Safety improvements eyed for Highway 130

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Passersby look at construction on the corner of Ainaloa Boulevard and Highway 130 before Pahoa on June 3

Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald A blue car turns on Ainaloa Boulevard from Highway 130 on the way to Pahoa on June 3.

The state Department of Transportation wants to further improve safety and mobility along Highway 130 between Keaau and Pahoa by using capital improvement funding recently allocated by lawmakers.