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Alternating lane closure on Keahole Airport Road for resurfacing of the tie in to the Queen Kaahumanu Highway to begin at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 in Latest Department News

KAILUA-KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be paving the Keahole Airport Road Intersection as part of the Queen Kaahumanu Highway Widening, Phase 2. The work, which will involve milling down the existing roadway and resurfacing to provide a smooth connection to the Queen Kaahumanu Highway, will begin at 8 p.m., Thursday, June 14, 2018 and end at 5 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018.

Motorists will be allowed through the area on an alternating basis. Signage and traffic control, including flaggers, will be in place throughout the closure. Operators at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA) have been notified through their monthly Airport Operators Meeting and message boards leading up to the airport.

Travelers needing to access KOA tonight and early tomorrow morning should plan for additional travel time to the airport.

More information on the Queen Kaahumanu Highway Widening, Phase 2 can be found at