Bridge inspection work scheduled for this week

Bride inspection work next week

LIHUE — The state Department of Transportation Kauai District announced the following traffic changes on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) and Halewili Road (Route 540) for bridge inspection work.

Wahiawa makai stream bridge (Halewili Bridge)

Lanes will be shifted on Halewili Road (Route 540) over the Wahiawa makai stream bridge, near Quarry Drive, on Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. No lanes will be closed.

Wahiawa mauka bridge

Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) will be closed over the Wahiawa mauka bridge, west of Kalaheo, on Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Traffic will be detoured to Halewili Road.

Hanapepe River bridge

Lanes will be closed on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) in the westbound direction between Iona Road and Puolo Road on Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastbound traffic will be allowed through the area. Westbound traffic will be detoured onto Hanapepe Road where a 10-ton weight limit will be enforced on county bridge.

Signage has been installed throughout the area to warn motorists of the closures.


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