85 F
Cruz Bay
Friday, June 14, 2024
HomeNewsLocal governmentDPNR Closes Sprauve Library for $2 Million Renovation

DPNR Closes Sprauve Library for $2 Million Renovation

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) informs the public that it has received Notices to Proceed for the first phase of library renovation infrastructure projects totaling nearly $2 million from the Office of Insular Affairs’ (OIA) Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program.

Effective immediately, the Elaine Ione Sprauve Public Library will be temporarily closed for infrastructure renovations and repairs, according to a press release issued Thursday by DPNR.

The extensive renovation includes repair and repainting of oxidized shutter hardware; repair of cracked masonry at main entrance and southeast corner walls; repair of broken wooden flooring areas; repointing cracked staircase bricks; stabilization of interior staircase railing; first floor brick pointing and cleaning; and ADA bathroom renovation and upgrade.

Throughout the various phases of the renovation projects, DPNR will update the public of duration of closures.

For more information, contact Ingrid Bough, territorial director of Libraries, Archives and Museums at 773-5715 or visit the public libraries’ Web site at www.virginislandspubliclibraries.org

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.