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Hawai‘i Island: Shower & Pohauku Drive to Close Oct. 7–8

October 6, 2017, 10:26 AM HST
* Updated October 6, 10:43 AM
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Due to the ongoing Phase 2 Kea‘au-Pahoa Road Shoulder Lane Conversion, the following traffic modifications in the Hawaiian Paradise Park neighborhood will be in effect this weekend.

SATURDAY, OCT. 7, 6 A.M. TO 6 P.M.

· Shower Drive from Kea‘au-Pāhoa Road (Highway 130) to 28th Avenue will be closed to thru traffic.

· Lane shift on Kea‘au-Pāhoa Road (Highway 130) in both directions in the vicinity of the Shower Drive/Pohaku Drive intersection.

SUNDAY, OCT. 8, 6 A.M. TO 6 P.M.

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· Pohaku Drive from Kea‘au-Pāhoa Road (Highway 130) to Pohaku Circle will be closed to thru traffic.

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· Lane shift on Kea‘au-Pāhoa Road (Highway 130) in both directions in the vicinity of the Shower Drive/Pohaku Drive intersection.

The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation says that Hawai‘i County has been notified and emergency vehicles will use alternate routes, if necessary, as the work involves milling of the existing roadway and fill with hot mix asphalt.

HDOT says the use of the hot mix asphalt and extended weekend work hours will allow HDOT to complete the necessary paving in the area in one weekend versus over the course of a week.

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Electronic message boards notifying the public of this weekend’s work will be posted in the area of the planned closures.

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