Kauai Lane Closures
Kauai lane closures scheduled for the week of Jan. 18 – Jan. 24
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, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, unless permitted. Special use lanes will not be operational on Monday as well.
— KAUMUALII HIGHWAY (ROUTE 50) —
1) HANAPEPE (24-HOUR CLOSURE)
The Hanapepe River Bridge on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) between Puolo Road and Iona Road will be closed, and traffic will be shifted to the adjacent temporary bridge over a 24-hour period, 7 days a week. Speed limit is reduced to 25 mph.
Single lane closure on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) between Maluhia Road and Omao Road Tuesday, Jan. 21 and Wednesday, Jan. 22 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for emergency tree removal. Traffic in both directions will be alternated (contraflowed) in the remaining open lane.
— KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTES 56/560) —
Single lane closure on Kuhio Highway (Route 560) at mile marker 1 (the hill approaching Hanalei bridge), seven days a week. The single lane closure, with Hanalei-bound and Princeville-bound traffic alternating in the remaining open lane, will take place between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and between the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.
HDOT recommends motorists plan for delays and check traffic conditions before they get on the road. Camera views of Kuhio Highway at Hanalei Hill can be viewed at http://goakamai.org/icx/pages/cameras.aspx by selecting ‘Kauai – Kuhio Hwy’ from the dropdown field.
2) KILAUEA (HOLIDAY WORK)
Shoulder and single lane closure on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in the southbound direction between Pili Road and Koolau Road on Monday, Jan. 20, through Thursday, Jan. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for tree trimming work.
Closure of a single lane at a time on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in both directions between Eha Street and Kauai Beach Drive, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, Jan. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for guardrail work and landscaping. Traffic flow in both directions will be maintained through alternating traffic control (contraflow).