HILO — The state Department of Transportation would like to invite the community to a Public Informational Meeting regarding intersection improvements at Keaau-Pahoa Road and Old Government Road in Pahoa, Hawaii. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, at 6 p.m., at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility located at 15-3022 Kauhale Street, Pahoa.The intent of the project is to improve safety and traffic flow by converting the existing T-intersection into a single-lane modern roundabout. The project also includes slope reinforcement, landscaping improvements, electrical conduits, street lights and drainage improvements; along with ADA-compliant curb ramps and sidewalks, fencing, guardrails, signage and striping. Construction work time is estimated at approximately 12 months.
Pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, Native Hawaiian Organizations and Native Hawaiian descendants with ancestral lineal or cultural ties to, cultural knowledge or concerns for, and cultural or religious attachment to the proposed project may contact Steven Yoshida via email at email@example.com, or by US Postal Service to Department of Transportation, Traffic Branch, Traffic Design Section, Highways Division, 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 602, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707. Please respond by January 30, 2013.
To request language interpretation, an auxiliary aid or service (i.e., sign language interpreter, accessible parking, or materials in alternative format), contact Steven Yoshida, Highways Division, by phone at (808) 692-7682 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, three (3) days prior to the meeting date. TTY users may use TRS to contact our DOT office.
The intent of the project is to improve safety and traffic flow by converting the existing T-intersection into a single-lane modern roundabout. Construction work time is estimated at approximately 12 months.