STEADY PROGRESS TOWARDS THE NEW HIGHWAY
The first day of earthwork was September 8, 2015 starting north of Keahole Airport and working south. Progress has been steady and effective 9/21/15 progress is now south of OTEC road. Increased truck traffic is expected on Monday, 9/28 as crews shift their attention to importing local fill material to the makai side of the existing roadway.
The existing roadway remains open in both the north and south directions with reduced speeds to 35 miles per hour.
Select the following link for information on the currently planned traffic control and construction stages.
Construction and Traffic Control Stages
Notice to proceed has been issued for September 1, 2015. Construction sign installation will begin on September 1st, and ground excavation will begin on September 8th. Construction is expected to be completed within twenty-four months of start.
Please see Traffic Control for details on staging.