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:

Under Construction
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 7/1/19

There is no new information to share at this time.

Update 6/1/19

There is no new information at this time.

Update 5/1/19

The construction contract for this project was awarded to Hawaiian Dredging Construction on March 21, 2019 for $23,998,000.00. The contract Notice to Proceed is not planned for issuance until late June/early July. The contract duration is 401 calendar days beginning upon issuance of the Notice to Proceed.

Update 3/1/19

There is no new information to share at this time.

Update 2/1/19

This project is currently being bid for construction through a prior awarded multiple award task order contract. Project award is anticipated in late February/early March with the Notice to Proceed targeted for issuance in mid-May 2019.

Update 12/1/2018

There is no new information to share at this time.

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


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Project Details
Project # HI STP SR56(1)
Location Island of Kauai
Status Under Construction

Contact Information

Project Manager: Mike Will
Phone: 720-963-3647
Email: michael.will@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228