In Brief | Big Island | 1-12-14


Road work planned around Hawaii Island

Alternating single lane closures will be in effect on Mamalahoa Highway, between Uluoa Street and Old Kona Village Road, in North Kona for sign installation, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Alternating single lane closures will also be in effect on Hawaii Belt Road between mile markers 28 and 29, in the vicinity of Kaawalii Gulch in North Hilo, for roadway improvement work, according to the department.

Alternating lane closures are also planned on Hawaii Belt Road between mile markers 8 and 13.5, in the area spanning Keaau to Mountain View, for roadway improvements.

Crews will be working from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Alternating single lane closures remain in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the Umauma Stream Bridge on Hawaii Belt Road, near mile marker 16 in Hakalau, for bridge repairs, according to the department. Vehicle weight is limited to 25 tons and the speed limit over the bridge is 25 mph. Vehicles heavier than 25 tons must use Kauniho Road, Old Mamalahoa Highway and Leopolino Road as a detour route.

By local sources