DOT plans roadwork on Big Island
The state Department of Transportation’s Highways Division announced the following roadwork for the Big Island for this week, weather permitting:
• On Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 19), alternating lane closures on Umauma Bridge in the vicinity of Hakalau (16 mile marker) in both directions, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for steel bridge repairs. Travel speed on Umauma Bridge is reduced to 25 mph and vehicle weight is limited to 25 tons. All trucks heavier than 25 tons should use detour on Kauniho Road, Old Mamalahoa Highway and Leopolino Road.
• On Hawaii Belt Road (Highway 19), alternating single-lane closures in both directions between mile markers 27.9 and 29 in the vicinity of Kaawalii Gulch, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. daily, Tuesday through Friday, for roadway improvements.
• On Volcano Highway (Highway 11), alternating single-lane closures in both directions between mile markers 8.6 and 13.4, between Keaau and Mountain View, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, for pavement reconstruction.
Please note, lane closure schedules could change at any time without further notice.
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