Hawaiʻi Police Department
North Hilo District
Lieutenant Allan Watanabe
Road construction in Umauma is ongoing on Highway 19 at the 16-mile marker.
Hawaiʻi Island police are reminding motorists to abide by all traffic control signs and devices in the construction area, specifically the traffic control lights at both ends of the bridge.
To enhance motorist safety, patrol officers will continue to monitor these areas for compliance.