DOT NEWS RELEASE: KAUAI LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 29 – JUNE 4

Posted on May 28, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

PLEASE NOTE:

Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.

 

There will be no daytime roadwork scheduled on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day, unless permitted. Kuhio Highway special use lanes will not be operational.

 

— KAUMUALII HIGHWAY (ROUTE 50) —

1) KALAHEO (NIGHT WORK)

Full bridge closure on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) in both directions between mile markers 16.4 to 16.7, temporary Hanapepe Bridge, on Tuesday evening, June 1 through Wednesday morning, June 2, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., for concrete work. This work has been coordinated with the County of Kauai to detour the traveling public to the County’s Hanapepe Bridge. The County’s Hanapepe Bridge is limited to 10 tons. Traffic control flaggers will be stationed at Hana Road, Puolo Road, and the County of Kauai’s Hanapepe Bridge to manage this detour.

 

 

— KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTES 56/560) —

1) KAPAA

Single lane closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 5.7 and 6.6, Kuhio Highway and Kapaa Bypass, on Tuesday, June 1, through Friday, June 4, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for lane and shoulder work.

 

2) KAPAA (24/7, WEEKEND WORK)

Traffic on Kuhio 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 Kuhio Highway onto Mailihuna Road are not permitted. Access to Kapahi is recommended via the Kawaihau Road or Hauaala Road detours.

 

3) KILAUEA (NIGHT WORK)

Single lane closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions between mile markers 22 and 24.4, Kaluamakua Place and Kahiliholo Road, on Tuesday evening, June 1, through Friday morning, June 4, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., for road reconstruction and paving work.

 

4) KILAUEA (WEEKEND WORK)

Right lane closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions near mile marker 28, on Saturday, May 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., for cleaning and clearing culverts and guardrails.

 

5) HANALEI (WEEKEND WORK)

Single lane closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) in both directions between mile markers 0.0 and 1.3, Kuhio Highway and Ohiki Road, on Saturday, May 29, and Tuesday, June 1 through Friday, June 4, from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., for slope stabilization work. There will be an alternating single lane closure along Kuhio 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:

 

Public access:                     5:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. (Hanalei side goes first)

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:

 

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

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

 

Every Wednesday:

 

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

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Princeville side goes first)

 

Every Sunday and State holidays:

 

Public access:                       5:30 a.m. to 11:00 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, visit the HDOT website at: https://hidot.hawaii.gov/2021-hanalei-hill-landslide/

 

6) WAINIHA

Right lane closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) in both directions between mile markers 6.7 and 6.9, near Wainiha Powerhouse Road, on Tuesday, June 1, through Thursday, June 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for ditch clearing work.

 

 

— MAALO ROAD (ROUTE 583) —

1) LIHUE (WEEKEND WORK)

Right lane closure of Maalo Road (Route 583) in both directions near mile marker 0.4, on Saturday, May 29, from 7 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Tuesday, June 1 through Thursday, June 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for landscape maintenance and tree trimming work.

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