The Electrical Inspection Unit is notifying all electricians that the close off dates for carrying out electrical/mechanical inspections for the Festival season are as follows:
Madam Speaker, the Phase V Power Development Project being undertaken by the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation BVIEC, is well underway and there is definitely more ‘light’ at the end of the tunnel.
The public is notified that the Paul P. Wattley Road between Joe’s Hill Road and George’s Hollow is closed for four weeks during the month of April.
The Paul P. Wattley Road will be closed for a period of four weeks while cable trenching continues for the Phase V Power Development programme.
The soil nail stabilisation technique has been introduced into the construction works of the Phase V Power Development Programme at Pockwood Pond.
Cable trenching for the Phase V Power Development programme is expected to reach George’s Hallow road, located near the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School on March 5.
Trenching for the installation of the two new 34.5 KV transmission cables is said to be ongoing as part of the Phase V Development Programme.
The Government of the Virgin Islands is making progress in enhancing the electricity network in the Territory and catering to the growing demand for electrical supply.
The Minister of Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool is pleased that a team has been deployed to assist Bahamas in its efforts of restoring electricity.
The Electrical Inspection Unit is notifying all electricians that effective immediately, all drawings must be available, when applying for mechanical ‘roughin’ inspections.