Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs

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HDOT is working to expedite flood repairs to Kuhio Highway on the north shore of Kauai following the historic flood event on April 14, 2018. This page consolidates information on the repairs, convoy schedule, and other details relating to the repairs and the information will be updated as quickly as possible.

Kuhio Highway Emergency Repair Locations – Haena to Hanalei

Convoy Schedule – Link to the convoy schedule that went into effect Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Note: this does not include the schedule for the shuttle operated by the Hanalei Colony Resort.

Information regarding night work, pedestrian access and the convoy schedules for March 21-23 can be found by clicking here.

HDOT news releases on Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs

Frequently Asked Questions

Kauai County’s April Flood Page – Link to the Kauai Emergency Management Agency page with information on how to get a resident placard, work pass, or shuttle pass for access to Wainiha and Haena.

Project Status (as of 3/8/19) – View the table below for a list of HDOT repair projects and current progress.

 

# Location Description of work Progress
Haena to Hanalei
1 Route 650, MP 10 at Kee State Park Repair road washout. Reviewing design options.
2 Route 560, MP 9.7 at Kē‘ē State Park Reconstruct Kē‘ē State Park parking lot. Construction nearing completion.
3 Route 560, MP 9.55 at Limahuli Stream Crossing Repair concrete section lost in flooding. Resurface ford crossing. Design Completed.  Permits anticipated March 22.
4 Route 560, MP 8.7 at Haena Beach Park Repair roadway shoulder. Pending.
5 Route 560, MP 8.76 at Manoa Stream Ford Crossing near Haena Beach Park Repair entire crossing. Design Completed.  Permits anticipated March 22.
6 Route 560, MP 6.5 Repair Site 2 (road washout area) Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair. Soil nail, shotcrete, texture and finish work has been completed.  Revetment completed. CRM wall completed.
7 Route 560, 15 or more locations between MP 6.5 and 4.4 (Land slide zones) Debris removal, slope scaling, slope stabilization, guardrail replacements, pavement repairs. The majority of debris removal and slope scaling complete.  Nearing completion of the slope stabilization in two most critical slopes (Slides A & B).
8 Slides A & B Slope scaling and reinforcement. For Slide A, excavation and soil nail anchoring are nearing completion.  Wire mesh installation to follow.

For Slide B, excavation and soil nail anchoring completed.  Wire mesh installation at slide B nearing completion. Drainage swales to be scheduled after installation of wire mesh are complete.

9 Route 560, MP 6.3 Repair Site 3 Roadway stabilization area. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair. Soil nail, reinforcement, and shotcrete placement has been completed.  Paving, and guardrail to be scheduled.
10 Route 560, MP 6.2 Repair Site 4 Roadway stabilization area. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair. Soil nail, reinforcement, and shotcrete placement has been completed.  Paving, and guardrail to be scheduled.
11 Route 560, Repair Site 5 Slope reinforcement. Slope stabilization ongoing.
12 Route 560, Repair Site 6 Slope reinforcement Soil nail, shotcrete, texture and staining completed.
13 Route 560, MP 5.8 Lumahai Stockpile area Stockpiles are being maintained and erosion control measures are being implemented.
14 Route 560, MP 4.5 Repair Site 1 (road washout area) Roadway stabilization area. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair Soil nail, shotcrete work, texture and finish work has been completed.  Paving and guardrail to be scheduled.
15 Route 560, MP 4.4 Waikoko Stockpile area Stockpiles are being maintained and erosion control measures are being implemented.
16 Waikoko Bridge Replace existing bridge Temporary utility relocation, construction of equipment pads completed.
Temporary walkway across the stream is ongoing.
Makai casings install complete.
Drilling for micropiles upcoming.
17 Waipa Bridge Replace existing bridge Temporary utility relocation, construction of equipment pads completed.
Makai casings install complete.
Drilling for micropiles upcoming.
18 Route 560, MP 3.7 Staging area Staging area currently in use.
19 Waioli Bridge Rehabilitate existing bridge, remove debris from under bridge Preparing bridge for fiber reinforcing and pier footing work is ongoing.
Preparing bridge deck for VESLMC (Latex Modified Concrete) topping is ongoing.
20 Route 560, MP 1 Debris removal, slope scaling, guardrail replacements, minor pavement repair (April). Slope stabilization (Lane). Repairs from April Flood had been completed. Currently preparing scope of work from Lane damages.  Installing additional positive barrier protection ongoing.
21 Route 560, MP 0.5, near Hanalei Bridge Debris removal and slope clean-up Complete
Kalihiwai
22 Route 56, MP 25 Debris removal, slope scaling Complete
23 Route 56, MP 24.9 Debris removal from under bridge, CRM wall replacement Debris removal complete. Design Completed.  Permit received, work being scheduled.
Wailua
24 Wailua Bridge Debris removal from river under bridge (April). Adding scour protection post Lane. Debris removal complete.  Scour protection measures in design.
Kapaa
25 Kapaa Bridge Adding scour protection. Mobilizing to implement scour countermeasures.