Kahawaili‘ili‘i Gulch Bridge in Honoka‘a to Close Sept. 27 for Bridge Inspection

September 26, 2019, 10:15 AM HST
* Updated September 30, 11:07 AM
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Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works announced that Kahawaili‘ili‘i Gulch Bridge on Kalopa Road, formerly Old Māmalahoa Highway near Honoka‘a, will be closed between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, to conduct a routine bridge inspection (weather permitting).

The bridge, located near the Hāmākua Jodo Mission, will be closed for one day as part of a federally mandated bridge inspection program.

During the closure, motorists can access Kalopa Road on either side of the bridge from Māmalahoa Highway. Motorists are advised to drive with caution. Road signs will be posted and personnel will be directing traffic.

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.

If there are any questions or concerns about the bridge work, call the DPW Special Projects Division at (808) 961-8926 or (808) 961-8586.

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