Tag archive for ‘Causeway Bridge’
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 7th, 2022

Causeway bridge again in trouble

PHILIPSBURG — The causeway bridge over the Simpson Bay Lagoon has a checkered history that includes stories about bribery and technical malfunctioning. Currently, the swing bridge is out of commission again, More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Scooter rider injured himself on the Airport Road 

~ Scooter accidents and reckless driving continue to be a problem on the roads of Sint Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG — The personnel of the Traffic Department is investigating a serious accident that took place on More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

FIOD investigates tender process Causeway bridge

SIMPSON BAY — The fiscal investigative unit of the Dutch tax office, the FIOD, is conducting an investigation into the tender process for the construction of the Causeway bridge on St. Maarten. Investigation More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 10th, 2019

Protected: How the causeway suddenly became ten percent more expensive

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By The Publisher On Friday, November 9th, 2018

Heyliger’s name surfaces in massive bribery case

PHILIPSBURG – When current Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger (United Democrats) was minister of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure he accepted $300,000 in bribes from the Dutch More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

How the causeway suddenly became ten percent more expensive

PHILIPSBURG – Five companies submitted a bid for the construction of the causeway bridge across the Simpson Bay lagoon. The most expensive bid of $39.445 million by Volker Construction International won. But More...