Funding eyed to improve old Hilo bridge

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald Bill 97 would appropriate $6 million for the county’s share of $18 million to convert the one-lane 4-Mile Creek Bridge on Kilauea Avenue just south of Haihai Street to two lanes of traffic.

  • KELSEY WALLING/Tribune-Herald A van drives Monday toward Hilo as a line of cars wait their turn on the one lane 4-Mile Creek Bridge.

  • RODENHURST

There could be relief in the works for motorists who use a well-traveled one-lane bridge in Hilo to access Highway 11.