Kauai News

Kaua‘i Weekly Road Closures: Jan. 16-22

Posted January 16, 2021, 9:03 AM HST

Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced weekly road and lane closures fo Jan. 16-22. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.

There will be no holiday lane closure exception due to continued low traffic volumes from COVID-19. Kuhio Highway contraflow will resume operations on Jan. 19.

— KAUMUALI‘I HIGHWAY (ROUTE 50) —

WAIMEA

Alternating single lane closure on Kaumuali‘i Highway (Route 50) in both directions near mile marker 21, A‘akukui Stream Bridge, on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for bridge inspection work.

WAIMEA

Alternating single lane closure on Kaumuali‘i Highway (Route 50) in both directions near mile marker 21.3, Kekupa Stream (Mahaikona) Bridge, on Friday, Jan. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for bridge inspection work.

— KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTE 56) —

KAPA‘A (24-HOUR WORK)

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 Haua‘ala Road detours.

KAPA‘A (NIGHT WORK)

Full closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions near mile marker 10, Kapa‘a Stream Bridge, between Mailihuna Road and Kealia Road, on Monday evening, Jan. 11, through Monday morning, Jan. 18, for bridge construction work. Each night Kuhio Highway will be closed in both directions from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. to set a girder, and then again from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. to set a second girder.

KĪLAUEA

Single lane closure on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 18.5 and 20.3, Moloa‘a Stream and N Waiakalua Street, on Tuesday, Jan. 19, through Friday, Jan. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for landscape maintenance.

KĪLAUEA

Single lane closure on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 24 and 25, Kalihiwai Road and Kuhio Highway, on Monday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Jan. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for tree trimming work.

— MA‘ALO ROAD (ROUTE 583) —

LĪHU‘E

Single lane closure on Ma‘alo Road (Route 583) in both directions near mile marker 0.6, on Monday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Jan. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., for landscape maintenance.