Mission Statement

To maintain, repair, rehabilitate and improve the condition of the island’s road network system and government buildings; to provide technical advice and services to government in an attempt to ensure sound infrastructural development on Nevis.


To construct an improved road network system throughout the island of Nevis that will facilitate easy and safe access and flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic; to have government buildings in a state of repair that is favourable for all public servants to effectively and efficiently undertake the required duties.

PWD is committed, where possible, to:

  • Create adequate drainage systems.
    • Construct of road drains and culverts.
    • Maintenance of drains and culverts (regular inspection, cleaning).
  • The provision of improved transportation systems.
    • Maintenance of main secondary and tertiary roads.
    • Construction of minor – medium sized secondary roads. Public roads (up to one kilometre, 1km).
  • Providing adequate working built environments for ALL government employees.
    • Maintenance of government offices (periodic repairs to masonry, carpentry, plumbing and electrical).
    • Maintenance to all public schools (all aspects: drainage, plumbing etc.).
    • Construction of government offices and public buildings.
  • Providing suitable or adequate supervision on ALL Government projects.
    • Provide architectural and engineering designs for all government projects as requested and where possible.
    • Monitor and supervise government project as requested.
  • Maintain ALL Government vehicles and equipment through regular maintenance and repairs if needed.
    • Effect repairs on government vehicles.
    • Supply fuel to all government vehicles.

NIA Cabinet pleased with progress on Mondo Track project

Acting Premier of Nevis Hon. Alexis Jeffers and other members of the Nevis Island Administration Cabinet expressed satisfaction with progress at the Mondo Track at Long Point at the end of a visit to the construction site on March 20 2018.

Braziers Road Improvement Project ends; PWD completes 12,000 feet of roadway

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is continuing its trust to ensure the continued upgrade of the road network on Nevis. The Braziers Road Improvement Project, about 12,000 feet of road way, is the most recent road initiative to be completed after 10 months of construction.

NIA’s Public Works Department advises of Hanley’s Road closure

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (July 12, 2016) — The following is a notice from the Public Works Department in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), regarding the Hanley’s Road Rehabilitation Project, dated July 11, 2016.   Please note that the Public Works Department will be undertaking asphalt paving works as part of the Hanley’s Road Rehabilitation Project. […]

NIA Public Works collaborates with D C Equipment to prepare community for hurricane season

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (MAY 11, 2015) –The Nevis Public Works Department in collaboration with D C Equipment are working towards the clearing and cleaning of the main ghaut located in the Stoney Grove area. The cleaning of the ghaut is a preventative measure that would lessen the effects of flooding that usually occur after heavy […]

Nevis Public Works Dept. completes Lampa Hill road upgrade

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (APRIL 17, 2015) — A link road called Lampa Hill which connects the communities of Baily Yard and Cole Hill to Brown Hill has been successfully completed.     The road which had been impassable to vehicular traffic, was upgraded and asphalted by the Public Works Department to provide an alternative road way […]

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