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Ask the Mayor: When Will Baldwin Avenue Be Repaved?

April 25, 2016, 9:01 AM HST
* Updated April 25, 6:59 AM
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Baldwin Avenue. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Baldwin Avenue. Photo by Wendy Osher.

Mayor Alan Arakawa answers some of the questions submitted to his office staff.

Submit your own questions about County of Maui programs, services, operations or policies to Mayor Alan Arakawa via email at [email protected], call 270-7855 or send them by mail to 200 S. High St., 9th Floor, Wailuku, HI 96793. Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the “Ask the Mayor” column.Dear Mayor,

Q: I see all this repaving going on in Kahului. When is Baldwin Avenue in Pā‘ia going to be repaved? It’s horrible driving up and down this road, especially when it rains. You can’t see the potholes. All they do is patch it and when the next rain comes… it’s gone.

A: I’m pleased to report that we will be receiving federal funding for Baldwin Avenue Pavement Rehabilitation Phase 2, which is a federal-aid project that will continue from the point where Phase 1 left off at Hali‘imaile Road down to Hāna Highway.

Pavement reconstruction will be done in designated areas with the majority of the roadway being resurfaced. Our Public Works engineers are currently finalizing the plans and environmental clearances, with construction expected to start during the latter part of this year.

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