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Saddle Road West Side project eastern portion. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Saddle Road reaches major milestone

Construction to begin in January 2013; completion date is set for August 2013

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Saddle Road project receives prestigious award

Saddle Road project receives prestigious award

MEDIA RELEASE Every two years, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recognizes outstanding highway transportation design projects across the nation and highlights the best via the FHWA’s Excellence in Highway Design Biennial Awards Program. Saddle Road was honored recently among other national standouts with an Honorable Mention award in the Rural Highways division. According to FHWA, […]

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First state scenic byway receives DOT grant

First state scenic byway receives DOT grant

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the Mamalahoa Kona Heritage Corridor, Hawaii’s first state scenic byway, has received a $29,140 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, achieving the first in a series of steps required to be designated as a National Scenic Byway. The Kona Heritage Corridor […]

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New major study into causes of motorcycle crashes

New major study into causes of motorcycle crashes

MEDIA RELEASE The Federal Highway Administration is conducting an ambitious new study to better understand and prevent motorcycle crashes, Administrator Victor Mendez announced. Despite years of steadily improving highway safety and roadway fatalities at historic lows, motorcycle riders remain one of the highest-risk groups on America’s roads.  Nearly 5,300 motorcycle riders died in roadway crashes […]

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Hawaii transportation projects ahead of ARRA schedule

Hawaii transportation projects ahead of ARRA schedule

MEDIA RELEASE Vice President Joe Biden and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood have announced transportation projects funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) are putting people to work and building a foundation for the country’s long-term economic strength.  Highway obligation deadline information for Hawaii; Date 50 percent met: June 19; Funds put to work: […]

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