Highway reopened after partial closure for sewage spill

Road reopened at around 12:30 p.m.

 UPDATED 1:23 PM HST Apr 09, 2013
HANAMA`ULU, Hawaii -

Kauai police have reopened the right south-bound lane on Kuhio Highway, between Hanama'ulu and Ma'alo Road after it was closed to allow responding agencies to assess and fix a blocked sewer line Tuesday morning.

A sewage spill was reported in the area at approximately 7:20 a.m.

The Wastewater Division was managing the situation with assistance from the Roads Division, Kauai Police Department, and the state Department of Transportation.

While the work is being done, motorists are urged to avoid the area and seek an alternate route to get to their destination.

The road was reopened at around 12:30 p.m.

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