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Kaua‘i Weekly Lane Closures: July 24-30

Posted July 24, 2021, 6:30 AM HST ·Updated July 23, 9:20 PM

Hawai‘i Department of Transportation announced weekly road and lane closures for July 24-30 on Kaua‘i. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.

— KAUMUALI‘I HIGHWAY (ROUTE 50) —

KALAHEO

Right lane closure of Kaumuali‘i Highway (Route 50) in the westbound direction between mile markers 7.7 and 10.4, Maluhia Road and Kua Road, on Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for landscaping and tree trimming on road shoulder.

— KŪHIŌ HIGHWAY (ROUTES 56/560) —

KAPA‘A (24/7, WEEKEND/WEEKLY WORK)

Right side shoulder closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in the southbound direction between mile markers 5.7 and 6.6, Kūhiō Highway and Kapa‘a Bypass, on Sunday, July 25, through Friday, July 30, 24-hours a day, for lane and shoulder work. Shoulder closed with barricades and existing lanes are realigned and narrowed to 10 ft. each.

KAPA‘A

Right side shoulder closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 6.6 and 9, Kapa‘a Bypass and Wailua Alternate, on Monday, July 26, through Friday, July 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for landscape maintenance and tree trimming work.

KAPA‘A (24/7, WEEKEND/WEEKLY WORK)

Traffic on Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) near mile marker 10 is shifted to the temporary Kapaa 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/WEEKLY/NIGHT WORK)

Single lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 19 and 21.6, Kapuna Road and Wailapa Road, on Sunday evening, July 25, through Friday morning, July 30, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., for road reconstruction and resurfacing work.

PRINCEVILLE

Single lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 27.3 and 28, Kapaka Street and Ka Haku Road, on Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., for restriping work to accommodate an extra northbound lane in that section. Crews will coordinate this work with the ongoing Hanalei Hill access schedule.

HANALEI (WEEKEND/WEEKLY 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, July 24, and Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, 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:

5:30-8 a.m. (Hanalei side goes first)
8:30-9 a.m.
9:30-10 a.m.
10:30-11 a.m.
11:30 a.m. to noon.
12:30-1 p.m.
1:30-2 p.m.
2:30-3 p.m.
3:30-4 p.m.
4:30-5 p.m.
5:30 p.m. to midnight.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:

5:30-7:45 a.m. (Hanalei side goes first)
1-2:30 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)
5:30 p.m. to midnight (Princeville side goes first)

Every Wednesday : 5:30-7:45 a.m. (Hanalei side goes first)

Now through Aug. 3: 1-2:30 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)
Beginning Aug. 4: 12:30-2 p.m. (Princeville side goes first); 5:30 p.m. to midnight (Princeville side goes first)

Every Sunday and State Holiday: 5:30 a.m. to midnight (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, visit the HDOT website at:

2021 Hanalei Hill Landslide

HANALEI (WEEKEND/WEEKLY WORK)

Right lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 560) in both directions between mile markers 1.2 and 2.3, Ohiki Road and Aku Road, on Saturday, July 24 from 7:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. and Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for landscaping and ditch clearing work.

— KUAMO‘O ROAD (ROUTE 580) —

KAPA‘A (WEEKEND WORK)

Right lane closure on Kuamo‘o Road (Route 580) in both directions between mile markers 0.0 and 4.6, Aina Pono Street and Kūhiō Highway, on Saturday, July 24, from 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., for landscape maintenance and tree trimming work.

 
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