2018 Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs

HDOT is working to expedite flood repairs to Kuhio Highway on the north shore of Kauai following the historic flood event on April 14, 2018. This page consolidates information on the repairs, convoy schedule, and other details relating to the repairs and will be updated on a weekly basis.

graphic showing numbered locations for flood repairs

Kuhio Highway Emergency Repair Locations – Haena to Hanalei

Frequently Asked Questions

Community Meeting in Haena – HDOT materials from the joint community meeting in Haena on Friday, July 27, 2018 can be found here. View the link below for the current convoy schedule.

*UPDATED 8/13/18* Convoy Schedule – Link to the convoy schedule to take effect Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Note: this does not include the schedule for the shuttle operated by the Hanalei Colony Resort.

Kauai County’s April Flood Page – Link to the Kauai Emergency Management Agency page with information on how to get a resident placard, work pass, or shuttle pass for access to Wainiha and Haena.

Weekly Project Status (as of 7/20/18) – View the table below for a list of HDOT repair projects and current progress. The current estimate for completion of the emergency repairs to Route 560 is October.

# Location Description of work Progress
Haena to Hanalei
1 Route 650, MP 10 at Kee State Park Reconstruct roadway. Permitting in progress.
2 Route 560, MP 9.55 at Limahuli Stream Crossing Repair concrete section lost in flooding. Resurface ford crossing. Permitting in progress.
3 Route 560, MP 8.7 at Haena Beach Park Repair roadway shoulder. Permitting in progress.
4 Route 560, MP 8.76 at Manoa Stream Ford Crossing near Haena Beach Park Repair entire crossing. Permitting in progress.
5 Route 560, MP 6.5 Repair Site 2 Roadway stabilization area with single lane remaining. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair In progress. First phase of all soil nails complete; first phase of shotcrete wall complete; second layer of shotcrete wall complete; remaining work: geofoam block installation, extension of soil nail walls, shotcrete with reinforcing, revetment, pavement repair, guardrail. Revetment will be completed once bridge work is done.
6 Route 560, 15 or more locations between MP 6.5 and 4.4 (Land slide zones) Debris removal, slope scaling, slope stabilization, guardrail replacements, pavement repairs Majority of debris removal and slope scaling complete.  Contract awarded and work initiated for slope stabilization of two most critical slopes.
Route 560, MP 6.3 Repair Site 3 Roadway stabilization area. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair. Excavation for installation of repairs underway.
Route 560, MP 6.2 Repair Site 4 Roadway stabilization area. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair. Excavation for installation of repairs underway.
7 Route 560, MP 5.8 Stockpile area Stockpiles will be utilized and maintained to support the work as it progresses, and will be closed out upon completion of the work.
8 Route 560, MP 4.5 Repair Site 1 Roadway stabilization area. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair In progress. First phase of all soil nails complete; first phase of shotcrete wall complete; second phase shotcrete wall complete; geofoam block installation complete; extension of soil nail walls complete; prepping for backfill of top of wall; remaining work: shotcrete with reinforcing, revetment, pavement repair, guardrail. Revetment will be completed once bridge work is done.
9 Route 560, MP 4.4 Stockpile area Stockpiles will be utilized and maintained to support the work as it progresses, and will be closed out upon completion of the work.
10 Waikoko Bridge Replace existing bridge Geotechnical boring logs in progress.
11 Waipa Bridge Replace existing bridge Geotechnical boring logs in progress.
12 Route 560, MP 3.7 Staging area Mobilizing to and prepping staging area begins week of 7/16/18.
13 Waioli Bridge Rehabilitate existing bridge, remove debris from under bridge Coring of concrete deck complete.
14 Route 560, MP 1 Debris removal, slope scaling, guardrail replacements, minor pavement repair Complete
15 Route 560, MP 0.5, near Hanalei Bridge Debris removal and slope clean-up Complete
Kalihiwai
16 Route 56, MP 25 Debris removal, slope scaling Complete
17 Route 56, MP 24.9 Debris removal from under bridge, CRM wall replacement Debris removal complete. CRM wall in permitting.
Wailua
18 Wailua Bridge Debris removal from river under bridge Complete