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Saddle Road

VIDEO: DOT questioned on final Saddle Road segment

VIDEO: DOT questioned on final Saddle Road segment

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Senator Gil Kahele wants to know how the state can speed up the last remaining segment on Saddle Road that is in need of improvement. Just about the entire remainder of the cross-island road, renamed the Daniel K. Inouye Memorial Highway, has gotten a makeover, making the infamous roadway much safer for

PTA warns of traffic delays on both sides of Hawaii Island

Two media releases from U.S. Army Garrison-Pōhakuloa Traffic Delays on Saddle Road, Hilo to PTA PŌHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii— Hilo-based military units will convoy from Keaukaha Military Reservation (KMR) to Pōhakuloa Training Area (PTA) on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The unit will redeploy from Pōhakuloa Training Area to Keaukaha Military

$13.5 million in TIGER grants for Saddle Road

Media release from U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka: The Hawaii Department of Transportation will receive $13.5 million in federal funding to make improvements to Saddle Road on the Big Island, Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Daniel K. Akaka, U.S. Representative Mazie K. Hirono, U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Governor Neil Abercrombie and Mayor William P. Kenoi

MAUNA KEA: New phase of Saddle Road opens

By Daryl Lee, David Corrigan and Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: Another mile stone for the ongoing improvements to Saddle Road. On Monday, Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi joined state and federal officials at the blessing of the latest section of the Saddle Road to be completed. Road and Highway Builders LLC of Sparks, Nevada, completed

MAUNA KEA: Saddle Road update

By David Corrigan and Stephanie Salazar MAUNA KEA, Hawaii: In today’s Mauna Kea newscast, a look at a different transportation project… but no less important to the island. The once infamous Saddle Road is set to celebrate another milestone in its transformation into a safe and reliable cross island highway. Two events in one day,