DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DAVID Y. IGE
JADE T. BUTAY
For Immediate Release: March 14, 2019
KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTE 560) EMERGENCY WORK FOR MARCH 2019
LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces planned closures in two locations on Kuhio Highway (Route 560) for the Kuhio Highway
Emergency Repairs project. 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
The closures have been scheduled to limit impacts to the limited access convoys to Wainiha and Haena to the fullest extent possible. Emergency
work effecting the convoy schedule is noted in the closure details below.
Airlift to support TECCO mesh installations between Waikoko and Wainiha.
Closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) at Waioli Bridge between Anae Road and Kumu Road for deck preparation and cleaning.
Closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) at Waioli Bridge between Anae Road and Kumu Road for concrete pour and reinforcement.
The REGULAR convoy schedule will resume at 5:50 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019.
Additional reminders about this road closure will be sent out as the date nears.
More information on the Wai‘oli Stream Bridge and other Kuhio Highway Emergency Repairs can be found on the HDOT website at https://hidot.hawaii.gov/highways/2018-kuhio-highway-emergency-repairs/