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Photo Focus: Christiansted Bypass Named in Aloy “Wenty’ Nielsen’s Honor

Aloy “Wenty’ Nielsen, a Public Works Department employee for over 30 years, was honored during National Public Works Week.

Aloy “Wenty’ Nielsen celebrates by new sign named in his honor. (Photo courtesy DPW)

Nielsen dedicated his life to serving the Virgin Islands community, and his hard work was celebrated with the renaming of the Christiansted Bypass in his honor, according to the press release.

Government officials, DPW employees and family and friends attend the ceremony. (Photo courtesy DPW)

Along with the 1.2-mile roadway, Nielsen was responsible for notable projects such as the Millennial Monument at Point Udall, the roundabout on St. John, and the Long Bay revitalization on St. Thomas, the press release stated.

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