Kuhio Hwy. closes nightly for bridge work starting Sunday
Wainiha, Kaua'i -
UPDATE: The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will need one additional night closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) on the north shore of Kauai to complete paving at the Waipa Bridge.
Work was rained out on Thursday, Jan. 9.
The additional closure is tentatively scheduled for one day in the week starting Monday, Jan. 13. Currently the plan is to do the work on Monday night, but should the wet trade wind weather continue, the work will be moved to another night. Notice will be made through HDOT's GovDelivery notification system https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/hidot/subscriber/new if the closure is canceled for the night.
These will be full closures of the highway between Waioli Bridge in the vicinity of Anae Road and Waikoko Bridge south of Lumahai Beach.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public of scheduled nightly closures of Kuhio Highway (Route 560) on Kauai’s north shore Sunday, Jan. 5 through Thursday, Jan. 9. On these nights, there will be a full closure of the highway between Wainiha and Hanalei starting at 7:30 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m. the following morning.
There will be no vehicular access to Kuhio Highway past Kumu Road once the closures begin.
Shuttle service will be provided to Wainiha and Hanalei residents and authorized Transient Vacation Rental (TVR) guests. Shuttles will go between the Waioli Park & Ride and Waipa Bridge, and the Waipa Bridge and Waikoko Bridge, on an as needed schedule (they will go back and forth whenever there are people waiting at a Park and Ride or a Bridge). A shuttle between the Waikoko Park and Ride and the Wainiha General Store. The schedule is on this link: