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Hawaii DOT Uses Heat-Resistant Panels to Protect Highways From Lava

After Kilauea Volcano erupted in May 2018, the Hawaii Department of Transportation scrambled to find a way to protect Highway 130, a primary mode of transportation for Puna District residents. Cracks had begun to form in the road due to intense heat from volcanic activity, forcing officials to temporarily close the road. HDOT officials used......

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