HI STP SR56(1) KAPAA STREAM BRIDGE & MAILIHUNA INT

Project Overview

The Central Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highway Administration in cooperation with the Hawaii Department of Transportation is developing a project located on the Kuhio Highway, Route 56, near M.P. 10, the Kapaa Stream Bridge and Mailihuna Road intersection, on the Island of Kauai.

A Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) has been prepared pursuant to HRS Chapter 343 (as amended), and Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 11, Chapter 200. The document published in the April 23, 2017 Office of Environmental Quality Environmental Notice and is available for download by clicking on the All Documents  link on the bottom of this page.

Project Details:

In Development
Island of Kauai, HI

The proposed project is located on the Kuhio Highway (Route 56) near mile post 10. The project would improve the safety and reliability of the Kapaa Stream Bridge, through rehabilitation or replacement, addressing bridge width, load capacity, bridge railing and transitions, and bridge approaches. The project also proposes to improve the highway intersection at Mailihuna Road, which would include roadway widening, lighting, signing, pavement markings, drainage, traffic signal installation, and other improvements.


Update 5/1/17

Environment: The final EA FONSI was submitted for OEQC publication on Tuesday April 11, 2017.

Project Development: On-going design activities are focused towards supporting the utility, and right of way processes.

Right of Way: Right of way acquisition is currently underway.

Utilities: Coordination is underway with the utility agencies to prepare agreements for temporary and permanent relocations.

Construction: Funding has not been identified for this project. Project funding is dependent on availability with consideration of other statewide priorities.

Update 4/1/17:
There is no new information to share at this time.


Update 3/1/2017:

Environment: The public comment period for the Draft EA closed. The project Team is reviewing and analyzing public comment to the Draft EA. Preparation of the final EA is in process.

Project Development: From comments received during the public review, the project team is in process of updating the 70% design package to include a roundabout at the intersection of Kuhio Highway and Malihuna Road intersection.

Utilities: Coordination is underway with the utility agencies to prepare agreements for temporary and permanent relocations.

Right of Way: Land owner boundary mapping and project right of way needs have been developed and are currently under review. Landowner meetings and appraisals will be initiated for affected landowners once maps have been approved.

Construction: (Permanent Bridge) Funding has not been identified for this project. Project funding is dependent on availability with consideration of other statewide priorities.


Update 2/1/17:

There is no new information to share at this time.


Update 1/1/17:

Environment: The public comment period for the Draft EA closed. The project Team is reviewing and analyzing public comment to the Draft EA. Preparation of the final EA is in process.

Project Development: From comments received during the public review, the project team is in process of updating the 70% design package to include a roundabout at the intersection of Kuhio Highway and Malihuna Road intersection.

Utilities: Coordination is underway with the utility agencies to prepare agreements for temporary and permanent relocations.

Right of Way: Land owner boundary mapping and project right of way needs have been developed and are currently under review. Landowner meetings and appraisals will be initiated for affected landowners once maps have been approved.

Construction: (Permanent Bridge) Funding has not been identified for this project. Project funding is dependent on availability with consideration of other statewide priorities.


Comments
Construction Amount Between $10,000,000 and $25,000,000

Sections

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Project Details
Project # HI STP SR56(1)
Project Name KAPAA STREAM BRIDGE & MAILIHUNA INT
Location Island of Kauai
Status In Development

Contact Information

Project Manager

Mike Will
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
Attn: Mike Will
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO   80228
Phone: 720-963-3647
Fax: 720.963.3596
michael.will@dot.gov