Kauai News

Kaua‘i Weekly Road Closures: July 25-31

Posted July 25, 2020, 9:09 AM HST

Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced road and lane closures for July 25-31. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.

Due to Tropical Cyclone Douglas, scheduled roadwork for Sunday, July 26 has been canceled. Scheduled work during the week is weather dependent and may be impacted by emergency response.


Traffic on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) near mile marker 10 is shifted to the temporary Kapa‘a Stream Bridge 24-hours a day, seven days a week until further notice. For safety during the shift to the temporary bridge, right turns off Kuhio Highway onto Mailihuna Road are not permitted. Access to Kapahi is recommended via the Kawaihau Road or Hauala Road detours.


Single lane closure on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 15.5 and 16.7, Papaa Road and Koolau Road, on Monday evening, July 27, through Friday morning, July 31, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., for road striping work. Alternating traffic will be routed through the open lane.


Right lane closure on Waialo Road (Route 541) in both directions between ‘Ele‘ele Road and Aka Ula Street, on Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for waterline work. Alternating traffic is routed through the open lane.