Preparation work underway for pavement and safety improvement project on Highway 190 (Mamalahoa Highway) in Kamuela.
Published by: HIRSC - Hawaii Island (Kamuela) Team
Hawai'i Department of Transportation (HDOT) - Highways Division crews have begun preparation work on Highway 190 (Mamalahoa Highway) in Kamuela, South Kohala for pavement and safety improvements projects expected to begin in late April 2021.
On Thursday, April 15th, Contractor Jas W. Glover Limited (Ltd.) has also begun to stage paving equipment just south of the 3-mile marker on Highway 190 in preparation for the start of road work.
Road work will be happening between the following milepost and include the following intersections:
Mile Marker 3 to 7
Intersections of Old Saddle Road and West Hawaii Concrete Quarry Road
Road Work will include the following:
INSTALLING MILLED RUMBLE STRIPS IN THE CENTERLINE AND SHOULDER AND UPGRADING GUARDRAIL, PAVEMENT SIGNING, AND MARKINGS.
Work hours and dates will be released in the coming days. HDOT is advising motorists who use Highway 190 near Kamuela to plan ahead and use alternate routes when work begins, if possible.
We will provide an update as the dates and times are released. HIRSC Team has released this update as a courtesy notice for South Kohala motorists to be prepared.
All road work will be weather permitting.