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Potholes, litter, derelict cars, clogged guts, traffic lights – these are just a few of the things the territory’s island administrators deal with daily as the de facto mayors of the Virgin Islands.
Tens of millions of dollars in revenue for the Virgin Islands are practically up in smoke as the COVID-19 pandemic forced cruise ship cancellations, a ban on hotel stays and a stay-at-home order that all but cut off the territory’s lifeblood: tourism.
Getting the water taxis running on St. Thomas, keeping the territory’s town streets clean, stripping the edge of highways and building sidewalks in front of new developments were some of the concerns raised by senators at the Finance Committee hearing Monday.
Giant potholes, lack of striping on highways, dangerous curves without guard rails and frequently flooded streets were concerns raised by members of the Committee on Housing, Transportation, Infrastructure and Communications Monday.