East Hawaii News

Scheduled Lane Closures Dec. 25–27

December 24, 2015, 4:08 PM HST
* Updated January 11, 6:57 AM
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Umauma Stream Bridge. File Google Street View image.

Umauma Stream Bridge. File Google Street View image.

The State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation and the County of Hawai’i Department of Public Works have announced the following temporary road closures for the weekend, Dec. 25 through 27.

Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.

HAWAI‘I BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19)
Hakalau (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK)
Alternating lane closures on Umauma Bridge in the vicinity of Hakalau (Route 19, Milepost 16) in both directions over a 24-hour period, seven days a week for bridge rehabilitation. Travel speed on Umauma Bridge is reduced to 20 mph, and vehicles that exceed statutory size-weight limits will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis upon application of their respective oversize-overweight vehicle permits. Maximum width for any vehicle with permit passing over the bridge is 12 feet.

KEA‘AU-PAHOA ROAD
Pāhoa (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK)
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Kea‘au-Pahoa Bypass Road is scheduled for a 24-hour detour in both directions between Pāhoa Market Place and Kahakai Boulevard beginning Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, through May 2016, for the construction of the Pāhoa Roundabout. Temporary traffic signals have been installed to direct traffic at the Kahakai Boulevard-Pahoa Village Road intersection. Motorists are advised to drive through the detour with caution.

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