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Kauaʻi Weekly Lane Closures: Aug. 21-27

Posted August 20, 2021, 6:30 AM HST ·Updated August 19, 7:30 PM

The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation announced weekly road and lane closures for the week of Aug. 21-27. Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.

— KAUMUALIʻI HIGHWAY (ROUTE 50) —

LĪHUʻE

Single-lane closure of Kaumualiʻi Highway (Route 50) in both directions between mile markers 1.2 and 1.8, Nuhou Street and Puhi Road, on Monday, Aug. 23 through Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for traffic signal work. Traffic will be routed through the open lane with flaggers and traffic control devices present.

LĪHUʻE

Right lane closure of Kaumualiʻi Highway (Route 50) in the westbound direction between mile markers 9.1 and 11.8, Upa Road and Opu Road, on Monday, Aug. 23 through Thursday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for landscaping and tree trimming work.

ʻELEʻELE (WEEKLY WORK)

Lane shift of Kaumualiʻi Highway (Route 50) in both directions near mile marker 15, Mahea Road and Laulea Street intersection, on weekdays from Monday, Aug. 9 through Friday, Oct. 8, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for traffic signal installation and concrete work. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution while driving through this area, observe and follow all traffic controls and posted signs and be aware of all construction personnel and equipment in the project area.

— KŪHIŌ HIGHWAY (ROUTES 56/560) —

LĪHUʻE

Single-lane closure of Kūhiō Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 0.4 and 0.8, Eha Street and Ehiku Street, on Wednesday, Aug. 25 through Friday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., for traffic signal work. Traffic will be routed through the open lane with flaggers and traffic control devices present.

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, Aug. 21, and Monday, Aug. 23 through Friday, Aug. 27, 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).
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, click here.

 
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