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One of Oahu’s Worst Roads Finally Gets a Facelift

One of Oahu's Worst Roads Finally Gets a Facelift

It’s been called one of the worst roads on Oahu.  The potholes were big enough to swallow part of your car, but for the first time in decades – relief is here. Neighbors say the last time Kalaepaa Drive in Kalihi Valley was paved was in the […]

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County of Kauai begins Island-wide Resurfacing Project

County of Kauai begins Island-wide Resurfacing Project

LĪHU‘E – If everything goes as planned, approximately 91,805 feet of county roads throughout the island will be repaved by the end of the year. Grace Pacific was awarded a contract upwards of $5.4 million for the island-wide road resurfacing project, which began earlier this week in […]

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Grace Pacific begins 9 months of Road Improvements

Grace Pacific begins 9 months of Road Improvements

Grace Pacific Corp. will start the first phase next week of a $14.25 million City and County of Honolulu project to improve roads in several areas. The work is scheduled to start in Kalihi Valley on Monday and could take at least four months in that area […]

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City Road Surveying Goes High Tech

City Road Surveying Goes High Tech

HONOLULU —  Potholes. They’re a part of our roads and they damage our cars. In the past three years, the city has paid more than $20,000 in vehicle damage claims because of road conditions. Now, Honolulu has come up with a new solution to the problem. Oahu’s road […]

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City Council Approves $100 million for Roads

City Council Approves $100 million for Roads

The City Council voted 8-1 on Wednesday to approve a $1.96 billion operating budget and $620 million capital improvements budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. while the capital improvements budget is about 7 percent more than Carlisle’s $577 million proposal.  As in the Carlisle […]

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Fuel-Use Savings With Warm Mix Documented

NCAT has presented research showing that warm-mix asphalt may reduce plant fuel use more than was previously realized due to reduced drum casing losses in addition to lower mix temperatures. “The project’s findings surprised many,” said Howard Marks, NAPA Vice President for Environmental Affairs, who attended the […]

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Enough is Enough: Road Crews

Enough is Enough: Road Crews

While many of drivers are heading home for the night, road crews are just getting started. Workers for GP Roadway Solutions are getting ready for the night. They’re installing crash cushions at the Aiea offramp.  Gene Lehano is the superintendent. “Later in the evening, it gets more […]

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APA Hits Back on Price Adjustment Clauses

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) fired back at The Portland Cement Association (PCA) for its recent statements about road construction agencies, and PCA’s claim that “states are losing hundreds of millions of dollars due to outdated bidding policies that favor petroleum-based asphalt over other paving materials.” PCA, in a […]

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New HAPI Member – Crafco, Inc.

New HAPI Member - Crafco, Inc.
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Drivers Feeling Impact of Pothole Fill Shortage

Drivers Feeling Impact of Pothole Fill Shortage

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Oahu’s potholes aren’t being filled as quickly as you might hope because of a shortage of pothole filler. The state downshifted on fixing potholes on Oahu’s freeways, state highways, and roads, because a huge quantity of pothole patch material was needed elsewhere. Because of […]

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