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Upcoming Repair Closes Waika‘alulu Gulch Bridge

February 26, 2017, 12:00 PM HST
* Updated February 27, 1:04 PM
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County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works The Waika‘alulu Gulch Bridge No.44-6 (TMK:4-4-009:009) located mauka of Highway 19 on Ka‘apahu Road near the intersection with Apelanama Road will be closed for repair work between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. from Monday, Feb. 27, through Wednesday, March 1, 2017, weather and construction conditions permitting.

The bridge will reopen the end of each workday by 2 p.m.

Motorist are advised to use alternate routes during the bridge closure hours.

The repair work involves the rehabilitation of the existing bridge structure which includes replacing the old timber components with new wood preservative treated components.

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.

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For more information, call Information and Education Specialist Barett Otani at 961-8787.

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