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$323K contract for design of hurricane-hit govt buildings

Director of Projects (Dr Drexel Glascow, and Finance Minister Dr D Orlando Smith.

Government has signed a $323,350 contract for design and construction management services on several government buildings which were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irma.

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr D Orlando Smith signed the 12-month contract with local architectural and construction firm, Trojan Designs & Development Limited late last month.

The firm will be required to prepare engineering and architectural plans for the rehabilitation of government buildings across the territory and supervise the construction works associated with the project.

Director of government projects, Dr Drexel Glasgow said Trojan is required to ‘incorporate disaster resilient features in the design to ensure that government infrastructure can withstand future events.

The Magistrate’s Court in John’s Hole, the Attorney General’s house, two living quarters for judges in the jurisdiction, the Vanterpool Building and Flax Building in the Valley and the North Sound Administration building on Virgin Gorda are some of the facilities for which Trojan will be offering design services.

The company has already commenced services since the contract signing on November 30.

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  1. Hmmm says:

    What about West End Port Of Entry

  2. volley says:

    This drexel guy again, this guy made a m— of the purcell estate iron bridge, he couldn’t find a simple solution for that simple issue, now what. stupppppppppppppes.

  3. Unknown says:

    Who or what is this trojan company? never heard of them. Perhaps cousin of someone?

  4. shakehead says:

    We complain when outsides get the job we complain when locals get the job TF!!

  5. LOL says:

    Just wondering what does that amount per square foot – LOL

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