Bridge replacement will also improve intersection

A rendering of the planned new bridge. (courtesy image/Hawaii County Department of Public Works)

A cross-section rendering of a planned new Hilo bridge, which would be more than double the width of the existing Four Mile Creek Bridge at the end of Kilauea Avenue. (courtesy image/Hawaii County Department of Public Works)

A van starts to turn right from Haihai Street toward Four Mile Bridge in Hilo on Friday, July 7, 2023. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

The eventual replacement of an aging Hilo bridge will come with improvements to a nearby problematic intersection.