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Road Closures Scheduled for Waianuenue Intersection Improvements Project

May 20, 2022, 6:30 AM HST
* Updated May 19, 3:00 PM
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The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation informs Hawaiʻi Island motorists of scheduled road closures on Hawaiʻi Belt Road/Bayfront Highway (Route 19) for the Waianuenue Intersection Improvements Project.

Closure of Hilo-bound Hawaiʻi Belt Road between Waianuenue Avenue and Hau Lane is scheduled for May 22-24 from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. each day.

Work on the above dates will include a detour for Hilo-bound motorists along Wainaku Drive, from the Wailuku Bridge to Waianuenue Avenue. Honokaʻa-bound drivers are asked to maneuver through the route with caution.

Full closure of Bayfront Highway between Waianuenue Avenue and Pauahi Street is scheduled for May 24-26 from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. each day.

Motorists are advised to use Kamehameha Avenue as an alternate route.

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HDOT asks all road users to obey posted traffic signs and plan for additional time needed to move through the area. All work is weather permitting.

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