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Garden Island Weekly Lane Closures: May 15-21

Posted May 15, 2021, 7:00 AM HST ·Updated May 14, 5:01 PM

Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced weekly lane closures for May 15-21. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.

— KAUMUALI‘I HIGHWAY (ROUTE 50) —

KALAHEO

Alternating single-lane closure of Kaumuali‘i Highway (Route 50) in both directions between mile markers 8.25 to 8.35, Omao Stream Bridge, on Wednesday, May 19, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, for bridge inspection work.

KALAHEO

Right lane closure of Kaumuali‘i Highway (Route 50) in the westbound direction between mile markers 10 to 10.6, Akemama Road and Kuli Road, on Monday, May 17 through Thursday, May 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for tree trimming work.

KALAHEO

Full bridge closure of Kaumuali‘i Highway (Route 50) in both directions between mile markers 12.2 to 15.7, Wahiawa Stream Bridge, on Thursday, May 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for bridge inspection work. Traffic will be detoured from Kaumuali‘i Highway to Halewili Road.

WAIMEA

Right lane closure of Kaumuali‘i Highway (Route 50) in both directions between mile markers 20.3 to 22.2, Ala Wai Road and Kaumuali‘i Highway, on Monday, May 17 through Friday, May 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for guardrail work and vegetation clearing.

— KŪHIŌ HIGHWAY (ROUTES 56/560) —

HANALEI (WEEKEND WORK)

Single-lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 560) in both directions between mile markers 0.0 and 1.3, Kūhiō Highway and Ohiki Road, on Saturday, May 15, and Monday, May 17 through Friday, May 21, from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., for slope stabilization work. There will be an alternating single-lane closure along Kūhiō Highway between the Kolopua Apartments and Hanalei Bridge during set times throughout the day.

The schedule for public access for the upcoming week will be:

Every Saturday beginning May 15:

Public access: 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. (Hanalei side goes first)

8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

11:30 a.m. to noon

12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.

1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday beginning Monday, May 17:

Public access: 5:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. (Hanalei side goes first)

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

Every Wednesday beginning May 19:

Public access: 5:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. (Hanalei side goes first)

Noon to 1:30 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

Every Sunday (no change to current schedule):

Public access: 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Hanalei side goes first)

During access hours the highway at Hanalei Hill will be open to single-lane, alternating traffic for passenger cars and light trucks. These vehicles will be escorted through the work zone by a pilot vehicle.

For full details, click here.

LĪHU‘E

Right lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 0.0 and 2.4, Rice Street and Hanamaulu traffic light, on Monday, May 17 through Wednesday, May 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for landscape maintenance.

LĪHU‘E

Alternating single-lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 1.2 and 1.3, Hanamaulu Stream (Kapaia) Bridge, on Monday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for bridge inspection.

KAPA‘A

Single-lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 5.7 and 6.6, Kūhiō Highway and Kapa‘a Bypass, on Monday, May 17, through Friday, May 21, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for lane and shoulder work.

KAPA‘A (24/7, WEEKEND WORK)

Traffic on Kūhiō 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 Kūhiō Highway onto Mailihuna Road are not permitted. Access to Kapahi is recommended via the Kawaihau Road or Haua‘ala Road detours.

KĪLAUEA (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK)

Single-lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 22 and 24.4, Kaluamakua Place and Kahiliholo Road, on Sunday evening, May 16, through Friday morning, May 21, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., for road reconstruction and paving work.

KĪLAUEA (WEEKEND WORK)

Right lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in the northbound direction between mile markers 25.1 and 27.2, on Saturday, May 15, from 7 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., for shoulder work.

— KAPA‘A TEMPORARY BYPASS (ROUTE 5600) —

KAPA‘A

Alternating single-lane closure of Kapa‘a Temporary Bypass (Route 5600) in both directions near mile marker 8.1, Kainahola Stream Bridge, on Thursday, May 20, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., for bridge inspection work.

KAPA‘A

Intermittent closure of Kapa‘a Temporary Bypass (Route 5600) in the southbound direction between mile markers 8.4 and 8.5, Moikeha Stream Bridge, on Thursday, May 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., for bridge inspection work.

— KUAMO‘O ROAD (ROUTE 580) —

WAILUA (WEEKEND WORK)

Right lane closure of Kuamo‘o Road (Route 580) in both directions near mile marker 0.0, on Saturday, May 15, from 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., for landscape maintenance.

— MA‘ALO ROAD (ROUTE 583) —

LĪHU‘E (WEEKEND WORK)

Right lane closure of Ma‘alo Road (Route 583) in both directions near mile marker 0.2, on Saturday, May 15, from 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., for landscape maintenance and tree trimming work.

 
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