Traffic Signal Light Work in Hilo Set for July 14

July 13, 2019, 5:00 PM HST (Updated July 8, 2019, 9:02 AM)

The Department of Public Works Traffic Division will replace the traffic signal controller cabinet at the intersection of Kamehameha Avenue, and Manono and Lihiwai Streets (Suisan Bridge) in Hilo on Sunday, July 14, 2019, weather permitting.

The work will start at 8 a.m. and is expected to be completed by 4:30 p.m.


Motorists are advised to drive with caution in the work zone and are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid the area during the scheduled work times. Road work signs will be posted and there will be special duty officers at the work site controlling traffic flow. The intersection will not be working and the public must treat it as a four-way stop.

The County of Hawai‘i 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, call the Traffic Division at (808) 961-8341.



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