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Traffic signals and stop signs are considered emergency repairs. Please call 961-8341 between 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. After hours, please report to Police at 935-3311.

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  • If a street light is out or stays on all day, please let us know. Click to report
  • The taking or defacing of traffic signs is against the law. Offenders or violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent possible according to the law. Click to report
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Road Alerts

Friday
May272016

INSTALLATION OF RIGHT TURN LANE ON KUAULI ROAD COMPLETED

KURTISTOWN, May 27, 2016 – The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that the installation of a right turn lane on Kuauli Road where it intersects the Volcano Highway (makai side) heading towards Kea‘au has been completed.

The project included the widening of the approach to intersection, paving, striping, and signage improvements.  The new lane makes turning onto the highway safer for motorists and helps reduce traffic congestion at the intersection.

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works would like to thank the community and motorists for their patience, understanding and support throughout the improvement project. 

 picture of work area before improvemnets

 picture of completed work area

 

Tuesday
May242016

RECONSTRUCTION WORK ON PARKING LOT ON CORNER OF KEAWE ST. AND WAIĀNUENUE AVE. TO BEGIN ON MAY 31ST.

HILO, May 24, 2016 - The Department of Public Works Highways Division will begin reconstruction work on the parking lot located on the corner of Waiānuenue Avenue and Keawe Street on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.  The parking lot will be closed for the duration of the project that is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday, June 6, 2016, weather conditions permitting.  Work will be done between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., there will be no work on the Memorial Day weekend. 

Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call Barett Otani, Information and Education Specialist, at 961-8787.

picture of work zone on Keawe St. and Waianuenue Ave.