(PLTM) - Director at the Public Works Department, Mr. Jeremy Hodge, has announced that the department’s Asphalt Plant has been officially commissioned.
In a press release, Mr. Hodge said the plant was successfully handed over to the department from the machine industry company Ammann and is now fully operational.
The Director stated that the commissioning of the plant is a significant milestone as it signals a major step forward in the ability to meet the Territory’s asphalt road needs.
Mr. Hodge added, “Furthermore, it enables us to stretch our limited resources designated to road maintenance, making a positive impact on the overall efficiency and effectiveness of our road infrastructure.”
The Director further stated that the commissioning of the asphalt plant is also a major achievement for the Government and people of the Virgin Islands.
“We are now better equipped to build a road infrastructure that we can truly be proud of. Our commitment to addressing all the roads in the Territory in a holistic manner remains unwavering. Rest assured, we will continue to prioritise the improvement of the road infrastructure in the foreseeable future,” the Director said.
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