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Brief: Public Works Tackles Road Problems from Flooding

April 23, 2007 — As a result of the heavy rains of the last two days, the Public Works Department has responded to the areas prone to localized flooding in an aggressive manner, according to a news release from the department.
According to Commissioner Designate Darryl Smalls, those areas on St. Thomas include Raphune Hill, Mandela Circle, Donoe Gut, Magens Bay Road, St. Peter Mountain Road, Four Corner's intersection, Estate Hope, Fortuna Road, Tabor and Harmony, Hidden Valley, Smith Bay Road, Fort Mylner, Frenchtown Gas Station Gut, Denmark Hill, Coki Point Road and the roadway in Nadir.
On St. John, the areas prone to localized flooding include Route 10 Cruz Bay to the intersection of Route 107 Coral Bay; Route 105, Route 102, Route 20 and Route 10.
Based on preliminary reports, there are currently no major problems to report on St. Croix. "As the rains continue, Public Works crews will be on the alert to respond to any need that may arise," Smalls said Monday afternoon.

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