Utility Work in Volcano Subdivision Starts July 9

July 6, 2018, 10:17 AM HST
* Updated July 6, 12:00 PM
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Construction work in the Volcano area will be conducted from July 9 to Sept. 30, 2018, weather permitting, Hawai‘i Electric Light Company announced.

Work will be performed in phases along Old Volcano Road, Kalanikoa Road, Kīlauea Road and Wright Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

Crews will replace 1.25 miles of overhead transmission lines to improve system reliability. Work will include hole digging, tree trimming, pole removal, and pole installation. Hole digging operations will begin on July 9.

Some of the work will require partial lane closures with delays of up to 10 minutes. Traffic control will be provided and motorists are advised to drive with caution in the work zone.

For the safety of our crews, temporary power interruptions may be necessary. Advance notification will be provided to area residents.


HELCO regrets any disruption this construction could cause and thanks you for your patience and understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, call (808) 969-6666.

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