Traffic Signal Pole Replacement Work will take place on Wednesday, May 5th, and lead to lane closures on Makala Boulevard near Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Highway 19).
Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) Team
The Hawai'i Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 that the County of Hawai'i Department of Public Works (DPW) Traffic Division crews will be conducting traffic signal pole replacement work at the intersection of Makala Boulevard and Queen Kaahumanu Highway (Highway 19).
Work will take place from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, weather permitting.
During work hours, the Westbound Lanes of Makala Boulevard from the intersections of Queen Kaahumanu Highway and Luhia Street (Kona Common Shopping Center - Mauka entrance) will be temporarily closed to allow crews to complete pole replacement work.
Motorists are being asked to used alternate routes during the scheduled work hours.
Traffic Signal was badly damaged in a single-vehicle collision back on the evening of April 18th, 2021. (Please click here to read the update on that incident)