Mamalahoa Highway work north of Hilo town snarling traffic, paving until 8 p.m.

Roadwork along Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) near Paukaa. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

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Hawaii County Civil Defense message for 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 6, 2018. State Highways reports that paving continues on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) between Hilo and Pepeā€˜ekeo. This work is expected to last until 8 p.m. and will continue Friday (Sept 7), from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Motorists are advised to expect delays and to use alternate routes if possible. #traffic