Press Release

Ministry of Communications and Works
Public Works Department
Public Works
Release Date:
Thursday, 28 September 2023 - 12:43pm

The Department of Public Works is accepting Requests for Proposals for the grading of roads and the cleaning of box drains and ghuts in various areas on Tortola as follows:

  1. Grading of Road in Josiah’s Bay from the entrance of Josiah’s Bay Plantation Ruin leading up to Charles Frett property.
  2. Grading of Road approximately one hundred and eighty (180) feet of dirt road at Long Bay, West End in the vicinity of Lemuel Smith property.
  3. Grading of Road in Georges north side on Turnbull Hill Road from McCall property to Diana Douglas property. Approximately six hundred and ten (610) feet.
  4. Cleaning of ghut in East End from behind Autland Equipment Yard along Greenland Road and behind East End Fire Station outward to the sea. Approximately sixteen hundred and seventy (1670) feet.
  5. Cleaning of box drain/ghut in Road Town from the sidewalk adjacent to the old Althea Scatliffe school site entrance outward to the Cultural Centre yard. Approximately one hundred and seventy (170) feet.

Project details can be found on the Public Works Department webpage in the publications section at

All proposals must be received by Thursday 12 October, 2023. Quotations are to be addressed to the following:

Mr. Jeremy W. Hodge
Public Works Department
Government of the Virgin Islands
Baughers Bay, Tortola
British Virgin Islands

Quotations can also be dropped off at the Tender Box located at Public Works Department office at Baughers Bay or emailed to the following:

For more information please contact the Department of Public Works via telephone at 468 5902 or 494-2722 or by email at


Paul Bridgewater

Information Officer I (Ag.)
Department of Information and Public Relations