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Road Alerts

Monday
Feb082016

80 Foot Long Concrete Girders to Be Transported to Kapi‘olani Street Extension Project.

HILO, February 8, 2016 – The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works announces that its contractor Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd. will be transporting 80 foot long concrete girders from Jas W Glover base yard on Leilani Street to the Kapi’olani Street Extension project between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:30 pm on February 16, 17, and 18.

Route #1 will start from Jas W. Glover on Leilani Street, left onto Kanoelehua Avenue (Highway11), right onto East Lanikāula Street, and straight up to the intersection of Kapi’olani Street and West Lanikāula Street, then right into the jobsite. 

Route #2 will continue from the Kapi’olani Street and West Lanikāula Street intersection uphill on West Lanikāula which transitions to Kumukoa Street, then to the Mohouli Street and Kumukoa Street intersection, right onto Mohouli Street, and down to the intersection of Kapi’olani Street and Mohouli Street, then right on into the jobsite. 

Motorists are advised to drive with caution and expect delays as police escorts will have to block the entire roadway to allow for the large transport truck to make the necessary turns.  Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes and plan accordingly. 

The County of Hawaii Department of Public Works apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.

If you have any questions, contact Isemoto Contracting Co., Ltd. at 935-7194, or Barett Otani, Information and Education Specialist, at (808) 961-8787.

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Thursday
Jan142016

KOMOHANA STREET RECONSTRUCTION WORK IN PROGRESS

HILO, October 6, 2015 - The Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works and its contractor Yamada and Sons, Inc. has begun reconstruction work on the Komohana Street  roadway and is proceeding from Kūkūau Street towards Waiānuenue Avenue.

The Contractor’s working hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.  The project is expected to be completed by February 22, 2016, weather and construction conditions permitting. 

The project involves the reconstruction of approximately 4000 feet of roadway, traffic signal upgrades, pavement striping, and replacing utility valves and boxes.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and to drive with caution as heavy vehicles and machinery will be in the work zone.  Alternate lane closures will be in effect and at a minimum, one lane of travel in each direction will be provided at all times through the construction area for the duration of the project.

Hawai‘i County Department of Public Works apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and thanks the community for their patience and understanding.

If there are any questions or concerns, please call Yamada and Sons, Inc. at (808) 933-8434 or Barett Otani, Information and Education Specialist, at (808) 961-8787.