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Friday
Jan122018

STRIPING AND TRAFFIC MARKINGS MAINTENANCE ON PALANI RD. BETWEEN KUAKINI HWY. AND QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU HWY. (1/16/18 - 1/24/18)

KONA -  The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works Traffic Division will be doing maintenance work on the striping and traffic markings on Palani Rd. from Kuakini Hwy. to Queen Ka‘ahumanu Hwy.  Work is scheduled between the hours of 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM from Tuesday, January 16, 2018, and is expected to be completed by Wednesday, January 24, 2018, weather conditions permitting.  No work will occur on the weekend.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and to drive with caution as heavy vehicles will be in the work zone.  Travel in both directions will be provided at all times.  Special off-duty police officers will be posted in the area to facilitate traffic movement.

The County of Hawai‘i 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 Barett Otani, Information and Education Specialist, at 961-8787.

map of work area on Palani St. between Kuakini Highway and Queen Kaahumanu Highway

Wednesday
Mar012017

PREPARATORY WORK FOR KAWAILANI ST. IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO BEGIN ON MONDAY, MARCH 6

Jas W. Glover Ltd., contracted by the County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works, will begin preparatory work for the Kawailani St. Improvement Project (Iwalani St. to Pohakulani St.) on Monday, March 6, 2017. 

The contractor’s working hours for the project are from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, weather and construction conditions permitting.  Motorists are advised to drive with caution.

The main construction activities on the roadway and intersections will begin in the last week of March 2017 and are estimated to be completed in the 4th quarter of 2018. 

The project includes grading, paving; installing drainage improvements, water mains, retaining walls, and street lighting; constructing sidewalks, curbs and gutters, driveways, curb ramps and paved swales; and installing pavement markings and signs.  Traffic signals will be installed on the Iwalani St. and Kawailani St. intersection and on the Kawailani St. and Pohakulani St. intersection.

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

For more information, questions or concerns, please call David Sato, Jas W. Glover Ltd. at (808) 469-1909 or Barett Otani, Department of Public Works, Information and Education Specialist at (808) 961-8787.

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