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Home Alerts Horizontal Directional Drills Scheduled for Centerline, Strawberry and Evans Hwy., Oct. 16-31

Horizontal Directional Drills Scheduled for Centerline, Strawberry and Evans Hwy., Oct. 16-31

This weekend and Monday, Oct. 17-19: Drilling at traffic light intersection between road towards National Guard and Queen Mary Highway.

Fiber Optic Cable Deployment Project, USVI will be installing cables at Centerline (Queen Mary Highway), Strawberry and Melvin H. Evans Highway on St. Croix. Each drill will take between two and three days.

Road work will be done from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., during Oct. 16 through Oct. 31.

Road Advisory: Motorists can expect delays due to partial road closures and lane closures. Please exercise caution when traveling in these locations.

Project Summary:

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New Fiber Optic cable deployment to interconnect existing cell sites with the purpose of creating a more robust network, which will improve capacity, reliability and resiliency and increase the performance of the existing communication network during natural disasters situations. It will also set the base for future deployment of new network technologies in the USVI. Phase I of the project includes some milling and re-asphalt/road reconstruction where the roadway has been impacted. Roads will be partially closed for safety reasons. No parking will be allowed during project working hours. All vehicles must be removed prior to the beginning of construction.

Contractor: Bermudez Longo Diaz – Massó Inc.

Project Owner: AT&T Mobility, USVI.

Small trenches at the following locations: (Partial lane closure required)

On Friday, Oct. 16: Mon Bijou at Mon Bijou traffic light (near school)

On Saturday, Oct. 17: From small bridge before University towards University intersection.

On Monday, Oct. 19: At traffic light intersection between road towards National Guard and Queen Mary Highway

On Saturday, Oct. 31: Sunny Isle Mall Traffic light

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