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Traffic signals and stop signs are considered emergency repairs. Please call 961-8341 between 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. After hours, please report to Police at 935-3311.

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Road Alerts

Monday
Feb132017

HAKALAU STREAM BRIDGE (Not the Highway 19 Bridge)AND HAKALAU BEACH PARK CLOSED

The Hakalau Stream Bridge (Bridge No. 001290001100003) located on Old Māmalahoa Highway (not on Highway 19)  and crosses over Hakalau Stream will be completely closed (no access allowed) beginning on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and remain closed until further notice due to public safety concerns.

The County conducted an assessment of the bridge and found the bridge’s northern abutment (foundation) has been undermined due to scouring from Hakalau Stream.  A plan of action is in process to repair the bridge that will meet the National Bridge Inspection standards and ensure the public’s safety at this stream crossing.

The Hakalau Beach Park will also be closed until further notice due to the closing of the bridge.

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.

If there are any questions or concerns regarding the bridge closure and work, please call Barett Otani, Information and Education Specialist, at 961-8787. Or visit the Department of Public Works website at www.hawaiicounty.gov.  For more information  regarding the park closure, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 961-8311

map showing the Hakalau Stream bridge location and the road closure on Old Mamalahoa Highway leading to Hakalau Beach Park

Monday
Nov282016

Komohana St. Reconstruction Project Update - Nov. 28, 2016

The Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works and its contractor Yamada and Sons, Inc. is continuing reconstruction work on the Komohana Street roadway and is currently proceeding from Punahele Street towards Waiānuenue Avenue.

The Contractor’s working hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.  According to the Contractor, they will be completing the roadway reconstruction work (excavation, sub base, paving) by the end of the year.  The subcontract work (traffic signals, striping, signage, guardrail adjustments) will follow thereafter with total project completion by early 2017.  The Contractor can be contacted for any additional questions regarding their schedule and timelines.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and to drive with caution as heavy vehicles and machinery will be in the work zone.  Alternate lane closures will be in effect and at a minimum, one lane of travel in each direction will be provided at all times through the construction area for the duration of the project.

Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call Yamada and Sons, Inc. at (808) 933-8434