Hawaiʻi County crews got to work on Monday morning, pushing a path over lava that covered Highway 132 during the 2018 eruption of Kīlauea Volcano. According to the County, “the near-term goal is to reestablish access over a temporary road to homes and farms in the kipuka (land isolated by recent lava flows) along Highway… Continue reading VIDEO: Lava Clearing On Highway 132 Begins
It's not often that the Hawaii DOT, the City & County of Honolulu, Private Industry, and academia gather to discuss our roads in Hawaii. Thanks to INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII that discussion recently took place. Road construction, highway maintenance, potholes, and traffic congestion are all elements said to contribute to Hawaii consistently getting a low… Continue reading Hawaii Roads – Low and Failing Grades?
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Tuesday introduced the Rebuild America Act of 2019, which would incrementally increase the federal gasoline and diesel taxes to invest in America’s infrastructure. The legislation raises the fuels tax by five cents a year over five years, indexes it to inflation, and establishes Congress’ intention to replace it with a more… Continue reading Oregon lawmaker introduces bill to raise gas tax, eventually linking it to inflation
LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – The City of Littleton is the only city in Colorado chosen for Domino’s Paving for Pizza program. The city held a Pothole Paving Palooza Pizza Party with students from Makintosh Academy on Tuesday. Click here for a report by CBS4 Denver on this pizza party. Photo Credit: City of Littleton
HAWAIʻI ISLAND - Three public presentations will be given by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. The free events will provide an opportunity for residents to get a retrospective of the volcanic event that began on May 3, 2018. All three public talks will be held over the coming weeks, providing… Continue reading Volcano Scientists, National Park Talks Mark Eruption Anniversary
On Nov. 30, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake created significant damage to bridges and roads, including a highly used off-ramp at International Airport Road and Minnesota Drive in Anchorage. Within hours the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities organized a number of contractors to begin repairs to this major junction near the Ted Stevens Anchorage… Continue reading Broken Apart, Coming Together
By Cheyenne Mathews Construction on the Sterling Highway started in August of 2017 and is forecast to be complete in 2019. If you've driven between Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula this summer, chances are you waved at a Granite Construction Company flagger or waited while Granite crews worked. The company is working on two large… Continue reading Chipping Away at Highway Improvements