Road work to tentatively begin on the pavement and safety improvement project on Highway 190 (Māmalahoa Highway) in Kamuela on Monday, August 16th, 2021 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 which is currently scheduled to tentatively begin on Monday, August 16th, 2021.
(Date is subject to change based on contractors' completion with paving work at another location and equipment movement to this project site).
Work hours are as follows:
Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm (Tentatively)
Paving Contractor Jas W. Glover Limited (Ltd.) will begin to stage paving equipment along Highway 190 near the work area in the coming days in preparation for the start of road work.
The project is expected to take 1 to 2 months to complete (including the striping/installation of safety improvements planned).
Road work will be happening between the following milepost and include the following intersections:
Mile Marker 1 to 3.9
Intersections of Waimea-Kohala Airport (MUE) Road and Waimea Self Storage/Edwin Deluz Base Yard
Road Work will include the following:
PAVING, INSTALLING MILLED RUMBLE STRIPS IN THE CENTERLINE AND SHOULDER AND UPGRADING GUARDRAIL, PAVEMENT SIGNING, AND MARKINGS.
Motorists who use Highway 190 between Kailua-Kona, Waikoloa Village, and Waimea are asked to anticipate delays or use alternate routes to avoid delays.
All road work will be weather permitting.