Full closure of Kuhio Highway at Waikoko Bridge scheduled for nights of Sept. 18-19 & Sept. 23-26

Posted on Sep 6, 2019 in Highways News, Main, News

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public of scheduled night closures of Kuhio Highway at Waikoko Bridge, at Mile Marker 4.2 between Waikoko and Wainiha, from 7:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning on Wednesday, Sept. 18, Thursday, Sept. 19, and Sept. 23-26.

These will be full closures of the road at the bridge. No vehicles will be able to cross the bridge for the entire night work period.

All work is weather permitting. First responders have been notified and have planned staging and procedures in the event of an emergency requiring them to access the work zones. Variable Message Signs will be placed along Kuhio Highway to further inform motorists of the scheduled closures.

During the closure, there will be no vehicular access to the highway. Pedestrian access, Park and Ride facilities on either side of the bridge, and a shuttle will be provided for residents and authorized Transient Vacation Rental guests.

Those making use of the Park and Rides are advised that they were created to provide access to residents and authorized TVR guests during the full closure. All vehicles remaining at this site when the road reopens for the day should be removed.

Should the scheduled work be canceled or modified, notice will go out via HDOT’s social media accounts and notification system. Those interested in receiving notice of scheduled lane closures and other public notices from HDOT can sign up at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/hidot/subscriber/new