Events

DPW Battle of the Agencies

The Department of Public Works thanks its employees for their participation in the Battle of the Agencies on both St. Croix and St. Thomas! See highlight photos below!
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FHWA Bike Safety and Design Workshop

Designing for Bicyclist Safety is a course for teaching why bicycle travel accommodations should be included in the transportation network, create an understanding of key safety principles for bicyclists, and teach about design treatments, safety countermeasures, and the latest national guidance and best practices. Bicyclists are vulnerable users and bikeway networks should serve the range […]
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St. John Carnival Village named in honor DPWs Derron Jordan

The St. John Carnival Village was named Jordan Ville in honor of Derron Jordan — a St. Johnian described by Governor Albert Bryan as “the man that makes it happen.” Jordan works with the Public Works Department as the director of roads. He was part of the team responsible for getting the stage set and […]
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Airport Road Renamed in Honor of Ambassador Terrence A. Todman

A road naming ceremony was held today, May 5th, 2022, at the entrance of the Airport Road, honoring and commending the late Ambassador Terrence A. Todman. Ambassador Todman was honored for his outstanding diplomat service to the United States.   He is known for being the first African American to receive the distinctive named “Career […]
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Athniel C. "Addie" Ottley road naming ceremony

Athniel C. “Addie” Ottley road naming ceremony

A road naming ceremony was held today, March 3, 2022, at Crown Bay Center, honoring and commending the late Athniel C. “Addie” Ottley. Mr. Ottley was honored for his tireless years of informing and educating the public on current and past community issues and by keeping the radio waves open in times of imminent danger […]
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Raphune Hill renamed in honor of Dorothy Lockhart Elskoe

The long, winding roadway on St. Thomas, previously named Raphune Hill, was renamed in honor of culture-bearer, educator, and community activist, Dorothy “Dotsy” Lockhart Elskoe. The Office of the Governor, along with the Department of Public Works, hosted a road naming ceremony on February 15, 2022, to commemorate the honor. The roadway will now serve […]
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Holiday Food Drive

The Department of Public Works gave back to the community as part of their annual holiday food drive territory-wide. Donations went to the Collective Collaboration on St. Croix; Bethlehem House on St. Thomas and the Mount Caramel Catholic Church Charities on St. John.  
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Coast Guard Joins DPW for Pothole-a-ween

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard volunteered to assist the Department of Public Works with patching efforts on the eastern end of St. Croix for an event called “Pothole-a-ween.” Members of the agencies—some dressed in Halloween costumes—began patching from Cheese Burgers in Paradise and ended at the Cramer’s Park Entrance.
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