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State Announces Lane Closures for Big Island Highways

March 22, 2013, 4:02 PM HST
* Updated March 22, 5:04 PM
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The state Department of Transportation has announced its weekly lane closures for the dates of March 23 through March 29.

There will be no work scheduled on Tuesday, March 26, and Friday, March 29, for Kuhio Day and Good Friday.

Lane closures will occur at designated times in the following areas:

Mahukona

Alternating single lane closures on Akoni Pule Highway (Route 270) in both directions between Koko Iki Road and Ala Kahua Drive, in the vicinity of Mahukona, on Monday, March 25, through Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for roadway resurfacing work.

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Captain Cook

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Alternating lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Kiloa Road and Rabbit Hill Road on Monday, March 25, through Friday March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for slope stabilization work.

New Saddle Road Intersection

Alternating lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions near Kukui Camp Road and North Peck Road, South of the Waikoloa Road Intersection on Monday, March 25 through Tuesday, March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for roadway work.

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Ka`apuna to Kaohe

Alternating lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Waiea Road and Yee Hop Ranch Road on Monday, March 25, through Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for pavement resurfacing.

Kainaliu

Alternating lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between Ha’awina Street and St. Paul Road on Monday, March 25, through Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for slope stabilization work.

Makalei

Alternating single lane closures on Mamalahoa Highway in both directions between Hina Lani Street/North Kona Belt Road and Old Kona Village Road on Monday, March 25, through Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for roadway reconstruction.

Kalopa

Alternating lane closures on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) in both directions between Kahawai Road and Hauola Road on Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for guardrail installations.

Keaau

Contra-flow on Volcano Road (Route 11) Volcano-bound lanes will be converted to two- way traffic, Hilo-bound lanes will be reduced to single lane for vehicles, buses, trucks with 15,000 GVWR or more and trucks with trailers. Contra-flow pattern to be in effect beginning Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily for roadway reconstruction work.

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