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DOT News Release: Keaau-Pahoa Road (Highway 130) contraflow will not operate during winter break: Monday, Dec. 23 – Friday, Jan. 3

Posted on Dec 20, 2019 in Latest Department News

HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Hawaii Island motorists that the AM northbound contraflow on Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) between Shower Drive and Kaloli Drive will not operate Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Jan. 3, during the Hawaii Department of Education’s (HIDOE) scheduled winter break for public schools.

The Highway 130 normal contraflow hours are between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Motorists are reminded that this schedule does not include public school holidays and state holidays, as the contraflow is designed to alleviate the morning rush hour traffic that occurs when school is in session.

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