County receives extension for Highway 132 work

Courtesy photo Paving has been completed in the upper portion of Highway 132. Portions of the roadway are being reconstructed after being inundated by lava during the 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano.

The Hawaii County Department of Public Works has received a three-month extension from the Federal Highway Administration to complete reconstruction of Highway 132 in lower Puna, although the department anticipates work will be finished well before the new deadline.