Menehune Road to Close in May to Allow for Work on Waimea Swinging Bridge
Menehune Road near the Waimea Swinging Bridge will be closed in May to allow construction on the installation of a permanent tower to the bridge as well as other essential permanent components.
The closure is scheduled for May 4-6 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In addition, the Waimea Swinging Bridge will also be closed to pedestrian access during this installation work. The Public Works Roads Division will provide road closure signage during this closure.
The State Department of Land and Natural Resources’ alternate emergency access route from Waimea Canyon Drive, known as Panini Road, is open to local residents and first responders via 4×4 usage only. Motorists are urged to drive slowly and cautiously through the area.
Dates and times are subject to change depending on weather and other factors.
For questions or concerns, call the Department of Public Works at 808-241-4993.