Meet set on bridge project

LIHUE — The Hawaii Department of Transportation in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division will be holding a public meeting to share information on the Kuhio Highway-Mailihuna Road Intersection Improvements and Kapaa Stream Bridge Replacement project.

The Kapaa Stream Bridge is located at milepost 9.85 on Kuhio Highway (State Route 56) on the east side of Kauai, and the Kuhio Highway-Mailihuna Road Intersection Improvements is located about 550 feet south of Kapaa Stream Bridge.

The purpose of this project is to improve traffic operations and enhance safety of the Kapaa Stream Bridge and the Kuhio Highway-Mailihuna Road intersection. The project is currently in the environmental compliance and preliminary engineering phase. The meeting is scheduled 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 at Kapaa High School library.

FHWA and HDOT representatives will be available to answer questions.

Those unable to attend can contact the project manager, Mike Will, for a copy of the meeting materials, at or at (720) 963-3647.

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