Kaua’i bridge project launched

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 in Featured, Main
Gov. Ige with federal, state and county partners at Hanapepe River Bridge.

Gov. Ige with federal, state and county partners at Hanapepe River Bridge.

The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the start last month of the Hanapepe River Bridge project on Kaua‘i — a collaboration between HDOT and the Federal Highway Administration’s (FWHA) Central Federal Lands Division.

“We are very grateful for this partnership to replace the 80-year-old bridge, and we look forward to working with FHWA on other statewide highway projects,” said Governor Ige. The project is projected for completion in summer 2020. The cost is $35.2 million, 80 percent of which is provided by federal funding and 20 percent from state funding.

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