Public Informational Meeting Scheduled For Replacement Of Temporary Wainiha Bridges

Posted on Dec 2, 2014 in Highways News, News

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD) will be holding a public meeting to discuss a project to replace three temporary bridges located on Kuhio Highway (Route 560) in Wainiha.  Work will involve replacing the existing temporary bridges with permanent bridges while maintaining traffic throughout the construction.  Work is currently in the environmental compliance and preliminary engineering phase.  The meeting is scheduled at the following location and time:

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
6 to 8 p.m.
Hanalei Elementary School Cafeteria
5-5415 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei

A presentation will be made to describe FHWA-CFLHD’s role in the project and the environmental process.  Public input will be gathered on the project’s purpose and need, and on factors that should be considered in evaluating alternative plans.

Those unable to attend can share input on factors that should be addressed in the project. Please send comments to:  Mr. Mike Will, FHWA-CFLHD, 12300 W. Dakota Avenue, Suite 380, Lakewood, CO 80228, or via e-mail to [email protected]. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Will directly at 720-963-3647.  Any person requiring special accessibility or communication accommodations, may contact Mr. Fred Reyes (HDOT Kauai District) at 808-241-3017 before Friday, December 5, 2014.  TTY users may use TRS to contact HDOT at (808) 587-2210.