Bridge inspection work on Kauai scheduled Monday, June 26 through Thursday, June 29

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Highways News, Main, News

UPDATE: The lane closure on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) between Iona Road and Puolo Road is cancelled today, June 28. A revised schedule for the inspection of the Hanapepe River Bridge will be provided when available.

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Kauai District, notifies the public of traffic changes on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) and Halewili Road (Route 540) for bridge inspection work on the Wahiawa Makai Stream Bridge (Halewili Bridge), Wahiawa Mauka Stream Bridge and Hanapepe River Bridge. Details are below.

Wahiawa Makai Stream Bridge (Halewili Bridge)

Lanes will be shifted on Halewili Road (Route 540) over the Wahiawa Makai Stream Bridge near Quarry Drive on Monday, June 26, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. No lanes will be closed.

Wahiawa Mauka Bridge

Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) will be closed over the Wahiawa Mauka Bridge west of Kalaheo on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Traffic will be detoured to Halewili Road.

Hanapepe River Bridge

Lanes will be closed on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) in the westbound direction between Iona Road and Puolo Road on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, and Thursday, June 29, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastbound traffic will be allowed through the area. Westbound traffic will be detoured onto Hanapepe Road where a 10-ton weight limit will be enforced on County Bridge.

Signage has been installed throughout the area to warn motorists of the closure. HDOT advises motorists to prepare for the closures by checking traffic websites, allowing for extra travel time, and by driving with caution while in the work zone or on the detour routes. Inspections are weather permitting.