renovations Start This Month

Commencing mid-September, the City of Hamilton will be undertaking renovation works to Washington Lane which will involve the repaving of the lane and the installation of new lighting throughout. A spokesperson said, “Works will conclude at the end of October. While the lane will remain open at all times, access to certain stores located along... Read more of this article

Minister Burch Updates On Stimulus Programme

Minister Burch Updates On Stimulus Programme

The amount spent to date in the Short Term Stimulus Programme is $1,618,735.14 [12% of stimulus funds] and the contract value awarded to date is $4,875,308.70 [36% of stimulus funds], Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [July 16] Minister Burch provided an update on Short Term Stimulus Programme,... Read more of this article