HDOT News Release: Nighttime closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) at Waioli Bridge scheduled for December 11, 2018

Posted on Dec 5, 2018 in Latest News

HANALEI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation announces the planned closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) at the Waioli Stream Bridge between Anae Road and Kumu Road in Hanalei from 11 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 to 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.

This closure is necessary to restore the deck of the Waioli Stream Bridge to its original surface prior to bridge rehabilitation.

First responders have been notified of the planned closure and will be escorted across the bridge if needed. All work is weather permitting.

The Waioli Stream Bridge was built in 1912 and is currently ranked as number 26 on HDOT’s priority list of bridges in need of upgrade or repair.

More information on the Waioli Stream Bridge Rehabilitation and other Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs can be found on the HDOT website at https://hidot.hawaii.gov/highways/2018-kuhio-highway-emergency-repairs/

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Shelly Kunishige

Department of Transportation

Public Affairs Office

Office: (808) 587-2161

E-mail: shelly.y.kunishige@hawaii.gov