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Update: Public Meeting For Pahoa Roundabout Postponed

December 15, 2012, 2:36 PM HST
* Updated December 16, 4:40 PM
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The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced that the Public Informational Meeting over  intersection improvements at Keaau-Pahoa Road and Old Government Road in Pahoa, Hawaii has been canceled.

A new date and location will be announced, to be held in January 2013. The Kea`au-Pahoa Roundabout, as the project is called, is intended to improve safety and traffic flow by changing the existing T-intersection into a single-lane modern roundabout.

The planned project also will include slope reinforcement, landscaping improvements, electrical conduits, street lights, and drainage improvements. ADA-compliant curb ramps, sidewalks, fencing, guardrails, signage and striping will also be installed.

Construction is estimated to last approximately12 months.

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