Hakalau Bridge on Kanna Road Opens

June 9, 2016, 3:42 PM HST
* Updated June 9, 3:46 PM
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Hakalau Bridge, before and after restoration. County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works photos.

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works has announced that the Hakalau Bridge repair and restoration project has been completed.

The Hakalau Bridge is located 13 miles north of Hilo mauka of Highway 19 on Kanna Road, between Chin Chuck Road and Kaiwiki-Homestead Road.

The repair work involved the rehabilitation of the original bridge structure replacing the old timber components with new wood preservative treated components.

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works would like to thank the community and motorists for their patience, understanding and support throughout the repair and restoration project.

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