Work completed since last update:
Installed concrete swales north and south of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park
Paved asphalt trench patches for utility laterals crossing the existing highway
Installed median barrier south of Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park
Installed traffic signal electrical duct packages near Kealakehe Parkway
Completed waterline tie-ins in various locations
Milled existing roadway for full reconstruction from Hina Lani St. to Kealakehe Parkway
Installed Traffic Signal Poles at Keahole Airport Road
Upcoming new work:
Continue asphalt paving of the existing roadway from Hina Lani to the north end of the project
Prepare and pave asphalt trench patches for utility laterals crossing the existing roadway
Continue installing swales in the median and on the mauka side of the existing roadway
Install traffic signal duct packages at various locations
Continue waterline tie-ins throughout the project
Roadway reconstruction from Hina Lani to Kealakehe Parkway
Upcoming work affecting traffic:
Dates are subject to change – watch for official announcements on website, message boards, and West Hawaii Today.
Kealakehe Parkway intersection road closure and detour
Kealakehe Parkway will be closed at night only from March 18 – April 6. We will be installing utilities across the roadway and reconstructing this intersection to transition into Queen Kaahumanu Highway. During this time, a detour will be established via Honokohau Street and Kamanu Street.
Hina Lani Street temporary traffic control
Hina Lani Street will have temporary traffic controls in place during the night beginning March 18. Flaggers will be directing traffic through the work zone. Please be mindful of advanced warning signs and drive slowly.
Hulikoa Street temporary traffic control
Upcoming night work at Hulikoa Street intersection will affect traffic in the area. Notification of work time and dates will be provided to the public via West Hawaii Today and message boards on the roadway.
Kaiminani Street temporary traffic controls
Upcoming night work at Kaiminani Street intersection will affect traffic in the area. Notification of work time and dates will be provided to the public via West Hawaii Today and message boards on the roadway.
Trucks will be pulling in and out of median work zones near Keahole, Kaiminani, Hulikoa, Hina Lani, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Honokohau and Kealakehe intersections, please use caution when construction vehicles with flashing hazards and strobe lights are driving in these areas.
Please watch for announcements regarding work which will affect traffic on Queen Kaahumanu Highway and its side roads. Message boards will be put in place several days in advance of work, and temporary traffic controls will be in use. There will also be notifications in West Hawaii Today. Please stay alert for changing conditions and drive safely.
As a reminder, Makako Bay Drive is a “Right-In/Right-Out” only intersection. Vehicles driving northbound cannot turn left into Makako Bay Drive. Northbound traffic must drive past Makako Bay Drive and use the left hand turning lane into the newly constructed Kahilihili Street for access to Makako Bay Drive.
Please continue to help us keep motorists, bikers, pedestrians, and our workers safe by respecting the posted work zone speed limits. In addition, please remember that areas not open to traffic are active work areas. For your own safety, these areas are currently closed to the general public for all vehicular traffic and pedestrian traffic including mopeds, walking, biking, and jogging.
Please help to keep our roads and highways safe.