2018 Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs

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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 the information will be updated as quickly as possible.

Kuhio Highway Emergency Repair Locations – Haena to Hanalei

*Current* Convoy Schedule – Link to the convoy schedule that went into effect Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Note: this does not include the schedule for the shuttle operated by the Hanalei Colony Resort.
Note: Sunday/Holiday schedule will be in effect for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 22 to Sunday, Nov. 25.

HDOT news releases on Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs

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.

Project Status (as of 11/15/18) – View the table below for a list of HDOT repair projects and current progress. The updated estimate for reopening Route 560 is early 2019.

# Location Description of work Progress
Haena to Hanalei
1 Route 650, MP 10 at Kee State Park Reconstruct roadway. Design in progress.
2 Route 560, MP 9.55 at Limahuli Stream Crossing Repair concrete section lost in flooding. Resurface ford crossing. Design in progress.
3 Route 560, MP 8.7 at Haena Beach Park Repair roadway shoulder. Work has been completed.
4 Route 560, MP 8.76 at Manoa Stream Ford Crossing near Haena Beach Park Repair entire crossing. Design in progress.
5 Route 560, MP 6.5 Repair Site 2 (road washout area) Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair. Soil nail, shotcrete, texture and finish work has been completed. Paving and guardrail to be scheduled.
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. The majority of debris removal and slope scaling complete.  Currently stabilizing the slope at the two most critical slopes (Slides A & B).
Slides A & B Slope scaling and reinforcement. Started excavation, soil nail anchor and mesh replacement at slide B.
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. Soil nail, reinforcement, and shotcrete placement has been completed.  Staining, paving, and guardrail to be scheduled.
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. Soil nail work has been completed. Reinforcing and shotcrete layer work, finishing and texturing is ongoing. Paving and guardrail work to be scheduled.
Route 560, Repair Site 5 Slope reinforcement. Soil nail work scheduled to start after the completion of sites 3, 4 and slides A & B.
Route 560, Repair Site 6 Slope reinforcement Soil nail, shotcrete, texture and finish work has been completed.  Paving, revetment, and guardrail work to be scheduled.
7 Route 560, MP 5.8 Lumahai Stockpile area Stockpiles are being maintained and erosion control measures are being implemented.
8 Route 560, MP 4.5 Repair Site 1 (road washout area) Roadway stabilization area. Debris removal, slope wall installation including soil nails, foot of slope revetment, guardrail/sign replacement, pavement repair Soil nail and shotcrete work has been completed. Texture and finish work is ongoing.  Paving and guardrail to be scheduled.
9 Route 560, MP 4.4 Waikoko Stockpile area Stockpiles are being maintained and erosion control measures are being implemented.
10 Waikoko Bridge Replace existing bridge Mobilizing equipment, clearing vegetation for utility relocation.
11 Waipa Bridge Replace existing bridge Clearing vegetation for layout area & installing temporary shoring.
12 Route 560, MP 3.7 Staging area Staging area currently in use.
13 Waioli Bridge Rehabilitate existing bridge, remove debris from under bridge Installing temporary shoring & work deck.
14 Route 560, MP 1 Debris removal, slope scaling, guardrail replacements, minor pavement repair (April). Slope stabilization (Lane). Repairs from April Flood had been completed. Currently preparing scope of work from Lane damages.
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 design.
Wailua
18 Wailua Bridge Debris removal from river under bridge (April). Adding scour protection post Lane. Debris removal complete.  Scour protection measures in design.