New parking lot gets approval

New parking lot gets approval 1Enighed entranceBids to build 150 parking spaces at the Enighed Pond commercial port/dock will be solicited within two weeks, according to Kenn Hobson, director of the Virgin Islands Port Authority.

He showed architectural plans for the parking lot at a hearing of the St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee. The St. John Source reported on the meeting. Read the full story.

Hobson said the parking lot will be free.  Hopes are for it to be ready for next winter's tourists.

Hobson said that while the PA would like to offer a shuttle service to help people who may not want to make the 10-minute walk into downtown Cruz Bay, "We can't afford that."

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