MANOA RESIDENTS INVITED TO INFORMAL BRIEFING – Learn about what’s involved in project to reduce flooding hazard

Posted on May 22, 2018 in Latest News

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

MANOA RESIDENTS INVITED TO INFORMAL BRIEFING

Learn about what’s involved in project to reduce flooding hazard

 

Manoa residents are invited to attend an informal briefing to learn about a Department of Land and Natural Resources stream maintenance improvement project, done in collaboration with UH and the City and County of Honolulu. The nine-month project will reduce sediment deposits, and improve the stream carrying capacity and public health and safety during large rain events

 

Contractor Frank Coluccio Construction Co. will be repairing the grouted riprap apron upstream and downstream of the Woodlawn Drive bridge, do maintenance dredging of the Manoa Stream for approximately 400 linear feet downstream of the Woodlawn Drive bridge, and remove potential tree hazards close to the stream during construction.  

 

A previous meeting about the project was held on Monday, May 7, 2018, at the Noelani Elementary School cafeteria.

   

What:   Community briefing

 

When:  10 a.m. Tuesday May 22

 

Where: Woodlawn Drive at the Woodlawn Bridge near the UH Faculty Housing

 

With:    Suzanne Case, DLNR Chairperson

            DLNR Engineering staff

            Frank Coluccio Construction Co.

             R.M. Towill.

              

 

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Media Contact:

Dan Dennison

DLNR Senior Communications Manager

(808) 587-0407

 

Deborah Ward

DLNR Communications specialist

(808) 587-0320