Kauai News

Kaua‘i County Weekly Road Closures: Aug. 1-7

Posted August 1, 2020, 7:30 AM HST ·Updated July 31, 4:52 PM

Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced weekly road closures for Aug. 1-7. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.


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, Papa‘a Road and Ko‘olau Road, on Monday evening, August 3, through Friday morning, August 7, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., for road striping work. Alternating traffic will be routed through the open lane.


Single lane and shoulder closure on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in the eastbound direction between Kalihiwai Road and N. Ko‘olau Road, on Thursday, August 6, through Friday, August 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for utility tree trimming and powerline maintenance. Alternating traffic will be routed through the open lane.