Public Informational Meeting scheduled for the Hanapepe River Bridge Replacement project

Posted on Sep 4, 2015 in Highways News, Main, 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 share information on the Hanapepe River Bridge Replacement project, located at milepost 16.5 on Kaumualii Highway (State Route 50) in Hanapepe town on the west side of Kauai. The purpose of this project is to replace Hanapepe River Bridge and improve its approaches to create a river crossing that remains a safe and functional component of the regional transportation system for highway users. We are currently in the environmental compliance and preliminary engineering phase. The meeting is scheduled at the following location and time.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Hanapepe Public Library

4490 Kona Road, Hanapepe, HI 96716

Information will be shared and input collected on the proposed project design and traffic management during construction. FHWA and HDOT representatives will be available to answer questions on the project.

Those unable to attend can contact the project manager, Mr. Mike Will, for a copy of the meeting materials so that you may share your input. Mr. Will may be reached by email at [email protected] or by phone at 720-963-3647.

Any person requiring special accessibility or communication accommodations may contact Kathleen Chu at [email protected] or (808) 440-0283 before September 9, 2015. TTY users may contact HDOT using TRS at 587-2210.

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Flyer for Hanapepe Bridge public meeting