The Department of Public Works (DPW) is updating the community of roadwork taking place in Downtown Frederiksted. DPW’s contractor, VI Paving, Inc., is currently paving the road surface on Hospital Street. Also, on Monday, the contractor began milling the road surface on New Street and started paving the road surface today, Nov 30th. The scheduled roadway improvements for Frederiksted include a new aggregate base surface, pavement reconstruction, installing drainage systems, striping, and signage replacement. This major road improvement project is expected to be completed by the end of the year. Motorists are urged to avoid this area while construction is in progress. The department is asking the public to adhere to all traffic controls, personnel, and construction signs. This project is funded by the Department of Interior.