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Authority Announces Road Closure & Scheduled Water Outage on Wednesday on St. Croix

May 20, 2024

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (“WAPA” or “Authority”) would like to inform customers and community members on the island of St. Croix of a temporary two-lane road closure on Queen Mary Highway west of the Emancipation Drive intersection on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Motorists traveling along Queen Mary Highway/Centerline Road west of the Emancipation Drive intersection should choose alternate roadways throughout the day. Traffic control and flaggers will be present.

As part of the waterline rehabilitation project, the following areas will experience a water interruption on May 22, 2024, from approximately 12 p.m. through 8 p.m.: Smithfield, White Lady, White Bay, Stony Ground, Two Brothers, Mars Hill, and Wheel of Fortune.

Please see the map above for an outline of impacted areas and required detour.

The purpose of the traffic diversion is to allow the Authority’s Water System Maintenance crews and contractor, Marco St. Croix, to conduct a tie-in as part of the Hannah’s Rest Waterline Rehabilitation project.

The Authority thanks the community for its patience and understanding.