Ministry of Transportation Works and Utilities
BVI Electricity Corporation
Electricity, Roads
Release Date:
Friday, 26 August 2016 - 9:59am

The public is notified that the James Walter Francis Drive, Waterfront Drive, and Sir Francis Drake Highway between the BVI Ports Authority in Port Purcell and BVIEC Power Station in Pockwood Pond will be closed on Sunday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 30 from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. This is to facilitate the transport of the new Wartsila generators.

The public is asked to use alternate routes, to remove all derelict vehicles from the road ways, and to refrain from parking on the roadways to prevent any transportation delays.Temporary interruptions in electricity, telephone, water and cable television services may be experienced during transportation times

On the day after each transport, the trailer will be returning to the BVI Ports Authority from 11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Motorists are asked to drive with extreme caution.

The Ministry of Communications and Works apologises for any inconvenience caused during this time.


Nekita Turnbull

Information Officer II
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg