PROJECT UPDATE: Week of October 23, 2017


Work completed since last update:

  • Transitioned traffic to Stage 3 of construction staging

  •  Completed waterline laterals across existing highway on Mauka North segment of road

  •  Formed and poured concrete swales from Kaloko Pond Road to Kealakehe (Makai) and from Kealakehe to Kaloko-Honokohau National Historic Park (Mauka)

  •  Completed grading and asphalt paving from Hina Lani to Kealakehe (Makai)

  •  Installed guardrail, temporary pavement striping, and signage from North of Hina Lani to Kealakehe (Makai)

  •  Milled to new edge of pavement limits from Hulikoa Drive to North of Keahole Airport Road (Mauka-North)

  •  Installed street light footings and traffic signal conduit at Keahole Airport Rd intersection (Mauka) and Ka’iminani intersection (Mauka)

  • Poured concrete culvert lining in existing culverts from Keahole Airport Rd. to Hulikoa Drive

Upcoming work:

  • Continue milling and median swale slopes on the Mauka North section

  • Continue electrical utility packages, grading, paving, guardrail, signage, and traffic signal work on the Makai South section

  • Continue concrete swales and drainage structures, continue reclaim/gravity/waterline laterals on Mauka South section

  • Begin concrete swales, drainage structures and drain pipe, demolition, excavation, grading, concrete median barrier in the median at Hina Lani intersection

Traffic Transition Update:

The below traffic transition occurred on Wednesday, October 18th at 10:00pm.  

All Southbound road users will continue traveling on the Makai side of the road from Hulikoa Drive and cross back over to the existing highway just before Kaloko-Honokohau National Historic Park. Hina Lani Street will still be accessible from the Makai side of the road using the traffic signal. Ala Nui Kaloko road and beach access will only be accessible from the Southbound side of the highway, all leaving this area will be required to travel Southbound on the Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway (Right-in Right-out only). Minimal impacts to Northbound traffic thru the affected area.

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Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speeds.  In addition, please remember the new asphalt paving in the North segment of the project is still an active work zone. For your own safety, this area is currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and all exercising, including walking, biking, and jogging.